Order of Jopo

Prestigious Award

The Order of Jopo is the most prestigious award the Vernon Winter Carnival hands out. It is given to past Chairman, Dignitaries & Honored City representatives as well as long time Carnival workers.

Long time Carnival workers

1975 Evelyn Tebo / John Ladyman

1976 Dorothy Sawicki

1980 Stuart Fleming / Petie Kaulback

1982 Stella Andrews

1983 George Zimmerman

1985 Fern Makarenko

1988 Ken Little

1990 June Rigby

1992 Ken & Lil Nistor

1993 Carol Williams

1994 Don Weglo

1995 Ross Simpson

1999 North Okanagan Amateur Radio Club

2000 Phyllis DeBoice

2002 Ursula Gohmann

2003 Lettie Maloney

2004 Cristel Cam

2005 Claudia Brown

2006 Duaine Brown / LeRoy Peterson / Carl Rigby

2007 Donna Hall

2008 Brenda Fletcher

2009 Dorothy Lindley

2010 Sandi LaFleche

2012 Wayne Emde

2013 Mary Anderson

2014 Dave Fletcher

Dignitaries & Honored City

1974 The Hon. George R. Pearkes, VC Lieutenant-Governor of BC
          The Hon. David Barrett, Premier of BC
          Muni Evers, Mayor, New Westminster
          Ron J. Morrier, CBC-TV Vancouver
        
1976 Walter Owen, Lieutenant-Governor of BC
          Tom Constable, Mayor, Burnaby

1977 Michael Young, Mayor, Victoria

1978 Pierre E. Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
          Ken Curle, Mayor, Red Deer, Alberta

1979 The Hon. Henry Bell-Irving, Lieutenant-Governor of BC
          George Furguson, Mayor, Abbotsford
          Bob Neil, Mayor, Vernon

1980 Donald A. Ross, Mayor, Surrey

1981 Andy Anderson, Mayor, Lethbridge, Alberta
          Neil Davidson, Mayor, Vernon

1982 Ed Schreyer, Governor General of Canada
          Derrick Humphreys, Mayor, West Vancouver

1983 Charles Lakes, Mayor, Trail

1984 Ethel Winger, Mayor, Williams Lake
          The Hon. Robert G. Rogers, Lieutenant-Governor of BC

1985 The Hon. Claude Richmond, Provincial Minister of Tourism

1986 Michael Harcourt, Mayor, Vancouver

1987 Lyall Hanson, MLA & Past Mayor, Vernon
          Ralph Klein, Alderman, Calgary, Alberta

1988 Jack Hebner, Councillor, Spokane, Washington

1989 Cliff Branchflower, Alderman, Kamloops

1990 James H. Stuart, Mayor, Kelowna

1991 Anne Clarke, Past Mayor, Vernon
          Pat Jordan, Past MLA
          Geoff Battersby, Mayor, Revelstoke

1992 Wayne McGrath, Past Mayor, Vernon

1993 Rollie Rose, Mayor, Ladysmith

1994 Stephen D. Wallace, Mayor, Quesnel

1995 Richard A. Lang, Mayor, Modesto, California

1996 Kathy Watson, Mayor, Whitehorse, Yukon
          Garde Gardom, Lieutenant-Governor of BC

1997 Jeff Griffen, Mayor, Reno, Nevada

1998 Larry McNabb, Alderman, Nanaimo
          Vancouver Firefighters Band

2000 Guy Boissy, Mayor, Saint-Lambert, Quebec

2001 Brian Postill, Mayor, Coldstream

2002 Glen Everitt, Mayor, Dawson City, Yukon

2003 David Laird, Mayor, City of Merrit

2004 Ron McCrae, Mayor, Kimberely

2005 Ellen Woodsworth, Councillor, Vancouver

2006 David Perry, Mayor, Penticton

2007 City of New York

2008 George F. Ferguson, Mayor, Abbotsford

2009 Mayor Melamed, Whistler

2010 Wayne Lippert, Mayor, Vernon

2011 Paul Kuehn, President of Modesto, California Sister City Committee

2013 Sharel Shoff, Deputy Mayor of Drumheller, Alberta

 


       

 

 

 

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