Member of the Order of Canada
- Awarded on: April 30, 1992
- Invested on: October 21, 1992
Founding President of the Canadian Amateur Diving Association and one of the founders of the Aquatic Hall of Fame and Museum of Canada in Winnipeg, he has been a dedicated supporter of amateur sport for many years. His efforts have resulted in improved facilities and funding and he has also succeeded in attracting qualified volunteers to share their expertise with young athletes.