Don Matthews Memorial Award

The Don Matthews Memorial Award was instituted in honour of the late Don Matthews, a Past President of CBBC as well as many other accomplishments including the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame. The award is presented by the Canadian Beef Breeds Council annually to an individual, group or organization that exemplifies excellence and passion in the Canadian beef cattle seedstock and genetics sector.

Past Recipients:
Dr. Brian Evans, Dr. Matt Taylor, Dr. Norm Willis, Bob Prestage, Dr. Larry Delver, Dr. Bob Church (2014), Dr. Murray Jacobson (2015), Dr. Roger Davis(2016), Gary Smith (2017), Rob Matthews (2018), Roger Peters (2019), Livestock Gentec (2020), Dr. Roy Lewis (2023)