[heading]Recipient of the 2012 R.B. Colborne Award of Excellence – Iona Sedore[/heading]
Iona joined Pacific Western Ltd. In 1989 with the acquisition of Simcoe Coach Lines where she drove school bus, line run and charter for 17 years. Today with a total of 40 years of driving experience, 4.5 million kilometers driven and countless customer service accolades, Iona is #1 in seniority as a Charter Operator at P.W. Transportation. She prefers at this stage to sign up for longer multi-day trips within Ontario, Quebec and the United States.
In 2005 she received the National Transportation Lifetime Achievement Award from Transportation Health and Safety Ontario Association (THSAO).
Truly a driving professional, both her charter clients and colleagues have high praise for her problem solving abilities and positive influence as a role model. The following quotes are taken directly from her nomination:
“…my goal would be to become a driver like her. She is my role model.”
“She went above and beyond. Her driving was spectacular.”
“In my humble opinion, she is a WONDERFUL PERSON and as a representative of your company you could NOT have anyone better!!”
Iona is being honoured at the R.B.Colborne Award celebration scheduled for February 25th, 2013 in Ontario.
Pacific Western Transportation Ltd: (PWT) is one of Canada’s largest privately-owned people transportation companies. Operating for over 50 years, Pacific Western Toronto has developed an extensive offering of high quality tourism services including Toronto Airport Express. As the 2010 IMG Operator of the Year, Pacific Western exceeds customer expectations by employing talented people who share in the dedication of a company committed to safety with service.