Nystrom Winners

Nina Nystrom Memorial Goodwill Ambassador Award Winners

All winners receive an award plaque engraved by the PNNA. For years not shown, no award was made.

Please see the PNNA memorial page for more info on deceased Nystrom award recipients.

1990 – Nina Nystrom
(deceased; no photo)

1992 – Freda Peterson
(deceased; no photo)

Del Cushing
Del Cushing

1994 – Del Cushing
(deceased)

1996 – Marge and Don Farnam (deceased; no photos)

Kathy Rowe (2002 photo)
Kathy Rowe (2002 photo)
Larry Rowe (2001 photo)
Larry Rowe (2001 photo)

1998 – Kathy and Larry Rowe
(Larry deceased)

Joe Boling (2001 photo)
Joe Boling (2001 photo)

1999 – Joseph E. Boling

Larry Gaye (2001 photo)
Larry Gaye (2001 photo)

2000 – Larry Gaye

2001 – Del Cushing (repeat winner – see above)

Dick Billings (2001 photo)
Dick Billings (2001 photo)

2002 – Richard Billings

Eric Holcomb (2001 photo)
Eric Holcomb (2001 photo)

2003 – Eric Holcomb

2004 – Rob Retz
(deceased; no photo)

Scott and Lisa Loos - Nystrom Award (2005)
Scott and Lisa Loos – Nystrom Award (2005)

2005 – Lisa and Scott Loos

Phil Lockwood
Phil Lockwood

2006 – Phil Lockwood

Tom Sheehan (2001 photo)
Tom Sheehan (2001 photo)

2007 – Thomas Sheehan

2009 – Greg Franck-Weiby (deceased)
Greg (left) received the award from Danny Bisgaard on May 12, 2009 at the Salem Coin Club board meeting.

Walt Ostromecki
Walt Ostromecki

2011 – Walt Ostromecki (right) received the award from PNNA President Lisa Loos (left). Walt often runs the YN program at PNNA shows.

Gene Wiley
Gene Wiley

2012 – Gene Wiley (right), active and creative president of the Willamette Coin Club in Portland, received the award from outgoing PNNA President Lisa Loos (left).

James Free
James Free

2014 – James Free (right), Salem Numismatic Society president and new PNNA board member, received the award from PNNA President Danny Bisgaard (left).

2015 – Liz Iverson (no photo)

Anthony (Tony) Kalt
Anthony (Tony) Kalt

2016 – Anthony Kalt (left) received the award from PNNA president Danny Bisgaard (right). Tony has been active in many ways including with the YNs and Boy Scouts.

Kevin Charboneau
Kevin Charboneau

2017 – Kevin Charboneau (left) received the award from PNNA president James Reinders (right). Kevin is the current PNNA Tukwila convention general chairman.

Steve Estes
Steve Estes

2018 – Steve Estes (left) received the award from PNNA president James Reinders (right). Steve is a longtime well-respected Portland-area dealer who has helped to promote collecting.

Ron Patton
Ron Patton

2019 – Ron Patton (center) received the award from Kevin Charboneau (left) and Rick Schulz (right).

Mark Gruner
Mark Gruner

2020 – Mark Gruner
Mark is a PNNA board member, and has been active with numismatics in Idaho.