Rick Celebrini

Beginning in 1985, Celebrini studied science and played soccer at what was then Capilano College. He helped Cap's soccer team reach third place in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association Soccer Championships and then went on to compete at a FIFA World Youth Championship and the 1987 Pan-American Games. He played for the Canadian Men's national soccer team and competed in professional soccer until 1995, captaining both the Edmonton Brickmen and the Vancouver 86ers.

An avid athlete turned scholar, Celebrini earned his doctorate in rehabilitation sciences from the Faculty of Medicine at UBC.

Celebrini is co-founder and a senior member in the leadership team behind Fortius Sport & Health. He is the head of sports medicine and science with the Vancouver Whitecaps and the director of rehabilitation for the Vancouver Canucks. His clients have included Olympic and professional athletes from the National Hockey League (NHL), the National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Football League (NFL) and Major League Baseball (MLB).

Celebrini's research has focused on injury prevention in sports, screening for injury risk factors and promoting children's physical activity.

Steven Point

Point served as an elected chief of the Skowkale First Nation in Chilliwack, B.C. at the age of 23. He completed a law degree and worked for the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs.

In 1991, Point became director of the First Nations Legal Studies program at the UBC Faculty of Law. From 1994 to 1999, he was tribal chair of the Stó:lō Nation and grand chief of the Stó:lō Tribal Council. He was appointed a provincial court judge in 1999.

In 2005, Point was appointed chief commissioner of the British Columbia Treaty Commission. He was named the province's 28th lieutenant governor in 2007. In that role, he took a special interest in inspiring young people to pursue their aspirations. In 2014, he was reappointed provincial court judge, a role he holds to this day.

Point has an outstanding record of service to the people of British Columbia. He has advocated for First Nations people throughout his career, pressing for greater recognition of their contributions and their broader involvement in all aspects of life in B.C. He received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden and Diamond Jubilee medals and the Order of British Columbia. In 2000, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of the Fraser Valley and in 2016, he received the Order of Chilliwack.