Professional Hall of Fame Award

This award honors Hunter Education professionals, either active, retired or deceased, who exhibits(ed) outstanding traits that have helped to improve the Hunter Education movement in a manner that exceeds the general effort.  Note: This award recognizes a Hunter Education agency staff member for his/her efforts supporting Hunter Education over the course of their professional careers. (Individuals can only receive this award once.)  After the nomination has gone through the Awards Committee process, the IHEA-USA Board of Directors makes the final decision.

Recipient Year State/Province/Organization
John McKay 2016 Nevada
Joe Huggins 2016 Arkansas
Paulette Lubke 2016 Colorado
Mark Cousins 2015 Colorado
Fabian Romero 2015 USFWS
Otto Jose 2015 USFWS
Dennis Vincent 2014 Kansas
Jim Dawson 2014 Wyoming
Tim Lawhern 2013 Wisconsin
Jim Kellenberger 2012 Kansas
Chester "Bud" Carpenter 2012 Louisiana
Mike Stone 2010 Colorado
Terry Erwin 2010 Texas
Dave Kubas 2009 Connecticut
Wayne Jones 2009 New York
James Bell 2009 Georgia
Tony Faast 2008 Oregon
Jim Carter 2008 North Dakota
Lenny Rees 2008 Utah
Wayne Doyle 2008 Kansas
Rod Slings 2007 Iowa
Wendell Kam 2007 Hawaii
Mac Lang 2005 Kentucky
Steve Hall 2004 Texas
Ernie McCallum 2004 New Brunswick
Bill Shattuck 2004 South Dakota
Ed Tyer 2002 Florida
Jim Wentz 2000 Ohio
Robert Staton 1999 Missouri
Wilton Pate 1998 North Carolina
William McKittrick 1997 Ontario
T.D. Carroll 1996 Texas
J.D. Peer 1994 Oklahoma
William Farden 1993 Outdoor Empire Pub.
Gary Anderson 1992 Maine
L.J. Smith 1991 Mississippi
James Smith 1991 Thompson/Center Arms
John King 1991 Nevada
James Jones 1991 USFWS
Clair Huff 1991 Utah
Casey Pendergast 1990 Nova Scotia
Gene Stephenson 1990 USFWS
Homer Moe 1990 Wisconsin
Darrell Holt 1989 Texas
Dick Turpin 1989 Nebraska
Dave Woodward 1989 Tennessee
O.F. Borsay 1988 Rhode Island
James Dabb 1988 Michigan
Harry Shaver 1987 West Virginia
Del Benson 1986 Colorado
Bob Caskey 1986 Colorado
Bob Nelson 1985 USFWS
Tom Melius 1985 NRA/USFWS
Warren Cheek 1983 NRA
Red Hasay 1983 Alberta
Gladney Davidson 1981 Georgia
Dr. Ed Kozicky   Illinois
Bud Eyman   Missouri
Lee Robertson   Utah
Bryan Burgin   New York
Stan Mate   New York