The Kidney Foundation of Canada

The 2017 Kidney Foundation of Canada Circle of Excellence Award


This new award, created in 2017, recognizes an individual staff member’s (or members’) outstanding accomplishment(s) in a given calendar year. It is presented to a staff member (or group of staff) who has gone “above and beyond” the scope of their current position by, for example, involvement in a special project, realization of a significant achievement, or a significant accomplishment which has had an impact on the Foundation on a national basis. This award is open to staff at all levels of the organization across the country with at least 2 years of service. More than one award may be presented in a given year.

Hélène Boisvert

Hélène Boisvert, Director of Programs, has been a valuable employee of The Quebec Branch of The Kidney Foundation of Canada for close to 30 years.

Well respected by her colleagues, she is regularly consulted for her vast knowledge and insight. She is the visionary leader behind the Symposium on Chronic Kidney Failure Prevention for Quebec health professionals – a testament to the far-reaching scope of Hélène’s contributions. Helene is known as the “voice of the patient in Quebec.”

An astute fundraiser, Hélène’s efforts have helped enrich community activities, including a camp for young kidney patients and the Bursary Program.

With her incomparable loyalty, generosity and collaborative spirit, The Kidney Foundation of Canada wishes to congratulate Hélène Boisvert for her many outstanding achievements and contributions over the years.