WINNERS CIRCLE

Winners Circle

Winners Circle: Safe Driving and Award Winning Customer Service

Pacific Western Toronto is proud to recognize every one of our deserving award recipients. All of our employees, have it be drivers, customer service representatives or office and support staff are integral components of our success. Their everlasting commitment to safe driving and passion for providing high quality customer service makes them invaluable members of Pacific Western Toronto. We thank them for their significant contributions and congratulate them on their awards.

These awards are a testament to PWT’s commitment to safety and continuous service improvement. On behalf of everyone at Pacific Western Toronto, I would like to congratulate each recipient on their awards and thank them for their significant contributions.
Matthew Cox | VP Motorcoach, PWT Group of Companies

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OMCA DRIVER EXCELLENCE AWARD

 

The Driver Excellence is the longest standing award presented by OMCA for professional drivers in the Canadian motorcoach industry. It highlights driver excellence in many different areas over the period of a year, but specifically with regard to safety and customer service. It is presented annually at the Awards Banquet during the OMCA Annual Conference in November.

Marian Stringer

2018 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Marian Stringer, Driver

Martin Sutton

2017 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Martin Sutton, Driver

Rob Piper

2015 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Rob Piper, Driver

Byron Baker

2013 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Byron Baker, Driver

Brett Wile

2012 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Brett Wile, Driver

Stu Pritchard

2011 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Stu Pritchard, Driver

Stan Buzdon

2008 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Stan Buzdon, Driver

Douglas Doyle

2007 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Douglas Doyle, Driver

Sjef Basemans

2006 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Sjef Basemans, Driver

Les Szeltner

2004 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Les Szeltner, Driver

Steve Sanford

1997-98 OMCA Driver Excellence Award
Steve Sanford, Driver

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OMCA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes those individuals who have dedicated an outstanding amount of time and effort to the motorcoach industry, and in particular, to OMCA. This is not an annual award, but presented on an occasional basis as deemed appropriate.

Terry Spark

2011 OMCA Lifetime Achievement Award
Terry Spark, Director of Safety & Development

Clare Hannah

2001 OMCA Lifetime Achievement Award
Clare Hannah, Operator

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SCENIC TOURS DRIVER OF THE YEAR

In order to recognize superior performance and quality of service extended to guests of Scenic Tours, they offer Driver of the Year Award. In order to qualify for this award, Drivers must have driven a minimum of 4 over the road tours during the 2012 summer season. These 4 tours must have included a minimum of 4 over the road days.

Gaymore Anderson

2015 Scenic Tours Driver of The Year
Gaymore Anderson, Driver

Marina Travlou

2012 Scenic Tours Driver of The Year
Marina Travlou, Driver

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R.B. COLBORNE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

The R.B Colborne Award of Excellence recognizes and celebrates employees who have made a significant contribution through a commitment to our Core Values — the same Core Values first instilled by Pacific Western company founder Bob Colborne.

Mark Wright

2016 R.B Colborne Award of Excellence
Mark Wright, Duty Manager

Iona Sedore

2012 R.B Colborne Award of Excellence
Iona Sedore, Driver

Marlene Boyle

2001 R.B Colborne Award of Excellence
Marlene Boyle, Facilitator, Training

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NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION DRIVER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Presented by the Ontario Minister of Transportation the recipient of this award symbolizes commitment to his/her profession. This commitment could manifest itself in various forms: on-road safety records, letters of recommendation commenting on the work ethic/customer service, community service, etc. These attributes are to be exhibited over time.

Pat Harrington

1999 National Transportation Driver of the Year Award
Pat Harrington, Driver

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NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Presented by the Ontario Minister of Transportation the recipient of this award has dedicated at least 30 successful years to transportation.

Iona Sedore

2005 National Transportation Lifetime Achievement Award
Iona Sedore, Driver

Rob Piper

2005 National Transportation Lifetime Achievement Award
Rob Piper, Driver

Chuck Saulnier

2004 National Transportation Lifetime Achievement Award
Chuck Saulnier, Driver