This year the Jack Work memorial trophy has been awarded to Rene Gourley. Rene has been involved with the hobby and NMRA pnr's 7Th division for many years. He has given numerous clinics, quite often on leading-edge technology topics. He is continually"pushing the envelope" as they say. He has written various article for the model press and for the past 6 years has been the chairman of the Railway Modellers Meet of BC,bringing all facets together for a first class, well received and well organized meet.