Silent Auction

Thank you for your support of the

MINEXCHANGE 2024 SME Annual Conference & Expo
in Phoenix, AZ

Benefitting the SME Foundation

Thanks to the support of SME Members, the SME Foundation raised more than $30,000 for the PhD fellowship and Career Development Grant program from the in-person and online silent auction.

Thank you to the following individuals and companies for donating items to support this event!

Adventure Mining Company
Alvin J Erickson, Jr.
Andy Cole
Anne Williamson
Arapahoe Basin Coloado
Arizona Cardinals Football Club
Arizona Sea Life Aquarium
Ballet Arizona
Barr Engineering
Bob and Pam Washnock
Boise Cascade
Brooks and Nelson
Cat Joyner - John T. Boyd Company
Scott Joyner - Montana Casting Co
Consol Energy
Core Machinery
Denver Broncos
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Dorothy Snowden, D. Snowden Art
Dr. Arthur and Susan Colombo
Emeritus Prof H. Peter Knudsen, Montana Tech University
Eric Shereda
Ernest K. Lehman Family, North Central Mineral Ventures, Inc.
First Majestic Silver Corp.
FLSmidth, Inc. 
FLSmidth, Inc. Minerals and Testing Lab
Fogo de Chão Churrascaria Restaurant
Freeport McMoRan
Gold Canyon Golf Resort & Spa
Golden Moon Speakeasy
Great Wolf Lodge
Greenbrier Resort
Greg Beckstrom
In-N-Out Burger
Intrepid Museum
J.H. Fletcher
Jack Thompson
Jill Nelson
Jim Lenz, JL Werks
Jim Lommen
Joe Driscoll
Kat Tew
Katie Kosloski
Kendra Scott Jewelry
Kroenke Sports and Entertainment
Kurt Kost
Larry Evans
Laurence James
Linda Shafer, GL Specialties
Lodge Casino
Luck Stone
Mary Korpi
Matt Lengerich
Maxam Tires/Fred Sanders
Mike Myers
Monarch Casino Resort Spa
Nadia Miller
National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum
Northern Minnesota Section
Olive Garden
Pat Jacomet
Patricia Maloney
Peter Haarala
Philip Thompson
Phoenix Gold Mine
Pitman Green, LLC
Rhein Haus
Rio Tinto
Robert Mayville
Scott Lawson
Steve Gardner, Karen Wilson and Katie Gardner
Steve Holmes
Tetra Tech
The Cheesecake Factory
The Doe Run Resources Corporation
Tom Rauch
Top Golf
Weimann/Maclise Restaurants
Wendi Cooksey
Will and Pam Wilkinson
Wines for Humanity


All proceeds from the SMEF Auction benefit the PhD Fellowship and Career Development Grant Program


If you and/or your company would like to make a tax-deductible donation for the 2025 Auction (items or cash), please contact or mail in the following form with your donation. Thank you for your assistance!

SME Foundation Auction Form