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IRON DOG BRIGADE

 DISTINGUISHED AWARD RECIPIENTS

The Distinguished Service Award formerly known as the George Eisenhuth Award, will be awarded alternately

between Industry Representatives and Representatives from the user ranks.  The purpose of the Award is to

recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves in furtherance of snowmobiling as a fun family sport.

1980     Gerald (Geri) Thomas – Manitoba

1981     Paul Doherty – New Hampshire

1982     Laurent Beaudoin – Quebec

1983     Nina Smith - Montana

1984     Ray Brandt – Idaho

1985     Howard Potter – Wisconsin

1986     Carmi Duso – Vermont

1987     Michael Doyon - Quebec

1988     Roger Lampitt - Washington

1989     John Ehlert – Minnesota

1990     F.W. (Bill) Howell – Montana

1991     Catherine Dickson – New Hampshire

1992     Richard and Audrey Decker – Wisconsin

1993     Bill Oakes – Vermont

1994     Roy Muth – Washington, D.C.

1995     John Mitchell – Wyoming

1996     Catherine Ahern – Washington, D.C.

1997     C.J. (Bud) Wieman – Alabama

1998     Edgar Hetteen – Minnesota

1999     Bill Schumann – Wisconsin

2000    Kim Raap – Montana

2001     Jack Welch – Colorado

2002    Tom Anderson – Wisconsin

2003    Ed Skomoroh – Minnesota

2004    Marilyn & Ron Ruediger – South Dakota

2005    Jim Smail – Wyoming

2006    Roger Pillman – Alberta

2007    Christopher Douwes – Washington, D.C.

2008    Wayne Mohler – Washington

2009    Roger Skime – Minnesota

2010     David Carmichael – Iowa

2011     Ed Klim – Michigan

2012     Mitzi Oakes – Vermont

2013     Gail Hanson – New Hampshire

2014 – Jerry & Nancy Hanson - Minnesota

2015 – Dennis Burns - Ontario

2016 – Duane Sutton – South Dakota

2017 – Marlys Knutson – Minnesota

            Ross Antworth – New Brunswick

2018-   Kathleen "Kay" Lloyd - Washington

2019 - Christine Jourdain Barker - Michigan