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 for next year will open in March, 2023.
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.Submit Nomination
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.Submit Nomination
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.Submit Nomination
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.
2023 Award Results
Major Achievement Award:
Glenn Botsford – EAA Chapter 18
George Coy – EAA Chapter 613
Newsletter Editor Award:
Val Gregory – EAA Chapter 43
Richard Harrison – EAA Chapter 292
John McKiernan – EAA Chapter 485
Dennis D’Angelo – EAA Chapter 1612
Web Editor Award:
Robert Collins – EAA Chapter 54
Doug Francisco – EAA Chapter 485
Linda Salzwedel – EAA Chapter 1365
Young Eagles 2023 Awards
Outstanding Chapter Coordinator
Alan Bormuth - EAA Chapter 731
Thomas Letts - EAA Chapter 301
Denise Sandager - VAA Chapter 13
Linda Jordan - EAA Chapter 1632
Young Eagles Phoenix Award
Mat and Lauren Labs - EAA Chapter 931
Young Eagles New Horizon Award
Don White - EAA Chapter 724
Phillips 66 Leadership
Tom Meadows - EAA Chapter 1073