Wayne McLellan received his award at the 27th CHES Annual Meeting which was held in Calgary Alberta, September 9-11, 2007.

Wayne has been an active member of CHES since the early 1980's and has been involved in numerous activities with CHES at both the national and provincial levels. At the national level he served as Secretary from 2003-2005, and Vice President from 2005-2007, and was elected as President for 2007-2009. He was instrumental in establishing the national CHES website which has been a major communication resource for the membership. At the provincial level Wayne has been very active in helping to organize three provincial conferences for the Ontario Chapter.

Through his enthusiasm Wayne has inspired his peers to contribute to the development of CHES as a strong organization. He is very committed to his profession, and has worked tirelessly to help members create the type of environment which is essential for efficient and effective health care delivery.