Lifetime Achievement Award

The NDA Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a member selected for their exceptional service to NDA and to the Industry. This award honors members for their leadership and commitment to NDA's organizational vision and mission, and pays tribute to the individual's commitment to the betterment of their community, the company they work for, and to the demolition industry as a whole. Any NDA member can be nominated for this award. 

How to Nominate

1) View the application questions and get ready to apply. Please note, no paper applications will be accepted - you must apply via the online form link below. You can come back to your application to edit at any time prior to the deadline. The deadline to apply is September 8, 2021. 

2) Collect up to three letters of support for your nominee from current or former colleagues. 

3) Collect photos of your nominee from throughout the course of their career. Please note these will be used in marketing materials and during the Awards Banquet for the winner. 

4) Complete your application. 

For questions about the application process, please reach out to us at 202-367-1152 or

2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 

Congratulations to our 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner,  David P. Sinclair  of SafedemUSA LLC! 

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1995: Marvin Rose**
1996: Ron Dokell**
1997: Harold Hudgins**
1998: Ed Trudeau
1999: Jay Schwall, Sr. 
2000: John Loizeaux**
2001: Tom Little
2002: Vern Sessler**
2003: Bill Geppert**
2004: Jack McFarland, Sr.**
2005: Mike Tredick
2006: Charlie L. (Chuck) Clark
2007: John E. Weber
2009: Sheldon (Red) Mandell
2013: Bill Moore
2014: Thomas Robinette
2015: Berger Jostad
2016: Roger I. Homrich**
2017: Jim Redyke
2018: Donald Orr
2019: Leonard Cherry
2020: Jon A. Manafort
2021: Herbert T. Duane, Jr.
2022: David P. Sinclair