Special Awards

Emerging Leaders

Association Media & Publishing’s Emerging Leaders Award program honors rising stars in our industry. It recognizes up-and-coming association publishing and communications professionals under the age of 35. Recipients are individuals who are making a clear impact on their organizations and our industry.

The 2018 Emerging Leaders are: Danielle Gudakunst, Managing Editor at International Association of Chiefs of Police ; Dorea Reeser, Audience Engagement Editor, Chemical & Engineering News at American Chemical Society; Sara Mischo, Program Manager at the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA).


Mitch Mohanna Lifetime Achievement Award

Mitch MohannaThis special merit award is chosen by and presented by the Board of Directors to an industry service provider that has performed an outstanding service to AM&P and achieved accomplishment spanning a career in association media and publishing. It was founded in 2016 in honor of loyal AM&P member Mitch Mohanna ( shown left), who passed away in 2015. The award is a trophy presented at AM&P’s Annual Meeting.

The 2018 recipient of the AM&P Mitch Mohanna Lifetime Achievement Award is Michael Winkleman, President, Leverage Media LLC.