Nomination Deadlines

International Awards
15 February

Regional Awards
1 March

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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.

2020 - Donald L. Paul
2019 - Kamel Bennaceur
2018 - Scott SheffieldM
2017 - Nasir Al-Naimi
2016 - David A. Donohue
2015 - Amin H. Nasser
2014 – Andrew Gould
2013 – Sara Akbar
2013 – Arthur A. Schweizer
2012 – Claudio Descalzi
2012 – Jack Thompson
2011 – Richard C. Adkerson
2010 – Robert A. Dickinson
2009 – Guy G. Dufresne
2008 – C. Kevin McArthur
2007 – Tom O'Neil
2006 – Wayne W. Murdy
2004 – K. Terry Koonce
2003 – David F. Mothersill
2002 – Walter Curlook
2001 – William G. Lowrie
2000 – Donald G Russell
1999 – M. Thomas Moore
1998 – Douglas C Yearley
1997 – M. Scott Kraemer
1996 – George A. Mealey
1995 – Pertti Voutilainen
1993 – Charles G. Preble
1992 – Fred H. Poettmann
1991 – G. Robert Durham
1990 – Harry M. Conger
1989 – Mervyn A. Upham
1988 – Alexander M. Wilson
1986 – Wayne H. Burt
1985 – Ralph E. Bailey
1984 – John E. Frost
1983 – Ralph L. Hennebach
1982 – Edward S. Frohling
1981 – Paul C. Henshaw
1980 – John E. Swearingen
1979 – Sir Ian M. McLennan
1978 – Ian MacGregor
1977 – Albert P. Gagnebin
1976 – Theodore W. Nelson
1975 – Robert O. Anderson
1974 – Plato Malozemoff
1971 – Arthur F. Peterson
1970 – Michael L. Haider
1969 – William Page Morris
1967 – Robert G. Page
1966 – Edward McL. Tittmann
1965 – Herbert C. Jackson
1964 – Howard I. Young
1963 – James Boyd
1962 – Robert P. Koenig
1961 – Donald Hamilton McLaughlin
1958 – John Fairfield Thompson
1957 – Andrew Fletcher
1956 – Henry DeWitt Smith
1954 – Wilfred Sykes
1953 – Eugene Holman
1951 – James Draper Francis
1950 – Francis Herbert Brownell
1949 – Harry Carothers Wies
1948 – Eugene Gifford Grace
1947 – George M. Humphrey
1944 – Cornelius Francis Kelley
1941 – Robert Crooks Stanley

 

Nominee Eligibility

  • 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.

AIME logo This is an AIME Major award. No AIME major award winner is eligible to be nominated for another AIME major award for a period of 9 years.

 

To Nominate

  1. Go HERE to the nomination form. Or cut and paste the URL: https://spe-awards.secure-platform.com/a/organizations/main/home
  2. Search for and select your candidate. 
  3. Complete all required fields. 
  4. At least 1 letter of support is required. You may request up to 6 
  5. A CV/resume is required. Your candidate will receive an email requesting a CV/resume.  
  6. Submit the nomination before the deadline. Draft nominations will not be judged. 
  7. Submitted nominations will remain active for: 
    • International – 3 years 
    • Regional – 1 year 

About the 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.