The NSLA Commission recognizes the work of employees that goes over and above expectations.
The award for Community Leadership recognizes exceptional and selfless service to others using personal time that enhances the image of NSLA and increases public awareness of those who work for NSLA (e.g. sports coach, Board member or volunteer of a NFP or charity).
Blair Kasouf, Sydney Duty Counsel Office, was the recipient of the Commission’s 2017 Community Leadership Award and was presented with the Award on September 28, 2017. Congratulations Blair!
Pictured is Blair Kasouf receiving the Community Leadership Award from Trinda Ernst, QC, Commission Director and Chair of the Commission’s Strategic Planning Committee.
Blair works in the Sydney Duty Counsel Office as a Staff Lawyer. Blair’s community involvement has included working with numerous community groups such as Community Cares, Elizabeth Fry Society, Lawyers’ Assistance Program, New Dawn Enterprises, Big Brothers Big Sisters and ResiCar. Blair has been actively involved in recruiting and bringing attention to the needs of people dealing with addiction issues. He has helped to organize veterans’ marches and was involved in the campaign to save the local Veterans Affairs Office. Blair has also contributed to Nova Voce and CBA’s Touchstones newsletters.
Kenneth Greer, Staff Lawyer – Kentville Office, and Morgan Manzer, Staff Lawyer – Halifax North Office, both also received Honourable Mention Certificates in recognition of their community leadership.