Related Industry Award

The Related Industry Award recognizes outstanding contributions by an allied industry member and their company.


Originated in 1969 by NAAA.

Previous Recipients

2020 Jeffrey Tippins Starr Companies
2019 Anthonie York Transland LLC
2018 John “JT” Helms Old Republic Aerospace Inc.
2017 Graham Lavender AgAir Update LLC
2016 None  
2015 None  
2014 Mary Beth Schwaegel AIG
2013 Larry Sneed USAIG
2012-2010 None  
2009 David Hagert AgriData, Inc.
2008 Frank Kimmel Kimmel Aviation Insurance Agency, Inc.
2007 Tom Harkin DuPont Crop Protection
2006 Jim Jeffries Jeffries Airworks Co., Inc.
2005-2003 None  
2002 Fletcher Sharp Pratt & Whitney Canada
2001 Jim Hirsch Air Tractor, Inc.
2000 Richard "Dick" Foell Zeneca Ag Products
1999 E.R. "Butch" Kinnebrew Phoenix Aviation Managers
1998 Sam Thompson Tulsa Aircraft Engines, Inc.
1997 Randy Hardy Hardy Aviation Insurance, Inc.
1996 Bill Binnion Ag Pilot Life & Health Insurance
1995 Larry Wee
V.M. "Robbie" Robinson
Richard "Dick" Foell
Charlie Harper
Dow Elanco
Chemical Specialties International
Zeneca Ag Products
Rebsamen Insurance, Inc.
1994 Paul Abbott Covington Aircraft Engines
1993 Dr. Jim Bob Grumbles Dow Elanco
1992 Bill Lavender Ag Air Update
Dr. John Stone
David KeDraker
Randy Williams
1990 James Bailey
Michael LeCuyer
Dow Elanco
Dow Elanco
1989 Keith Kuechmann Mobay Corporation
1988 George Tallen Aviation Underwriting Specialists
1987 Dan Conti Simlex Manufacturing Company
1986 C.A. Osmond Nalco Chemical Company
1985 Douglas Nelson FMC Corporation
1984 Ron Fraizier Nalco Chemical Company
1983 Richard "Dick" Foell Chevron Chemical
1982 Lee C. Abide Abide Aero
1981 Kenneth Ivan Rash Nalco Chemical Company
1980 James R. Hutson II Americas
1979 John Durfee Union Carbide
1978 Carl W. Heimer Piper Aircraft Company
1977 Derek Emmerson Pratt & Whitney
1976 Dale Tillay Automatic Flagman
1975 J.L. Taylor Union Carbide Corporation
1974 C.R. "Lindy" Lindhoff Accurate Aero Forms, Inc.
Robert Bailey
Conrad Barlow
Byron Hodgin
John Kirch
Terrell Kirk
Rockwell International
Transland Aircraft
Union Carbide
Amchem Products
Grumman Aircraft