Nominees for this award should have a high level of competence in their field and should normally have been APEGGA members for at least ten years.
The Award was named after Frank Spragins, P.Eng., APEGGA President, 1975.
Frank Spragins was a driving force behind the Syncrude heavy oil sands project, which is recognized as the largest industrial project ever to be undertaken in Canada. His personal qualities of vigor, imagination, courage, endurance and his negotiating skills were critical to its success.
Degrees and dates
Previous APEGGA awards
Field of expertise and/or accomplishments
Integrity ( moral - ethical)
Other factors (professional papers, meritorious work, public profile, APEGGA committees, etc.)