President’s Award of Excellence

BC Notaries Gives Rare “President’s Award of Excellence” to Notary Scott Simpson


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2015

Vancouver, BC – The Society of Notaries Public of BC bestowed the Presidential Award of Excellence to Chilliwack Notary Scott Simpson at their semi-annual conference in Whistler, BC on Saturday, September 12.

The President Award of Excellence is awarded to Notaries who demonstrate exemplary service and commitment to their communities and the Notary profession. It is not awarded annually or with any time specificity and is only awarded when a particular Notary’s achievements warrant special recognition. The award has been granted to four previous recipients, most recently in 2012.

Scott Simpson is, without question, an exemplary Notary,” said Akash Sablok, outgoing President of BC Notaries. “He has contributed to our Society through participation on our Board and Committees and innumerable other projects, and he is involved in many community projects in Chilliwack and the surrounding area through his long time participation in Rotary, in mountain biking and through his own philanthropic endeavours.”

Scott has contributed to the development local mountain bike trails, fundraising for cycling events, and developing a multi-use trail system to better connect communities. He has also been involved in annual Rotary Club fundraising dinners, the creation of a publicly accessible fitness park in Chilliwack; and he and his wife, Jacquie, have participated in youth exchange programs, hosting young people from around the world. Simpson Notaries, which has been owned by the Simpson family since 1968, has offices in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Hope.

The Society of Notaries Public of BC represents more than 340 highly trained Notary professionals. Most have locally owned and operated offices and all provide personal assistance to clients around the province. Individuals, families and businesses seek the services of BC Notaries for a wide range of non-contentious legal matters, including residential and commercial real estate transfers, mortgage refinancing, Wills and advanced healthcare planning, powers of attorney, and other important documents.

The Notary’s Tradition of Trust spans 2000 years. Notaries first came to British Columbia over 100 years ago. They continue to serve their valued clients and their communities across the province. For more information, please visit


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