2021 Surrey Award of Recognition: Christine Meutzner

Award of Recognition: Christine Meutzner

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) announces that Christine Meutzner of Nanaimo is a recipient of an Award of Recognition. The award was presented at the Federation’s annual conference awards gala online on June 5.  

The longstanding archivist and manager of the Nanaimo Community Archives, Christine has been advocating for Nanaimo heritage and history for almost 25 years. Christine’s career has been marked by professionalism and exceptional community service, allowing countless researchers and community members to gain increased perspective and appreciation for Nanaimo’s historic roots.  

A promoter of heritage and history, Christine has played an active role in the broader Nanaimo heritage scene, serving on the civic heritage advisory committee and a director of the Nanaimo Historical Society. You can view her acceptance speech below.