Electric Vehicle Society is now accepting nominations for the 2021 presentation of the “Howard Hutt Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Electric Transportation” (or “The Howard Hutt Award” for short).

The Howard Hutt award is named after EV Society founder Howard Hutt who founded the “Electric Vehicle Society of Canada” back in 1991. Howard was an EV pioneer long before electric vehicles were considered feasible or generated much interest. It is in his name that we seek out any person, persons, or entity who have engaged in outstanding efforts towards the advancement of electric transportation in Canada.

Nominations for the Howard Hutt Award can be forwarded to the Chair of the Howard Hutt Award Committee by any full member in good standing of Electric Vehicle Society. Nominees should have accomplished meritorious work towards the advancement of electric vehicle adoption and embrace EV Society’s Vision and Mission. While not restricted to, special consideration shall be given to members of Electric Vehicle Society.

Nominations should be submitted by email and may include: 

  • Letters of support or testimonials; 
  • Photos or videos;
  • Cover letter and/or CV;
  • Special certifications, diplomas, etc.;
  • Any other documents that prove expertise or worthiness.

Please forward all nominations to the current Committee Chair, Mike.Knox@EVSociety.ca by February 19, 2021 when the nomination window will close. Nomination submitters may be contacted for further information if required.