The Maple Leaf Award 2016 is presented to a CHBA- Alberta general member (non-builder) who contributed to the overall betterment of the industry in Alberta.
This year’s recipient is Mike Borkristl, president of Tricor Designs Group, who was inspired to pursue a career in home building by winning CHBA-Calgary Region’s Student House Design Competition.
Borkristl’s passionate belief and support for the design competition dates back to 1978 when he was invited to be a judge and has continued for almost four decades, including many years as chair. The competition now attracts 250 submissions a year, and has encouraged thousands of students to consider careers in the industry while strengthening the collaborative relationship with SAIT and high schools.
2017-18 BILD CALGARY REGION 40 YEARS VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION
Mike Borkristl, president of Tricor Designs Group, has been volunteering continuously for 40 years to the association.
Although the student house committee has been the longest committee Mike has served on, Mike also serves on many other committees such as the inner City Committee, bylaw sustainment, and other task force groups including several involving liaison with the City of Calgary Planning departments.
2004 CHBA CALGARY REGION BOB WARD MEMORIAL AWARD
The Bob Ward Memorial Award is presented to a CHBA-Calgary Region general member for long standing years of volunteer service to the region.
This years recipient is Mike Borkristl, president of Tricor Designs Group, for 26 years of volunteer service to the association.