Above & Beyond


Presented by


The Above & Beyond award recognizes a local individual that has made an outstanding contribution or accomplishment eclipsing normal individual and/or company boundaries that will benefit our community in unique and meaningful ways.

The nominee has positively impacted the community, and has demonstrated best business practices. In addition, their mission/objective/goals reflect a defined community need. The nominee is a passionate role-model of continual improvement in quality, wellness, and innovation.


An eligible candidate must:

  • Be employed by a business that has made a difference in the local community
  • Be highly active in the community and committed to making a difference
  • May be of any age
  • Be an exemplary leader who displays honesty and integrity
  • Continuously inspire others to give to the community


2019 Winner: Barrett Fisher



The 2019 winner 

Barrett Fisher

With more than 25 years of tourism marketing, communications, sales, operations and administration experience, Barrett is passionate about strategic planning, change management and people leadership.


The 2017 winner 

Mei Madden – The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation

Mei Madden has lived in Whistler for 22 years and is the Executive Director of the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation.