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Chapter Achievement Awards

Chapter Awards

EAA recognizes chapter members for their personal commitment and contributions to EAA, chapters, and their fellow members.

Nominate those chapter members who have gone the extra mile and beyond throughout the year for the betterment of the chapter, EAA, and the GA community. Strong and healthy EAA chapters are the backbone of the organization. Those honored have demonstrated their passion and dedication for their chapter, EAA, and the recreational aviation community.

Nominations will close May 31, 2022.

2022 Nominations

Major Achievement Award

Many EAA members go above and beyond the call of their chapter member duty. To recognize these select individuals, EAA awards members with a Chapter Major Achievement Award. Winners are selected for their EAA and chapter dedication, service to the aviation community, and their personal achievement.

Nominations for 2022 are now closed


Newsletter Editor Award

Newsletters are one of the main communication link for chapters. Composing a monthly chapter newsletter that is informative, easy to read and interesting is a daunting task for the newsletter editor. Newsletters are judged on consistency, appearance, layout, and content.

Nominations for 2022 are now closed


Web Editor Award

Many EAA chapters have embraced the internet as a way to communicate and connect fellow aviators, allowing them to better serve the local member and the aviation community at large. Websites are judged on ease of use, appearance, layout, and content.

Nominations for 2022 are now closed


Young Eagles Awards

Young Eagle volunteers are eligible for the following awards

  • Young Eagles Chapter Coordinator Award: Awarded to a Young Eagles Coordinator nominated for their special commitment to their chapter.
  • Young Eagles Ground Support Award: Awarded to a ground volunteer nominated for their exceptional work during Young Eagles Rallies.
  • Young Eagles Horizon Award: Recognizes the exceptional efforts a volunteer, chapter, or other organization provides in support of youth aviation.
  • Phillips 66 Young Eagles Leadership Award: Presented by Phillips 66 Aviation, this award recognizes an outstanding volunteer or organization that has made significant contributions to the Young Eagles program.

Nominations for 2022 are now closed


2021 Award Results

Major Achievement Award:

Ernie Moreno, EAA Chapter 292

Dick VanGrunsven, EAA Chapter 105

Vern Dudley, EAA Chapter 530



Newsletter Editor Award:

Mary Alvarado, EAA Chapter 524

Rich Fraser, EAA Chapter 320

Jim Cunningham, EAA Chapter 252



Web Editor Award:

Phillip Johnson, EAA Chapter 245

Bill Rantanen, EAA Chapter 320



2021 Young Eagles Horizon Award:

Llewellyn (Jack) Langland, EAA Chapter 631



Young Eagles Outstanding Chapter Coordinator:

Raymond Aten, EAA Chapter 517

Marjy Leggett, EAA Chapter 391



Young Eagles Outstanding Ground Support Volunteer:

Dennis Spitaleri, EAA Chapter 1298



Phillips 66 Leadership Award:

Douglas Conciatu, EAA Chapter 13

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