Each year, AMA recognizes the rock stars of Alaska’s mining industry at the Annual Convention Banquet. Awards are presented to members of AMA nominated by their peers for outstanding service, practices, and more.
You can help us recognize rock stars of Alaska's mining industry! Please consider nominating a person, colleague, company, project, etc. for recognition at this year’s Closing Banquet held November 10, 2022.
Nominations must be received by October 25, 2022 in order to be considered by the selection committee, and can be submitted by emailing them to Deantha Crockett, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AMA Award Selection Committee includes the Statewide Officers of AMA, the Executive Director, and the Anchorage and Fairbanks Convention Committee Chairmen.
Nominate now! We look forward to seeing you all at the Annual Convention beginning November 7.
OF THE YEAR
AMA’s Advocate of the Year Award honors an individual active in AMA who embodies the true strength of a membership-based trade association. This award will recognize someone who has gone above and beyond to provide significant efforts to strengthen an effort on behalf of AMA and is a classic example of why members are the true lifeblood of AMA.
OF THE YEAR
AMA’s Corporate Member of the Year Award honors an organization active in AMA who embodies the true strength of a membership-based organization and corporate support of the organization. This award will recognize someone who has gone above and beyond to provide significant efforts to strengthen the membership of AMA and is a classic example of why members are the true lifeblood of AMA.
AMA’s Environmental Stewardship Award honors an active AMA member (whether an individual or organization) who demonstrates environmental leadership. This award will recognize best management practices in environmental protection or restoration associated with a mining operation or project. Demonstration of new approaches in design, construction, operation, or reclamation are encouraged.
AMA’s Hard Hat Safety Award honors a group or person active in AMA who demonstrates an exemplary commitment to safety. The award recipient will demonstrate the highest safety standards, communication of safety policies and training, and have an exemplary record of incident-free days, hours, or other milestones. Awards may go to an operating mine, project, or contractor/vendor who services the mining industry in Alaska.
OF THE YEAR
AMA’s Individual/Volunteer Member of the Year Award honors an individual active in AMA who embodies the true strength of a membership-based organization. This award will recognize someone who has gone above and beyond to provide significant efforts to strengthen AMA and is a classic example of why members are the true lifeblood of AMA.
CHARLES C. (CHUCK) HAWLEY
The Charles C. (Chuck) Hawley Lifetime Achievement Award is named in honor of the longtime AMA member and former Executive Director Emeritus who dedicated his entire career to advancing Alaska’s mining industry. This award seeks to recognize the service contributions of a mining industry pioneer, individual, or employee who, like Chuck, devoted his professional life to ensuring a successful mining industry in Alaska. This award will honor the dedication and success Chuck exemplified during his career: the devotion of time, effort, thought, and action consistently shown in his mining industry service, perseverance and ambition, and a love for educating Alaskans on mining industry endeavors.