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jack philipps gold medal

The Jack Philipps Gold Medal is the highest honor bestowed by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 4. It is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to advertising and furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and public service.

 

This Award was created to honor the memory of Jack Philipps, who passed away while serving as the District 4 Treasurer. His work in the advertising profession was the epitome of professionalism and service to the members of the district.

 

The objective of the award is 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 the areas of social concern.

The first Jack Philipps award was presented in 1984. The recipients include many former District Governors and committee chairs.

2019
Michael Andersen
Tampa Bay
2018
JJ Foote
Jamaica
2017
Maria Lucas
Jacksonville
2016
Jim Clark
Emerald Coast
2015
Jackie Barker
Space Coast
2013
Terri Brown
St. Thomas
2012
Victor Crist
Tampa Bay
2011
Anne Grigsby
Fort Lauderdale
2008
Tom Hayes
Treasure Coast
2007
Jerry Hunnicutt
Fort Myers
2004
Jamie Titcomb
West Palm Beach
2002
Brenda Edwards
Ocala
2001
Jack Hebert
St. Petersburg
2000
Mike Weber
St. Petersburg
1999
Art Rowbotham
Lakeland
1997
William E. Drier
Miami
1996
Bill Gregory
Winter Haven
1995
Mike Mucci
Stuart
1994
William R. Hohmann
Fort Pierce
1993
Charles Stiles
Fort Myers
1992
Osvaldo Laino
Tampa
1991
Rose Rice
Miami Beach
1990
Cal Longacre
Fort Lauderdale
1989
Bill King
Orlando
1988
Gary Kerns
Orlando
1987
Jack Weldon, Jr.
St. Petersburg
1986
Jeanne Moorhead
Tampa
1985
Fellis Carnley
Tallahassee
1984
Mary Shine
Jacksonville

gold medal winners

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nominating criteria

Contributions to Company - The Nominee must have achieved success in one of the following areas of work; advertising agency, advertiser, media, advertising service company or related firm.

 

Creative - The Nominee must have demonstrated a consistent high degree of creative, original thinking in whatever area of advertising the individual has worked.

 

Contributions to the General Advancement of Advertising - The Nominee should have worked to increase the stature and raise the standards of the advertising profession.

 

Contributions to Community - The Nominee should be a man or woman active in civic, religious or other groups dedicated to some phase of human or social welfare.

Any member in good standing of the 4th District, AAF, may submit a nomination in writing to awards@aafdistrict4.org before March 15th, 2022.

 

For proper consideration, the nomination must provide all appropriate details about why the nominee should be considered for this honor.