Outstanding Achievement Award

The Outsanding Achievement Award of the Québec Committee recognizes the exceptional work and dedication of a CSIA member toward the advancement of ski teaching in Québec. The recipient of the Oustanding Achievement Award is determined by the members of the Québec Committee and the Award is given each year during the General Assembly. Every CSIA member can nominate a colleague to receive the Award (see below for instructions).

Past recipients

Hélène and Conrad GuayH C Guay prix2015
Photo credit: Richard Jodoin


Pierre Prévost
Pierre Prevost Photo credit: André Fortin

Pierre Prévost
Pierre Prevost2
Photo credit: André Fortin


Mario Podorieszach
Mario Podo Photo credit: André Fortin

Mario Podorieszach
Mario Podo plaque
Photo credit: André Fortin


Robert Rhéaume
bob3 Photo credit: André Fortin


Josianne Legault
1a-IMG 9154fix Photo credit: André Fortin


Fondation de l'École de Neige du Mont Orford
Simon Blouin
Luc Borduas
Luc Chapdelaine
André Williams

cole Orford


Gilbert Gratton


Christian Charette


Jean-Pierre Benoît

Selection criteria
  • The candidate has been a member of the CSIA for at least 10 years;
  • The candidate has worked in the ski teaching industry in Québec for at least 5 years;
  • The candidate has contributed to the advancement of ski teaching in Québec;
  • The candidate has contributed to the recruitment and adherence of the CSIA's members;
  • The candidate has demonstrated dedication toward the CSIA and its members;
  • The candidate has contributed to the development of the skiing techniques and teaching methods;
  • The candidate has contributed to the advancement of the ski instructor profession.
Nomination procedure
  • To nominate a colleague, please fill the Nomination Form and send it to the Committee secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  before the 1st of July preceeding the General Assembly.