George Kutcher received the inaugural AWCI Distinguished Service Award on April 6 at the AWCI Convention & INTEX Expo in Grapevine, Texas, in recognition of his years of exemplary volunteer service to AWCI. Kutcher recently retired from National Gypsum Company after a stellar 32-year career, including nearly 30 years of service to AWCI. 

Kutcher served on numerous committees over the years, including the Board of Directors, Supplier & Manufacturer and Nominating Committees. He has been involved with AWCI Cares for the past decade and helped lead AWCI into digital communications by chairing the Social Media Advisory Committee. Kutcher has been a trusted colleague within the association and has built relationships across the industry with contractor members and fellow manufacturers.