Silver Medal

The American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award Program was established to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Annually, the American Advertising Federation – New Mexico bestows this honor upon outstanding members of the New Mexico advertising community.

The AAF’s Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Annually, the New Mexico Advertising Federation bestows this honor upon an outstanding member of the local advertising community.

If you would like to nominate a worthy individual for the Silver Medal Award visit the links below for instructions and information.

Silver Medal Guidelines and Procedures

Nominate Someone for the Silver Medal Award

Silver Medal Award Honorees

  • 2012 Ron Salzberg
  • 2011 Jim McKenna
  • 2010 Joan Griffin
  • 2009 Joanne Fine
  • 2008 Steve Wedeen
  • 2007 Pam Schneider
  • 2006 Sally Adams
  • 2005 Dick Ruddy
  • 2004 Milt McConnell
  • 2003 David R. Michelsohn
  • 2002 Sterling Grant Jr.
  • 2001 Roger Hunter
  • 2000 Michael L Bowlin
  • 1999 Jim Cooney
  • 1998 Rick Huff
  • 1997 David O. Roberts
  • 1996 Connie Hargrove
  • 1995 John Wagner
  • 1994 Mitch Kennison
  • 1993 Debbie Johnson
  • 1992 Peter Strascina
  • 1991 Julie Golden
  • 1990 Jerry Danziger
  • 1989 Dick Pfaff
  • 1988 Ron Randel
  • 1987 Rick Johnson
  • 1986 Patt Howard
  • 1985 Dick Kent
  • 1984 Flori Summers-Beauschesne
  • 1983 Robert McElheney
  • 1982 Dave Herman
  • 1981 Jim Aubele
  • 1980 Jack Lee
  • 1979 Bruce Gerry
  • 1978 John Airy
  • 1977 Joan Young
  • 1976 Lee Galles
  • 1975 Gene McGehee
  • 1974 Art Pinson
  • 1973 Mickey Toppino
  • 1972 Michael Madanick
  • 1971 Chuck Rothschild
  • 1970 Tom Tokars
  • 1968 Dorothy Smith
  • 1967 Max Sklower
  • 1966 Mac Bolles
  • 1965 Brad Prince