Miner of the Year Award Nomination

IMAA Miner of the Year Award

Qualifications:

The nominee must be actively involved in the aggregate industry in Indiana at the time of nomination.  The nominee must be employed by a regular voting member of IMAA.  The nominee must have been employed in the industry in Indiana for at least five (5) years.  The nomination must be made by a member of IMAA.

Decision Makers:

The winner will be determined by the Selection Committee as lined out in the nomination form.  Nomination forms shall be distributed to the IMAA membership in November each year and nominations will be due by December 1st.  District winners will be recognized and The Miner of the Year Award will be presented by the IMAA president to the state winner at the IMAA Annual Workshop Awards Luncheon.

Miner of the Year Program

The Miner of the Year Award is presented annually by the Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association to recognize the outstanding contributions to the aggregates industry by an individual.  As a respected leader in the industry, this individual’s distinguished achievements in the industry in Indiana and the Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association deserve special recognition.   Individuals nominated for this award exemplify the very best in their profession and continually bring credit to the industry and to their entire community.  These individuals contribute significantly to the aggregates industry by providing a safe working environment, being innovative and solving problems, demonstrating a concern for the environment, and contributing to the betterment of their community through civic and community affairs activities.

Eligibility for the Miner of the Year Award

The nominee must be actively involved in the aggregate industry in Indiana at the time of nomination.  The nominee must be employed by a regular voting member of IMAA.  The nominee must have been employed in the industry in Indiana for at least five (5) years.  The nomination must be made by a member of IMAA.

Selection Process

Nominations for the Miner of the Year Award will be submitted on a nomination form provided by IMAA.  The nomination form will be completed by the nominator and submitted to the selection committee in order for a candidate to become eligible for the Miner of the Year Award.

Any employee of a member company of IMAA may nominate one (1) candidate for the Miner of the Year Award in any one year.

The criteria set for the selection process shall be weighted in the following manner: Contributions to the industry and the IMAA (50%); Safety in the workplace (20%); Environmental achievements (15%); Community/neighborhood relations (15%).

A District winner will be selected in each of the six (6) INDOT designated districts in the state of Indiana.

The selection committee shall be composed of the current IMAA president; the IMAA immediate past president; one (1) current IMAA board member to be appointed by the president; the chairman of  the IMAA Public Information & Education Committee and (one) 1 member-at-large appointed by the IMAA president.

Nomination forms shall be distributed to the IMAA membership in November each year and nominations will be due by early December.  District winners will be recognized and The Miner of the Year Award will be presented by the IMAA president to the state winner at the IMAA Annual Workshop Awards Luncheon.

The nomination period for Miner of the Year has expired.