Merit Awards History

Justin C. “Chub” Harper Award of Merit for Development in the Field of Conifers (before 2011 known as the Award of Merit for Development In the Field of Conifers)Marvin & Emelie Snyder Award for Dedicated Support of the American Conifer Society (before 2004 known as the Award of Merit for Dedicated Support of the ACS)
YEARRecipientRecipient
2020Randy Dykstra, IllinoisDavid Speth, Wisconsin
9019Jerry Kral, New York
2018Andy Duvall, MichiganElmer Dustman, New York
2017Bill Barger, OhioDon Wild, Michigan
2016Adrian Bloom, Foggy Bottom, EnglandTom Cox, Georgia
2015Bob Fincham, WashingtonEthan Johnson, Ohio
2014Derek Spicer, Lutterworth, EnglandBill Barger, Ohio
2013Kurt Wittbodt-Mueller, Verden, GermanyDennis Groh, Michigan
2012Gary Gee – MichiganFlo Chaffiin, North Carolina
2011Ron Determann, GeorgiaClark West, Ohio
2010Larry Stanley, OregonJordan Jack, North Carolina
2009Marty Brooks, PennsylvaniaKathleen Pottratz, Oregon
2008Chub Harper, OhioFrank Goodhart, New Jersey
2007Paul Halladin, OregonMaude Henne, Virginia
2006Dennis Dodge, ConnecticutRidge Goodwin, Pennsylvania
2005Joel Spingarn, ConnecticutGarry Whittenbaugh, Iowa
2004J. R. P. van Hoey Smith, NetherlandsMarvin Snyder, Kansas
2003Jerry Morris, ColoradoBob Fincham, Washington
2002John Mitsch, OregonLarry Stanley, Oregon
2001Joe Stupka, PennsylvaniaRichard Eyre, Illinois
2000Tom Dilitush, New Jersey
1999John Verkade, New JerseyR. William Thomas, Pennsylvania
1998Sidney Waxman, ConnecticutCharlene Harris, Michigan
1997Richard Bush, OregonSusan Martin, Maryland
1996Edward Rezek, New YorkChub Harper, Illinois
1995James Cross, New YorkBill Wells, Pennsylvania