DJJ Lifetime Achievement Award in
Donald J. Johnston led FP Canada through its successful first decade of development and operation as the premier standard-setting organization for the financial planning profession in Canada.
The Donald J. Johnston Award recognizes a recipient’s lifetime contribution and positive impact on FP Canada’s certifications and on the financial planning profession as a whole.
The 2023 DJJ Lifetime Achievement Award nomination period is now open.
Download the Nomination Package
The deadline for 2023 Nomination Packages is May 5, 2023.
Nominees for the Donald J. Johnston Award will be assessed against the following criteria:
- FP Canada™ Fellow
The nominee must be an FP Canada Fellow.
- Profound contribution and positive impact on FP Canada certifications and on the financial planning profession as a whole.
The nominee must have:
- Demonstrated leadership and had a tangible, far-reaching impact on the profession and the public it serves by inspiring increased industry, advisor and/or consumer recognition of the importance of financial planning and the positioning of FP Canada certifications as the standard to which planners must be held to properly serve the public interest;
- Made a significant direct contribution in support of the work of FP Canada; and
- Had a positive impact on the end users of financial services or the industry and organizations through which these services are widely offered.
Given that the Donald J. Johnston Lifetime Achievement Award in Financial Planning is a prestigious distinction, the criteria for acceptance of new recipients are extremely high.
As such, the Donald J. Johnston Lifetime Achievement Award may not be awarded every year.
CFP®, FP Canada™ Fellow
2020 Larry A. Wood, CFP®, FP Canada™ Fellow
2018 Dawn Hawley, CFP®, FP Canada™ Fellow
2017 John De Goey, CFP®, FP Canada™ Fellow
2011 Randy Reynolds, CFP®, FP Canada™ Fellow
2010 Michael E. Lem, CFP®, FP Canada™ Fellow
2009 Patricia Lovett-Reid, CFP®, FP Canada™ Fellow
2008 Jim Rogers
2007 Alastair Rickard, FP Canada™ Fellow
2006 Donald J. Johnston