Presidential Award

These awards recognize contributions to the game and the NHPA as a result of specific activity or extraordinary longevity.


Year and Recipients

1974    Ralph Dykes, Illinois
1983    Sol Berman, New Jersey
Marvin Burgess, Texas
F Ellis Cobb, Illinois
Bernard Herfurth, Massachusetts
Don & June Koso, Nebraska
Leo McGrath, Ohio
Herb & Dorothy Pinch, Pennsylvania
Pete Shepard, Massachusetts
Wally Shipley, California
Jim Solomon, Pennsylvania
Paul Thomas, New York
1985    Glen Portt, Georgia
1986    Ainsworth Chamber of Commerce, Nebraska
1987    F Ellis Cobb, Illinois
1988    Don Titcomb, California
Jim Weeks, California
1989    Winnie Winetrout, Washington
1990    St Pierre Mfg. Corp., Massachusetts
1991    Beverly Born, Oklahoma
1992    Charles & Jean Myers, Ohio
1993    Bob Champion, Colorado
1994    Oliver Smith, California

1995    Bob Dunn, Minnesota
1996    Dick Hansen, Wisconsin
1997    Duane Goodrich, Kansas
1998    Paul Stewart, North Carolina
1999    Glenn Jamieson, California
2000    Millie & Joe Schultz, California
2001    Ret Ambassador Robert J. Ryan
2002    Kurt Whaley, North Dakota
2003    Mel Yockstick, Colorado
2004    Paula Summerlin, Michigan
2005    Genevieve Lavett, California
2006    Harvey Wobbe, Missouri
2007    Quail Ridge Horseshoe Club
2008    Jerry LaBrosse, Minnesota
2009    Bill Marvin, Illinois
2010    Paulette Hansen, Wisconsin
2011    Dave Loucks, California
2012    Jeanette Claas, Missouri
2013    Quail Ridge Horseshoe Club, Missouri
2014    Joe Faron, Missouri
2015     Kevin & Pat Snelgrove, Virginia

2016     Dee & Gary Null, MO

2017  Jim & Phyllis Quist

2018 Rob Hagman MN