Weikel Award

PAUL C. WEIKEL MEMORIAL AWARD HISTORY

The first award was presented at the 1993 annual meeting of the Organization of Wildlife Planners at Lake Tahoe, Nevada on May 11, 1993. The award was presented by Max Peterson, Executive Vice President of the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and received on behalf of Mr. Besadny by Dennis Schenborn and Harry Libby of Wisconsin DNR.

1993 – Recipient – C.D. “Buzz” Besadny (WI)

1994 – Recipients – Sherry Crouch, Sandy Sutton, Todd Pringle   (AZ)

1995 – Recipient –  Robert “Bob” Lange (USFWS)

1996 – Recipient – Management Assistance Team (USFWS)

1997 – Recipient – Sylvia Cabrera (USFWS)

1998 – Recipient – Mark Reeff   (IAFWA – posthumous)

1999 – Recipient – Thomas E. Wasson   (OH)

2000 – Recipient – Michael D. Hatch (NM)

2001 – Recipient – Duane Shroufe (AZ)

2002 – Recipient – Rod Sando (Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Authority)

2003 – Recipient – Tommy Shropshire (MS, Dynamic Solutions Group)

2004 – Recipient – Tom Niebauer  (Wisconsin Dept of Natural Resources)

2005 – Recipient – Dave McElveen (Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission)

2006 – Recipient – Dwight Guynn (Management Assistance Team)

2007 – Recipient – Brian Stenquist (Minnesota DNR)

2008 – Recipient – Walt Gasson, (Wyoming Game and Fish Department)

2009 – Recipient – Ann LeClaire-Mitchell (Michigan DNR)

2010 – Recipient – Sally Guynn (AFWA, Management Assistance Team)

2011 – 2016 – No award issued