On the nomination of Carolyn Minielli and with the support of many admirers, Lee Durdon has been selected for the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Award which was bestowed upon her at Rideau Hall on June 23, 2016 in Ottawa. Lee has been recognized for founding the Sjögren’s Society of Canada, and for the dedicated and selfless effort that brought information and support to at least 200,000 Canadians. We extend Lee our heartfelt congratulations.