Past Carriers of the Year 

Carrier of the Year

 

1963 Ferd Donker Rock City (n) †

1964 Robert Brassel Arenzville (c) †

1965 Daniel Waller Durand (n) †

1966 Clifford E. Edwards Enfield (s) †

1967 Carroll Seward Loraine (c) †

1968 Lawrence C. Stancliff Waukegan (n) †

1969 Mary Lois Bynum Harrisburg (s) †

1970 Lester S. Smith Golden (c) †

1971 Vernon H. Meier Clifton (n) †

1972 Earl Gum Keyesport (s)

1973 M. Richard Smith LaHarpe (c) †

1974 Albert L. Benedict Morrison (n) †

1975 Ray Kautz West Liberty (s)

1976 Elvin Ray Bowman Baylis (c) †

1977 Leo J. Conroy Emington (n) †

1978 Alvin H. Oliver Altamont (s)

1979 Don G. Warren Sullivan (c)

1980 Lawrence M. Nowak Moline (n) †

1981 Frank L. Petty Anna (s) †

1982 Don Martin Jerseyville (c)†

1983 William J. Tullis Long Point (n) †

1984 Emily J. Anderson Galatia (s)

1985 Lee J. Cutright Mason City (c) †

1986 Warren White Avon (n)

1987 Betty Reiss St. Peter (s) †

1988 Patricia MacEwan Bloomington (c)

1989 Earl W. Finley Utica (n)

1990 Carroll Engeljohn Farina (s) †

1991 Loren Bowen Bement (c)

1992 Floyd Pape Marengo (n)

1993 Jim Barger Golconda (s) †

1994 Marvin Winter Beason (c) †

1995 John Moore Martinton (n)

1996 Carol Metzger Vandalia (s)

1997 Charlene Pace Jerseyville (c)

1998 Sandy Smith Herscher (n)

1999 Janice Jeremiah DuQuoin (s)

2000 Raymond Broadhacker (c)

2001 Betty Thompsen (n)

2002 Sheila Anderson (s)

 

 

Sheila Anderson was the last named Carrier of the Year.

 

The National Office changed the title to Member of the Year beginning with the 2003 Member Awards. Also, the award is always given for the previous year. The first Member of the Year was Pete Harrington.

 

Member of the Year

 

2003 Paul D. “Pete” Harrington (c)

2004 C. Terry Powell (n) †

2005 Sabra K. Moore (s)

2006 Steven L. Traylor (c)

2007 Lisa Grubar (n)

2008 Sherry Hogue (s)

2009 Bill and Connie Baker (c)

2010 Ed Carter (n)

2011 Ron "Fuzzy" Eckert (s)

2012 Robert Picklesimer (c)

2013 Patricia J. Dwyer (n)

2014 Chris Finley (s)

2015 Larry Pratt (c)

2016 Patty Hurley(N)

2017 Rose Gangloff(S)

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