R.B. Colborne Award of Excellence
Past recipients of the Award of Excellence reflect on what being part of the Pacific Western Group of Companies has meant to them and being the recipient of our company’s most prestigious award.
Passenger Experience Representative – Red Arrow Motorcoach
“To love my work is to love my life...” This phrase is part of Roxanne’s personal philosophy. Roxanne takes great pride in her work, enjoying the hustle and bustle of helping her passengers. Co-workers compliment Roxanne on how giving she is of time and knowledge. In 2014, customers sent in 19 unsolicited compliments praising Roxanne’s performance.
Roxanne has shown a great talent for creative thinking and problem-solving. Her abilities to assess a situation and find a mutually beneficial solution are what have made her stand out as an exceptional person – personally and professionally.
Sue van Steenoven
School Bus Operator - SOUTHLAND Transportation
Sue started with SOUTHLAND in 1997 and has been a great example of living by the Core Values. Teamwork has been pivotal in Sue’s professional driving career. She volunteers for projects such as the company social committee and Calgary Stampede Parade and is an active participant in the city, provincial, and national School Bus Roadeos. Over the years, Sue has also been an important part of the company recruitment campaigns, appearing in numerous print and visual advertisements.
Truly an ambassador for professional school bus operators everywhere, Sue has been nominated twice for the prestigious Tourism Calgary White Hat Award. In April 2006, she was the first school bus operator to win the Driver of the Month Award from the Alberta Motor Transportation Association.
Sue’s motto, “I believe I can,” exemplifies her winning philosophy in all things.
Bowie Sustainable Leadership Award
Past recipients of the Sustainable Leadership Award reflect on what being part of the Pacific Western Group of Companies has meant to them and being the recipient of our company’s leadership award.