Mark of Distinction Award

The Direct Sellers Association (DSA) stands for trust and integrity, and promotes the development of leaders who can evoke inspiration in others. Each member company relies on their Independent Sales Consultants to promote and represent their products and opportunity with the highest level of trust and integrity that the DSA demands. Each member company relies on its leaders to mentor and inspire others to achieve greatness. We would like to recognize those individuals that are steadfast examples of these most important qualities within our industry.

2022 Recipients

Karen Edwards, Executive Leader, The Avon Company of Canada Limited. Karen Edwards has been an ambassador for Canada's Direct Selling industry since she began her Avon journey twenty years ago; her passion for this business is fueled by helping others succeed in the achievement of their dreams. Simply put, there is no one like Karen. She is unique, bold, and charismatic; not to mention a consistent top performer. (Image credit: KS Studios)


Past Recipients

Name Year Company
Kristen McBride 2021 Mary Kay Cosmetics
Seta Der Artinian and Hubert Krause 2021 USANA Health Sciences
Garry and the late Kimberley Coles 2020 Amway Canada
Rena Nong Ren 2019 USANA Health Sciences
Serge and Michelle Vallée 2018 Amway Canada
Darlene Long 2017 Unicity Canada, Ltd.
Deana Lloyd 2016 Arbonne International Canada
Marcia Grobety 2016 Mary Kay Cosmetics, Ltd.
Debby Richardson 2015 PartyLite Gifts, Ltd.
Yali Ma 2014 NuSkin Canada
Elaine Matson 2013 Creative Memories Canada
Angie Stoker 2012 Mary Kay Cosmetics Ltd.