The Parkland Regional Safety Committee (PRSC) awarded Lisa Vogt of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools (RDCRS) recently retired Health and Safety Manager, with the 2024 Long Service Award on March 18.  

Vogt received the award in recognition of her unwavering commitment and invaluable contributions to the PRSC over many years of service.   

“Lisa is a well-deserving and well-respected individual in the Central Alberta safety community,” said Treena Dixon, PRSC’s Treasurer. “Her commitment to making our community safer is just unbelievable, and her promotion of young workers’ safety in the Kindergarten to Grade 12 schools cannot be disputed. She has been our pillar.”  

When receiving the award, Vogt expressed her gratitude to the PRSC and individuals she had worked with over the years.   

“It’s not really about what you do, it’s about people. Everyone here plays a role - we work together to bring safety to the community,” Vogt said. “Just know that all of you play an important role. And I thank Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools for always allowing me to do that. Without them, it would not have happened.”   

Although Vogt has stepped into retirement, her influence will continue to be felt, as a safety leader in the community, an RDCRS media release said.   

At the same meeting, RDCRS received the 2024 Award of Distinction from PRSC in recognition of its dedication of time and resources to the committee over the years.   

“Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools has played an instrumental role in helping Parkland Regional Safety Committee implement our Young Workers’ Safety Program in our local schools,” said Dixon. “We couldn’t have done it without them. They have been a fantastic partner in bringing the Young Workers’ Safety Program into Kindergarten to Grade 12 schools in Central Alberta.”