Who is Kevin Carr?

Kevin Carr (see photo below) was the seventh president of Newman Theological College, from 1993-2001. He was the first layperson appointed to this position and during his tenure he was involved in a major restructuring and renewal of the College. Committed to a life of service, Carr’s accomplishments include an extensive record of contributions to religious and professional organizations and to the broader community in a variety of roles. He most recently was a lead member on the team to perform the self-study for reaccreditation with the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.

What is the purpose of the award?

The Kevin Carr Christian Leadership Award exists to recognize and honour a layperson or laypersons whose outstanding Christian Leadership reflects the mission and values of Newman Theological College and the qualities that Kevin Carr cherished and exhibited in his work as President.

Who is eligible to receive the award?

Any layperson(s) who has provided significant leadership toward creating a Christian culture, and whose leadership efforts have had a positive and lasting impact in western and northern Canada.

Who is eligible to nominate?

Nominations are invited from individuals, businesses, organizations and community groups.

How do I nominate someone for the award?

Simply fill out the official 2015 nomination form and attach it to the support material described in this brochure. Please refer to the checklist at the end of the brochure to ensure all items have been completed and are included in your nomination package.

Previous Kevin Carr Christian Leadership Award Recipients

2014 Recipient - Marc Barylo
2013 Recipient - Mary Molloy
2012 Recipient - Dr. Kae Neufeld
2011 Recipient - Ms. Rosanna Saccomani, Q.C.
2010 Recipient - Mr. Ben Hochhausen
2009 Recipient - Sr. Annata Brockman
2008 Recipient - Mr. Don Zinyk
2007 Recipient - Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C.
2006 Recipient - Mr. Tim Spelliscy
2005 Recipient - Mr. Ernest Chauvet
2004 Recipient - The Honourable Jean Forest