2012 NAWIC Award Winners
Winners of the NAWIC 2012 Excellence Awards are:
LEND LEASE CRYSTAL VISION AWARD FOR ADVANCING THE INTERESTS OF WOMEN IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Winner:. Karen Janiszewski, UrbanXchange. Karen is director or UrbanXchange, established in 2008 to focus on providing commercial property and development management advice to not-for-profits.
JOHN HOLLAND AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AS A BUSINESSWOMAN
Winner:Amy O'Neill, Vic Restoration Building Services. Amy is the Business Manager at ic Restoration Building Services based in Castlemaine whose focus it the restoration and adaption of period and historical buildings for modern living.
BAULDERSTONE AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
Winner:Fiona Bowie, John Holland group for South Morang Rail Extension. Fiona was the Environmental Coordinator and went above and beyond her role to find innovative solutions that allowed the project to be delivered a year ahead of schedule and provide significant improvements to the local residents and community.
THIESS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DELIVERY AND DEVELOPMENT
Winner: Connie King, John Holland for Melbourne Airport Teminal 2 Expansion - Project Gates 3 & 4. Connie had to contend with restricted working times, security clearance issue, site access constraints and many other problems but managed to complete the project early and under budget and maintain full operations within all areas of the airport.
ABIGROUP AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION
Winner:Jenny Ryan, Jado Construction for Sandgate Avenue Flood Alleviation Project - Stage 2. Jenny's experience on pipeline projects was vital to her role as Project Manager on the stormwater replacement in Frankston. She managed multiple stages, out of hours with minimal impact to businesses and the public.
GROCON AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DESIGN
Commendation:Nikki Paton, APM Goroup for Monash Uiversity NRAS Student Accommodation. Nikki spent considerable time understanding Monash's vision and mission goals and how the project would support these. Nikki was able to offer a $500,000 saving in construction cost and waws the first to be awarded a 5 Star Green star rating und the Multi Unit Residential v1 tool.
AQUENTA CONSULTING AWARD TO AN EMERGING LEADER
Winner: Anna Morris, John Holland Group. Anna worked fearlessly and ofter outside her comfort zone on two high-profile Desalination Plants and has frequently influenced successfu chang across a range of responsibilities from safetym industrial relations and contract administration to production.
Winner: Sarah Quinton, Brookfield Multiplex. As an OH&S Co-ordinator, Sarah has proven her dedication, passion and commitment to the construction industry. By identifying a gap in the industry’s education of safety, Sarah has been able to positively impact both her colleagues and the wider community, developing a safety program specifically tailored towards construction.
RMIT UNIVERSITY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT BY A STUDENT
MBAV AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT BY AN APPRENTICE / TRAINEE
A big thank you to Jessica Lambourn and the Awards Committee for your dedication and hard work to make it a wonderful evening.