A resident of Prince George for almost 60 years, Noreen Rustad is a proud advocate for her community and its issues. Among her many achievements, Noreen is a founding director of the Prince George Community Foundation, an organization which fosters philanthropy to build permanent endowment funds to support community projects. An original supporter of UNBC, Noreen also played an integral role in helping to establish the University and providing students in the North better access to education. Through her generous, community minded citizen, Noreen puts endless energy, enthusiasm and organization into projects and turns them into brilliant successes that improve opportunities for Prince George and the North.
BC Achievement is an independent foundation established in 2003 that honours excellence and inspires achievement in British Columbia.