M&E Distinguished Service Award

The Mining & Exploration Division Service Award, established in 1985, honors members of SME (with the exception of all M&E Division Officers at the time they hold office) who have made outstanding contributions to the M&E Division in its programs or other activities. The award consists of an engraved plaque to be presented at the annual M&E Division luncheon. Election to this honor is by the M&E Division Executive Committee with notification to the SME Executive Committee.

View the award guidelines


 


Past Award Recipients:

  • 2020 - Douglas C. Bayer
  • 2019 - Jess L. Kindler
  • 2018 - Samuel J. Shoemaker, Jr.
  • 2017 - Catherine A. Joyner
  • 2016 - Thomas W. Camm, PE
  • 2015 - Steven C. Holmes
  • 2014 - Shaun P. Graber
  • 2013 - Madan M. Singh
  • 2012 - William Warfield
  • 2011 - Bob (Robert) Washnock
  • 2010 - Hugh Miller
  • 2009 - Joseph M. Driscoll
  • 2008 - Jami Girard Dwyer
  • 2007 - Dr. Jean-Michel M. Rendu
  • 2006 - Dan Kump
  • 2005 - Kadri Dagdelen
  • 2004 - Ronald L. Parratt
  • 2003 - Timothy D. Arnold
  • 2002 - William H. Wilkinson, Jr.
  • 2001 - Betty L. Gibbs
  • 2000 - Leslie E. Gertsch
  • 1999 - Richard E. Gertsch
  • 1996 - L. Alan Weakly
  • 1995 - Steven J. Heller
  • 1994 - Robert W. Schafer
  • 1994 - Douglas B. Silver
  • 1994 - Debra W. Struhsacker
  • 1993 - Charles L. Dahl
  • 1991 - Dirk J. A. Van Zyl
  • 1990 - Richard L. Bullock
  • 1989 - Donald E. Ranta
  • 1988 - Ta M. Li
  • 1987 - Michael Karmis
  • 1986 - Lee R. Rice
  • 1985 - A. J. Erickson, Jr.

For more information, please contact SME at awards@smenet.org.