Margaret Reynolds, 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Award Nominee

March 08, 2016

Congratulations to GLS alumna Margaret Reynolds for being nominated for a 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the category of Arts, Culture & Design.

"For more than 25 years, Margaret has worked tirelessly on behalf of BC-owned book publishers to ensure a vibrant publishing industry in the province. As the Executive Director of the Association of Book Publishers of BC she is a hub in the community, working with librarians, teachers, writers’ groups, booksellers and government. Among other accolades, she was awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the BC Teacher-Librarians Association. She has been a driving force behind many initiatives including Poetry in Transit and the Environmentally Sound Paper Initiative. She has supported the growth of BC’s book publishers to become leaders on the national and global publishing scene and has devoted many volunteer hours to organizations such as the Alliance for Arts and Culture."

For more information on the YWCA Women of Distinction Awared, see their website here.

Well done Margaret!