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PNNA Presidential Award Winners
All winners receive a certificate and thanks from the PNNA president!

Awarded by PNNA President Larry Gaye
2007 — Rick Schulz
Rick is the newsletter editor of the Tacoma-Lakewood Coin Club. He was recognized for his outstanding work preparing this informative newsletter each month.
2007 — Jim Mabry (left) receives the PNNA Presidential Award from PNNA President Larry Gaye (right). Jim is a serious token collector who has been quite active in the Northwest.
2008 — Kathy and Larry Rowe — Larry has now received all three major PNNA awards, and Kathy shared in two of them! (The other two awards are the Bob Everett Memorial Award and the Nina Nystrom Memorial Goodwill Ambassador Award.) Larry, who served as election chairman again this year, is the first individual to receive all three awards. Congratulations, Larry!
Awarded by PNNA President Lisa Loos
2009 — Dick Billings (right) is recognized by PNNA President Lisa Loos (left) for his service as spring convention general chairman. Dick retired as chairman in 2009, having served in that capacity since the convention moved to Tukwila in 2001. Cushing_50.jpg (19487 bytes)2009 — Del Cushing was recognized for his long time service to the PNNA. He recently retired from doing mailings of The Nor'wester, a function he performed for many years. He also retired as a PNNA Director in 2010.
2009 — Michael Pepka was recognized both for his service to the Boeing Employees Coin Club and to the PNNA. He has been very active at the Puyallup Fair Hobby Hall coin booth each year. 2009 — Greg Smith was recognized both for his service to the Boeing Employees Coin Club and to the PNNA. He served as the PNNA's Puyallup Fair Hobby Hall coordinator in 2008 and 2009.
2010 — Katie Reinders was recognized for her assistance coordinating and running the scouting clinics at the 2010 PNNA/Willamette fall convention in Portland. 2011 — Rick Schulz (right) is recognized by PNNA President Lisa Loos (left) for his service as PNNA Puyallup Fair director, and for organizing a PNNA club representative program.
2012 — Rachel Irish was recognized for her work as PNNA membership coordinator. See will be stepping down in the summer of 2012. 2012 — John Enges was recognized for his service as a board member as well as convention committee member.
2012 — Bruce Wonder was recognized for his may years of service to the PNNA, including most recently as a board member. 2012 — Juanita Labosier and Jasmine Kenny were recognized for their outstanding work with convention hospitality.
Awarded by PNNA President Danny Bisgaard
2012 — Lisa Loos. As the new President, Danny presented a Presidential Award to Lisa Loos, along with honorary lifetime membership in the PNNA, in gratitude for Lisa’s service as two-term President. 2013 - Mike Labosier (right) received a PNNA Presidential Award from Danny Bisgaard (left). Mike has served as general chairman of the past several spring conventions.
2014 — Mike Labosier (right) received another PNNA Presidential Award from Danny Bisgaard (left). Mike just stepped down from his position as PNNA secretary. As noted above, he received an award in 2013 for service as convention chairman. 2014 — Rick Schulz (left), PNNA board member, Puyallup Fair coordinator and "penny squisher," received a PNNA Presidential Award from Danny Bisgaard (right). The award also recognizes his management of the PNNA's new traveling display.
2014 PNNA presidential awards were also presented to the following individuals not photographed receiving the award at the Tukwila spring convention: Gene Henry (for donations of Washington commemorative medals) and Scott McClaine (for cent donations for the elongating machine).
2015 PNNA presidential awards were presented to committee members for the March 2015 ANA National Money Show in Portland: Scott Loos, Eric Holcomb, Gene Wiley, Larry Gaye, James Free, James Reinders, John Brown, Rick Schulz, Ed Fischer, Suzanne Gaye, Scott McClaine. (Not in same order as in photo. Missing from photo: Gene, Suzanne and Scott M.)
(L to R) 2016 PNNA presidential awards were presented to Tukwila convention chairman Kevin Charboneau, Tukwila/Portland bourse chairman Scott Loos, Tukwila exhibit chairman and convention assistant Dan Vornbrock (not shown), and Editor/Webmaster/Chief Judge Eric Holcomb.
Awarded by PNNA President James Reinders


2017 PNNA presidential awards were presented to (Tow Row L to R) Tukwila/Portland bourse chairman Scott Loos, Tukwila convention chairman & Scout WashJam volunteer Kevin Charboneau, Portland convention chairman Ed Fischer, (Bottom Row L to R) Puyallup Fair chairman & Scout WashJam volunteer Rick Schulz, Scout WashJam volunteer Tony Kalt and Editor/Webmaster/Chief Judge Eric Holcomb.
Presidential Award General Information

PNNA President Larry Gaye decided to introduce the Presidential Award in 2007 as a way to recognize active and involved numismatists other than those selected for the Everett or Nystrom awards. The award is patterned after the ANA Presidential Award at the national level. If you wish to nominate someone to receive the PNNA presidential award, please contact the PNNA president (as listed on the officers page) directly.