Nominations open for 2023 Ardell Brophy award

Ardell Brophy wearing a green jacket

Nominations are open for the 2023 Ardell Brophy Award. This annual award is presented to MoveUP stewards who demonstrate fierce dedication and commitment to their union, who show leadership in helping to foster and support new activists, and who demonstrate an outstanding record of union activism.

The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, January 31. To nominate someone for the award, click here.

Ardell Brophy first served MoveUP members on the executive board before becoming a union representative at the union office for over 18 years. She also donated her talents as a stand-up comedian to raise money for countless causes and mentored many up-and-coming female comics. Ardell passed away in 2015 after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

Click here to nominate a deserving individual now. The award will be presented at the Job Steward Seminar in Spring 2023.