With the 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards’ nomination process soon drawing to a close, Benefits Canada is pleased to announce this year’s panel of judges.

The deadline for this year’s awards is Fri., July 7, at which time the awards entries will be turned over to the hands of several industry experts.

Read: Who are the winners of the 2022 Workplace Benefits Awards?

Among this year’s judges are a few of last year’s winners, including:

  • Madison Dickson, human resources coordinator, Equitable Bank
  • Michael Dimaano, manager, total compensation and HR policy, Ottawa Community Housing Corp.
  • Dana Hurst, director of wellness, BGIS Global Integrated Solutions Canada
  • Anna MacDonald, director of HR services, Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan
  • Janet Young, director, well-being & health services, Telus Communications Inc.

The judging panel also includes:

  • Katharine Coons, national workplace mental health specialist, Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Wendy Cukier, founder of the Diversity Institute at Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Matt Davison, Western University’s dean of science and principal researcher at Canada’s Financial Wellness Lab
  • Jordan Fremont, partner, pensions and benefits team, Bennett Jones LLP
  • Jean-Guy Gauthier, expert in risk and benefits management, CQFD Actuariat
  • Julie Holden, principal, Holden & Associates
  • Sadie Janes, associate editor, Benefits Canada
  • Jennifer Paterson, editor, Benefits Canada
  • Lidia Pawlikowski, associate vice-president, health consulting, Hub International Ltd.
  • Lizann Reitmeier, associate director, Willis Towers Watson
  • Blake Wolfe, managing editor, Benefits Canada

Good luck to all of the entrants. To start — or finish — an entry, visit the 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards site here.

Read: 2023 Workplace Benefits Awards opens for entries