Jon Ambler recognized for work with Comox Air Force Museum

The B.C. Historical Federation (BCHF) has awarded the Comox Valley’s Jonathan (Jon) Ambler a Certificate of Recognition.

The certificate is presented to individual members of BCHF member societies who have given exceptional service to their organization or community either for a specific project or for long service in the preservation of British Columbia’s history.

Ambler has been selected for the award for his tireless work as program manager and volunteer co-ordinator for the Comox Air Force Museum, and for his involvement in researching and promoting B.C.’s aviation history.

Ambler has relentlessly pursued the improvement of the Comox Air Force Museum programs, working with other museums and associations by gathering ideas and networking.

An historian, he holds speaking engagements at various venues in the Comox Valley, and has contributed to the museum’s displays and publications.

Ambler’s dedication to history has made him an innovator and change-maker in the field and a key player in the establishment of a Comox Valley Museum Association.

Learn more about the British Columbia Historical Federation at www.bchistory.ca

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