The Autry Leadership Award for "Always On" Communication (Autry Award) is a "lifetime achievement" recognition acknowledging an electric cooperative communicator who has made extraordinary impact and contribution to the practice of "Always On" communication. The award was established in 2017 in honor of Jimmy Autry, who retired in 2017 after a distinguished and impactful career as an electric cooperative communicator.
The Autry Award will be awarded as warranted at the annual CONNECT Conference.
The Autry Leadership Award for "Always On" Communication is sponsored by the Certified Cooperative Communicator (CCC) Program Board and the Council of Rural Electric Communicators (CREC).
Application Process and Timeline
The Autry Award guidelines and nomination process is currently under review. Please check back for updates.
secretary of the Council of Rural Electric Communicators.
Awards & Recognition page to learn about other communications awards programs.