Fennemore Craig Phoenix office director Dawn Meidinger was elected to the Board of Directors for the Arizona Mining Association.

“We encourage our colleagues to become actively involved in the industries we serve,” said Sarah Strunk, chair of the board of directors of Fennemore Craig. “We congratulate Dawn on her recent appointment to Arizona Mining Association’s board of directors, and we are proud of her commitment to her clients and the guidance she will provide to the mining industry.”

Meidinger practices in the area of natural resources and environmental law, with a focus on mining, public land utilization, renewable energy, cultural resources, endangered species and general real estate matters.

She serves as a Trustee-at-Large for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America and is one of three lawyers in Arizona recognized in The International Who’s Who in Mining Lawyers. Meidinger earned her J.D. and B.S. from Arizona State University.

The Arizona Mining Association is a diversified mining association that is the unified voice of responsible, sustainable and safe mining in Arizona. The association recently gave Resolution Copper the 2015 Sustainability, Preservation and Diversity in the Environment (SPADE) award for environmental excellence.