Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal
The Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal is awarded for distinguished achievement in mining administration, including metallurgy and petroleum.
- You cannot nominate yourself.
A nominee is not eligible:
If they have received the Anthony F. Lucas Medal or the Robert Earll McConnell Award.
If they are a recipient of SPE Honorary Membership.
If they are on the current SPE Board of Directors, Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal award committee, or have served in these positions during the past 2 years.
- Fill out nomination form.
- Complete all required information on nomination form; incomplete nominations will not be accepted.
- Include a complete statement of the reasons for proposing the candidate, with a record of the candidate's professional and industrial achievements in detail.
- Collaborate with colleagues to send letters supporting this nomination.
All information about the candidate and their qualifications for the award must be included on the online nomination form. Candidates will be sent an email requesting a CV/resume when you submit the nomination. Nominations and letters of recommendation are confidential. Candidates remain on the active consideration list for 3 years. If a candidate is not selected during the 3-year active consideration cycle, you can nominate them again if all other eligibility requirements are met.
About Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal
The Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal was established by AIME in 1932 and is awarded for distinguished achievement in mining administration, including metallurgy and petroleum. Such achievement is marked by leadership, ethical conduct, support of innovation or administrative changes at senior management levels such that companies or industries were impacted positively during their time in such management positions.