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Mission: to promote the sport of scuba diving in Ontario through safety, advocacy,
cultural & environmental awareness
, self-governance.....and fun!

The TINMAN Award

The "TINMAN" Award, in memory of Al McIlmoyle, was originally sponsored by The Scuba Club of Toronto.
It is awarded to a diving club, organization or individual for excellence in volunteer service to the non-diving community in Ontario.
This award is continued through sponsorship of the OUC.


  1. The nominated club, group or individual must be a member in good standing of the Ontario Underwater Council.
  2. Nominations are for excellence in volunteer service to the non-diving community in Ontario.
  3. Presentation of the award will be made by the O.U.C. President at the Annual General Meeting.
  4. The award does not have to be presented if there is no deserving candidate.
  5. Nominations will be kept confidential and should be sent only to the personal attention of the President of the Ontario Underwater Council.
  6. Nominations must be forwarded by Club Executives, Council Directors or Advisory Board Members.
  7. Selection will be in the hands of a Special Awards Committee consisting of the O.U.C. President and two others of his choice from the Board of Advisors.
  8. Final ratification of the award winners shall be made by majority vote of the Board of Directors.
  9. The award will be retained as a perpetual award in the OUC offices.


  1. Nominee's name and address.
  2. Occupation.
  3. Club affiliation.
  4. A detailed history of the service performed including any available support documentation.
  5. Why you are making the nomination
  6. A brief synopsis of the nominee's background.
  7. The name and signature of the Individual, Club or OUC Director making the nomination.
  8. Date of the nomination.


  1. The recipient will receive a framed certificate.
  2. The recipient's name will be engraved on the award.



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