PEI Senior Islander of the Year Award

The PEI Senior Islander of the Year Awards were created to celebrate the many contributions of Island seniors (65 years and older), and to promote positive images of aging. Examples of contributions may include community activities, community engagement, volunteering, fundraising, education, research, fitness, and/or recreation. 

Who qualifies for a Senior Islander of the Year Award? 

In order to qualify, the nominees must be:

  • 65 years of age or older, both at the time of this nomination and while making their contributions; 
  • A resident of PEI, both at the time of this nomination and while making their contributions;
  • Willing to stand for nomination and agree to participate in internal and external communications to promote the award recipient(s).

Please note that past recipients are not eligible to be nominated again, and posthumous nominations are not eligible.

How do I nominate someone?

You can nominate a senior by downloading and completing the nomination form

Nominations can be submitted by email to seniors@gov.pe.ca, or by mail:
Senior Islander of the Year Awards (Attn: Seniors Secretariat, Hailey Arsenault), 2nd floor Jones Building, 11 Kent Street, Charlottetown PE, C1A 7N8. 

For those who are unable to download a nomination form, you can contact us to be provided with a copy.  

What is included as part of the nomination process? 

Those who are interested in nominating a senior for a PEI Senior Islander of the Year award are asked to complete the nomination form in full, and provide a minimum of two letters of support detailing the reasons for the nomination.

Who reviews the nominations?

Nominations are reviewed by the PEI Seniors' Secretariat.

What is the nomination deadline?

The deadline for 2023 nominations has closed. The 2024 call for nominations is expected to be launched in Summer 2024. 

Contact Information

Hailey Arsenault, Seniors Policy Advisor 
Office of Seniors
Telephone: (902) 218-6043
Email: hmbarsenault@ihis.org