Awards

 

Bob Mech Memorial Award:
For enthusiasm, dedication, and outstanding contribution to the Dodge Ridge National Ski Patrol (Prospector Ski Patrol) during the last year.

Past Winners:

2015: Dan Kohnen

2014: William Borelli

2013  Denise Bianchi

2012  Amy Lindblom

2011  Robert Eriksen

2010  Janet Wickstrom

2009  Greg Thompson

2008  Dore Bietz

2007  Mike Morrison

2006  Karin Murray 

2005  Mike Loy 

2004  Cheri Keenan 

2003  Chris Peterson 

2002  Leslie Edwards 

2001  John Keenan 

2000  Barbara Hickman 

1999  Dave Rhodes 

1998  Steve Christensen 

1997
1996

1995  Karyn Rosenbaum

1994  Rod Lynch/Christine Chow

1993  Chris Murphy

1992  Geoff Hutcheson

1991  John Wright

1990  Attillo Mussi

1989  Daryl Whitcher

1988  John Wright

1987  Vern Herr

1986  Larry Pressley

1985  Greg King

1984  LeRoy Giovannoni

1983  Karen Mech

1982  Kevin Terry

1981  Jack Ross

1980  LeRoy Giovannoni

1979  Sam Gotshall

1978  Mary Ross

1977  Jere Woodhead

1976  Jere Woodhead


Jim Crow Award:
For long-term dedication to the Dodge Ridge National Ski Patrol (Prospector Ski Patrol) or the skiing public at Dodge Ridge (given to a member of 10+ years)

Past Winners:

2015: Geo Vierra

2014: Carl Richter

2013 Tim Viall

2012 Lance Vaughan
2011 Richard Vaughan
2010 Karyn Woodhead-Smith
2009 Bill Kull
2008 Tim Viall
2007 John Keenan
2006 Debbie Whitcher 
2005 John Murray 
2004 William Gagon 
2003 LeRoy Giovannoni 
2002 Mary Ross 
2001 Bill Pohl 
2000 John Wright 
1999 Geoff Hutcheson 
1998 Dave Hunter
1997
1996
1995 Chris Murphy
1994 Mary Ross
1993 Jack Wright
1992 Don Jacop
1991 LeRoy Giovannoni
1990 Jere Woodhead
1989 Sam Gotshall
1988 Mary Ross
1987 Daryl Whitcher
1986 Jim Crow


Bob Ross Award:
For friendship and congeniality to members of the Dodge Ridge National Ski Patrol (Prospector Ski Patrol) and Dodge Ridge staff during the last year.

Past Winners: 

2015: Roland Feldmeier

2014: Jules Vaughn

2013 Earl Flad
2012 Greg Thompson

2011 Marty Lanning
2010 Rene Schuster
2009  Dore Bietz
2008 Dave Rollings
2007 Karyn Woodhead-Smith
2006 Don Shaver 
2005 Robert Eriksen 
2004 Jeff Maddox 
2003 Marla Killough 
2002 Bill Pohl 
2001 Chris Murphy
2000 Jill Earle 
1999 Dave Earle 
1998 Dave Rhodes 
1997
1996
1995 Jon Murphy
1994 Larry Qvistgaard
1993 Karyn Woodhead
1992 Debbie Whitcher
1991  Mike Laurance
1990 Chris Murphy
1989 Mike Laurance
1988 Chuck Kull
1987 Mike Laurance
1986 Coree Matson
1985 Charles Twining
1984 Jack Ross
1983 Russ Peck
1982 Larry Pressley
1981 Ruie Newburn
1980 Karen Mech


Jack Ross Award:
For outstanding performance in first aid during the past ski season at Dodge Ridge.

Past Winners: 

2015: Eddie Collier

2014: Matt Michaels

2013 Danny Rose

2012 Ashley McKinley

2011 Stacy Crane
2010 Karin Murray
2009 Don Shaver
2008 Bob Eriksen
2007 Lance Vaughan
2006 Geoff Hutcheson 
2005 Denise Bianchi
2004 Geoff Hutcheson 
2003 Karin Murray 
2002 Denise Bianchi
2001 Matt Alley 
2000 Linny Goodrich 
1999 Steve Christensen 
1998 Tim Swanson 
1997
1996
1995 Marty Lima
1994 Chris Wherry
1993 Jim Huggins
1992 Phil Hunter
1991 Tom Brennan
1990 Geoff Hutcheson
1989 Mary Ross


 Outstanding Patroller Award:
For outstanding leadership and activity on behalf of the Dodge Ridge National Ski Patrol (Prospector Ski Patrol) throughout the year.

Past Winners: 

2015: Mike Morrison

2014: Carl Richter

2013 Dave Rollings

2012 Dore Bietz
2011 Daryl Whitcher
2010  Dore Bietz
2009  Mike Loy
2008 John Keenan
2007 Karin Murray
2006 Chris Petersen 
2005 Dave Boyd 
2004 Leslie Edwards 
2003 Mike Loy 
2002 Lance Vaughan 
2001 Barbara Hickman 
2000 Dave Boyd 
1999 Lance Vaughan 
1998 Bill Bingaman 
1997 Tim Viall
1996
1995 Kevin Woodhead
1994 Karyn Rosenbaum
1993 Carl Richter
1992 John Wright
1991 Daryl Whitcher
1990 Jack Wright
1989 Don Jacop


Don Jacop Outstanding Candidate Award:
For performance, enthusiasm, leadership and skill in the Candidate Training Program.

Past Winners: 

2013 Jodi Karambela
2012 Dan Kohnen
2011 Eddie Collyer
2010 Jason Giordano  
2009 Danny Rose, Jason Takacs
2008 Denny Giambastiani
2005 Marty Lanning 
2004 Janet Wickstrom 
2003 Ray Hawkins 
2002 Jeff Murray 
2001 Karin Murray 
2000 Mike Teague 
1999 Mike Morrison 
1998 Dave Boyd 
1997 Chris Petersen
1996 Dave Earle
1995 Joe Bianchi
1994 Bill Bingaman
1993 Ruth Dargitz
1992 Jon Murphy
1991 Carl Richter
1990 Rhonda Hyer/Karyn Woodhead
1989 Lance Bevier
1988 Judith Huggins


Marla Ward Outstanding Paid Patroller Award

Past Winners: 

2015 Carl Richter

2014: Jules Vaughan

2013 Carl Richter

2012 Bryan Dudley
2011 David DeMatai
2010  Jules Vaughan
2009 Karen Townsend
2008 Brian Ogilvie
2007 Laura Ordway
2006 Phil Rosenbaum 
2005 Joe Mumford 
2004 Hope Wolfe 
2003 Cherie Dineen 
2002 Kevin Terry 
2001 Doug Parker 
2000 Tim Swanson 
1999 Doug Parker 
1998 Mike Schmidt
1997
1996
1995 Jerry Poston
1994 Rich Dwyer
1993 Doug Parker
1992 Dan Branch


National Awards

Distinguished Patroller Award

2011 John Wright
2010  Daryl Whitcher
2010  Debbie Whitcher

1st Runner Up Outstanding Alpine Patrol (Large)
2009   Dodge Ridge Ski Patrol

1st Runner up Outstanding Instructor Award
2012 Mike Loy

1st Runner Up Oustanding Patroller Award
2012 Dore Beitz


Far West Division Awards

Outstanding Alpine Patrol (Large)
2009   Dodge Ridge Ski Patrol
2004   Prospector Ski Patrol ( Dodge Ridge Ski Patrol)

Outstanding Instructor Patroller
2013 Mike Morrison
2012 Mike Loy

Outstanding Alpine Patroller
2012  Dore Bietz
2009  Mike Loy

Outstanding Auxiliary Patroller
2006  Denise Bianchi


Mother Lode Region Awards

Outstanding Alpine Patrol (Large)
2009   Dodge Ridge Ski Patrol
2006   Prospector Ski Patrol ( Dodge Ridge Ski Patrol)

Outstanding Auxiliary Patroller
2013  Stacy Crane
2006  Denise Bianchi

Outstanding Instructor Patroller
2013 Mike Morrison and Karin Murray
2012 Mike Loy
2006  John Keenan
2005  Chris Peterson

Outstanding Alpine Ski Patroller
2012 Dore Bietz
2009  Mike Loy
2006  Steve Christensen
2004  Mike Loy

Meritorious Service Award
2001 Daryl Whitcher
2005  Karen Herr
2008 Debbie Whitcher


Angel Pin
For non-members of NSP who have provided valuable contributions to the NSP.
2009  Laurie Morrison
2003 Karen Vaughan