Bob Everett Memorial Award Winners
All winners receive a monetary award of $150 to $250 (depending on interest rates) and have their name engraved on a perpetual plaque maintained by the PNNA. Beginning in 2014, winners also receive their own personal plaque.
1999 – Larry Rowe
Larry was recognized in part because of his outstanding service as General Chairman of the 1998 ANA Convention in Portland.
2000 – Jim Payne
Jim was recognized for his outstanding work with the Boeing Employees’ Coin Club, including promotion of the state quarters.
2001 – Eric Holcomb
Eric was recognized in part for his outstanding work in establishing and maintaining the PNNA website!
2002 – Del Cushing
Del was recognized in part for his long time involvement with the numismatic hobby nationally as well as here in the Northwest.
2003 – Ray Mah
Mah, from Vancouver, British Columbia, is the first Canadian winner of the award. Ray was very active in numismatics, including the PNNA, for 40 years. The photo shows Del Cushing (right) presenting the award to Ray Mah (left) after the PNNA convention.
2004 – Richard “Dick” Billings
Dick has served as PNNA convention general chairman since 2001. In addition to working tirelessly on behalf of the PNNA, Dick has also been active in the Seattle Numismatic Society and other numismatic organizations.
2005 – Joseph Boling
Joe has contributed to the PNNA in many ways over the years, including service as secretary/treasurer, exhibit chief judge and Puyallup Fair coordinator.
2006 – Larry Gaye
Larry has contributed to the PNNA and the ANA for a number of years, including service as PNNA president, and service as general chairman of the 2004 ANA spring convention in Portland.
2007 – Walter Ostromecki
Walt (left) enjoys traveling to the Northwest, and has run the popular program for Young Numismatists at PNNA conventions for several years. The award was presented by 2006 recipient and PNNA President Larry Gaye.
2008 – Scott Loos
Scott is the PNNA’s Treasurer and Bourse Chairman, and is also a PNNA Past President. He is also active with the ANA, and served as General Chairman of the 2009 ANA National Money Show in Portland.
2009 – James Reinders
James was recognized in part for his outstanding work organizing the Boy and Girl Scout programs at the 2009 ANA National Money Show in Portland.
2010 – Richard “Dick” Cowley (Photo not available.)
Richard was recognized for his work with the Olympia Coin Club, including the club’s successful National Coin Week efforts.
2011 – Mike Labosier (left), PNNA treasurer and Tukwila convention general chairman, received the Everett Award from award committee chairman Danny Bisgaard (right).
2012 – Lisa Loos (left), outgoing PNNA President, received the Everett Award from award committee chairman Danny Bisgaard (right).
2013 – Rick Schulz (right), PNNA Director and Puyallup Fair coordinator (among other activities), received the Everett Award from award committee chairman Danny Bisgaard (left).
2014 – William (Bill) McKivor (right), longtime PNNA Director and British token and medal dealer (among other activities), received the Everett Award from PNNA president and award committee chairman Danny Bisgaard (left).
2015 – Ed Fischer (left), PNNA Director and 75th anniversary/medals chair, received the Everett Award from PNNA president and award committee chairman Danny Bisgaard (right).
2016 – Danny Bisgaard (left), outgoing PNNA President, received the Everett Award from incoming PNNA president James Reinders (right). Thanks, Danny, for your outstanding service to Northwest numismatics in several capacities including general chairman for the 2015 ANA show in Portland.
2017 – Tony Kalt (left), PNNA Director and president of the Boeing Employees’ Coin Club, received the Everett Award from PNNA president James Reinders (right).
2018 – John Brown
John was recognized for his extensive service to the PNNA (including as secretary), as well as to numismatics in the Salem and Portland areas.
2019 – Terri and Gary Yurkas (center) received the Everett Award from Kevin Charboneau (left) and Rick Schulz (right). They were recognized for their extensive involvement with South Sound clubs from Tacoma to Olympia, and also service at the annual Washington State Fair in Puyallup.