AWMI ANNOUNCES 2019
MEMBER OF THE YEAR
The Association of Women in the Metals Industries is pleased to announce that Anna Tompkins has been elected as the 2019 Member of the Year.
Tompkins, who has been AWMI’s International Marketing Chair for two years, was nominated for the award by the association’s international board of directors on April 17, 2020. The award is AWMI’s highest honor for individuals that contribute outstanding accomplishments to the organization.
Tompkins works for Atlantic Recycling Group as their Director of Marketing and is a member of AWMI’s Mid-Atlantic Chapter. As International Marketing Chair, she has been instrumental in promoting AWMI via advertising campaigns, trade shows and social media, all of which fall under her leadership. In addition, Tompkins has been heavily involved in the design, structure and implementation of the association’s new website. She is full of fresh ideas and is passionate about AWMI and her role with the group.
AWMI members that have worked with Tompkins find her to be knowledgeable, approachable, positive and always willing to help; she sets a great example for others to follow. She is a strong leader with a great personality – a definite asset to AWMI.
Individuals are nominated by fellow members and voted on by the international board of directors, which represents all chapters in North America.