Please note that this award is presented every second year in even-numbered years. Nominations will be accepted in 2024.
The Jewish Communal Professional Leadership Award recognizes an outstanding professional working for a Jewish organization in Ottawa who is dedicated to advancing an exceptional quality of Jewish life in Ottawa.
Nominations are solicited every second year on even-numbered years.
2022 - Sarah Beutel
The recipient of this inaugural award is Sarah Beutel. Few professional positions at the Jewish Federation of Ottawa are as impactful on the Ottawa Jewish community as the VP of Community Building, and Sarah’s success in this role has made our community better and stronger through greater engagement and collaboration. Sarah lives the Federation mission to advance and promote an exceptional quality of Jewish life. She has a deep commitment to our community, raising her family here, working for the community, and giving of her own time in volunteer leadership roles with Na’amat Canada, Jewish Family Services, and her children’s Jewish day school. She is a confident leader and an approachable mentor, who sees the big picture, and excels at building strong relationships. Her past experience includes working for Hillel Lodge Long Term Care Foundation and grant writing for various organizations.
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Nominations will be accepted in 2024.