Life Members

The Lifetime Membership Award is an honor bestowed on individuals by action of the Board of Directors according to the following:

Recipients must be chosen from the following categories: former employees of member companies, including associate member or trucking member companies. Former advisors or consultants to the association and former employees of the association may be considered.

Recipients typically will be retired to be considered for the award. There is no minimum period after retirement to be considered for this award.

The typical recipient must have been influential in the aggregate industry with active participation in the association and have made a positive impact on industry issues that had statewide significance.


Recipients of the Lifetime Member Award are:

Don Bloebaum, Florida Rock Industries
Gene Boyd, Vulcan Materials Company
Johnny Griffith, Hanson Aggregates Southeast
George Howard, Georgia Crushed Stone Association
Charles Tate, C.W. Matthews
Caldwell Weston, Martin Marietta Aggregates
Don Winchester, Martin Marietta Aggregates
Goodloe Yancey, Yancey Bros. Co.
Charles Machemehl, Georgia Crushed Stone Association
Bud Pearson, Blue Circle Aggregates
Charles Reeves, Hanson Aggregates Southeast
Bert Jones, Tractor & Equipment Co.
John Orler, Florida Rock Industries
Mike Pertsch, Martin Marietta Materials
Bill Pruett, Vulcan Materials Company
John Cardosa, Georgia Construction Aggregate Association

Life Member Award Criteria