Vision, tenacity and drive describe Wolfgang Zimmermann and his contributions to the community. For over three decades he has advocated for safer workplaces and the rehabilitation of injured workers. He is nationally and internationally recognized for his expertise. Wolfgang is being honoured today for his leadership in creating education and awareness of workplace safety, health promotion, return to work strategies and disability management. 2011 saw the culmination of his work with the official opening of Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences in Port Alberni. It’s the first such degree granting institution in the world and positioned Port Alberni on the international map. Wolfgang Zimmermann inspires us all with his determined contributions…in his field and to his community.