Volunteer Awards

The Academy of Country Music® has established the Volunteer awards to recognize outstanding volunteers for their dedication and service. Hailing from towns across the country, these individuals took up ranks alongside the ACM staff to ensure that The Week Vegas Goes Country went off without a hitch.

ACM Volunteer Leadership Award:

ACM volunteer leads are nominated by ACM staff to receive this award recognizing outstanding volunteer leadership, initiative and dedication to the academy of country music. Multiple winners may be recognized with this award each year.

Stacie Abney

Stacie Abney

Elyse Bushard

Elyse Bushard


ACM Volunteer of the Year:

Volunteers are nominated by the volunteer leads, captains and ACM staff recognizing outstanding volunteer service and valuable contribution to the academy. Multiple winners may be recognized with this award each year.

Anne Cummins

Anne Cummins

Barbara Walker

Barbara Walker

Ellen Brunner

Ellen Brunner

 Kelley Gustafson

Kelley Gustafson

Paul DeSouza

Paul DeSouza

Rebekah Burleson

Rebekah Burleson

Dana Leidich

Dana Leidich


ACM Volunteer Leadership Award:

ACM volunteer leads and captains are nominated by ACM staff to receive this new award recognizing outstanding volunteer leadership, initiative and dedication to the academy of country music. Multiple winners may be recognized with this award each year.

Reatha Cox

Reatha Cox

Lisa Tobia

Lisa Tobia


ACM Volunteer of the Year:

Volunteers are nominated by the volunteer leads, captains and ACM staff recognizing outstanding volunteer service and valuable contribution to the academy. Multiple winners may be recognized with this award each year.

Rebekah Burleson

Rebekah Burleson

Carson Claybrook

Carson Claybrook

Natalie Costa

Natalie Costa

Michael Gandy

Michael Gandy

Joyce Halama

Joyce Halama

Carly Redford

Carly Redford

Brett Stephenson

Brett Stephenson


ACM Volunteer Leadership Award:

ACM volunteer leads and captains are nominated by ACM staff to receive this new award recognizing outstanding volunteer leadership, initiative and dedication to the academy of country music. Multiple winners may be recognized with this award each year.

Chelsee Leyshock

Chelsee Leyshock

Bob Sims

Bob Sims


ACM Volunteer of the Year:

Volunteers are nominated by the volunteer leads, captains and ACM staff recognizing outstanding volunteer service and valuable contribution to the academy. Multiple winners may be recognized with this award each year.

Eddie Barrios

Eddie Barrios

Brianne Catlin

Brianne Catlin

Hunter Horton

Hunter Horton

Alex Oetken

Alex Oetken

Andy Snyder

Andy Snyder

Christina Strawn

Christina Strawn