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Awards

 
The Don C. Burnam Award was established in 1967 as a memorial to the late Don C. Burnam, president and founder of Western Pacific Insurance Company. The Association's most prestigious award is given to the person in Washington State who has rendered the most outstanding service to the American Agency System and the insurance industry during his/her career.
  • William R. Lee, 1967    
  • Irwin Mesher, 1968    
  • Gordon H. Sweany, 1969    
  • .B. McClintock, 1970    
  • Howard Schjelland, CPCU, 1971    
  • John J. Savage, 1973    
  • Harry P. Sargent, 1976    
  • Jack F. McDonald, 1977    
  • Robert McNabb, AAI, 1978
  • Donald W. Biggs, 1982    
  • John F. Solon, CPCU, 1983    
  • Don Bell, 1984    
  • Art Armstrong, CPCU, 1985    
  • E. Harold Smart, 1986    
  • Don Rupp, CPCU, 1987    
  • P.P. "Spike" Lynch, CPCU, 1988    
  • Don Brunni, CPCU, 1989    
  • Gus Noyd, 1989    
  • Larry Kees, 1990    
  • Barry K. Jones, CPCU, 1991    
  • Alan Berg, 1992    
  • R. Martin Josund, CPCU, 1993    
  • Larry Tornow, 1994    
  • Clark Sitzes, 1995    
  • Tom Taylor Jr., CPCU, ARM, AAI, 1996    
  • James Majeskey, CPCU, CLU, ARM, 1997    
  • Robb Dale, 1998    
  • Jim Brown, CPCU, 1999   
  • Steve White, 2000
  • David Hargreaves, 2000   
  • Sue Knobeloch, CIC, 2001
  • Frank Radford, 2002
  • Ron Getchell, 2003
  • Jim Aston, 2004
  • Bill Gellor, 2005 
  • Kim Impecoven, 2006
  • Davidson Wood, 2007
  • Jerry Olds, CPCU, 2008
  • Susan Scott, AAI, 2009
  • Ed Ray, 2010
  • Jerry Nies, CPCU, 2011
  • Michael Rydbom, CIC, 2012
  • Don McQuary, CIC, 2013  
  • Mike Reed, 2014
  • Jim Slaugenhaupt, 2015
  • Rob Bush, CPCU, 2016
  • John McDonald, 2017
This award is presented to the member agent who has rendered the most outstanding service to the insurance industry in the past year. This award was founded in 2002.
  • Michelle Rupp, AAI, 2002
  • Pat Otter, 2004
  • Dave Hargreaves, CIC,  2005
  • Maggie Wood, CIC, 2006
  • Brian Blount, CIC, 2007
  • Robb Dale, 2008
  • Bob Hashimoto, CPCU, 2009
  • Mike Rydbom, CIC, 2010
  • Dean Young, CPCU, 2011
  • Susan Knobeloch, CIC, CPIW, 2012
  • Claudia McClain, 2013
  • Mary Stien, CIC, 2014
  • Neil Muller, 2015
  • Amberlyn McQuary Buratto, CIC,  2016
  • Dave Gregory, 2017
 
This award is presented to the person associated with the industry (non-agent/broker) who has made outstanding contributions to the Independent Agency System and IIABW.  This award was founded in 2002.
  • Tim Mullen, CPCU, 2002
  • Joe Kelly, 2003
  • Matt Nickerson, 2004
  • Mike McGavick, 2005
  • Arne Chatterton, CPCU, ARM, AAI, API, AAM, AU, 2006
  • Joe Zimmer, 2007
  • Shareen Minor, 2008
  • Dick Berry, CPCU, CIC, 2009
  • Bill Stauffacher, 2010
  • Brian Carney, 2011
  • Bill Norman, 2012
  • Carrie Cheshier, CPCU, CIC, ARM, 2013
  • Jerry Kelly, 2014
  • Tom Becker, CPCU, 2015
  • Gabriel Gonzalez, CIC, 2016
  • Joe Kelly, 2017
 
This award is presented to the young agent (a person who is age 40 or under) who has rendered outstanding service to his or her community, agency, local or state association, or the insurance industry as a whole.
  • Jim Brown, CPCU, 1974    
  • Glen Williams, CIC, 1977    
  • Larry Petersen, CPCU, 1981    
  • Bill Gellor, 1982    
  • John McDonald, 1986
  • Dave Hargreaves, 1987    
  • Alan Cottle, CPCU, 1988    
  • Chuck Gardner, 1989    
  • Darla S. Yoseph, AAI, 1990    
  • Brian Starr, AAI, 1991    
  • Dave Gregory, 1992    
  • Brian Roberts, 1993    
  • Leslie Owens-Pierre, 1994    
  • Jane Roessler, 1995
  • Craig Hamre, 1996
  • Scott Potter, 1997
  • Craig Brown, 1999    

 

  • Stacy Packard, 2001
  • Pauline Black, 2003
  • Pauline Black, ACSR, 2004
  • IIABW Young Agents Committee, 2005
  • Neil Muller, 2006
  • Krista O'Byrne, 2007
  • Mandi Strange, 2008
  • Craig Field, 2009
  • Brian Fassburg, 2010
  • Melissa Power, ACSR, CIC, 2011
  • Ryan Stewart, 2012
  • Ryan Porter, 2013 
  • Reid Ekberg, 2014
  • Dan Winckoski, 2015
  • Annie Dimmitt, 2016
  • Aran Buchan, 2017
 
The Susan Scott Insurance Education award was established in 1980 (formerly known as the Max Walton Insurance Education award)  to recognize an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of insurance education in the state of Washington.
  • Fred Loffer, CPCU, 1980    
  • John Stanford, CPCU, CLU, 1981    
  • Jack Langan, CPCU, CLU, 1982    
  • Susan Scott, AAI, 1983    
  • Max Walton, 1984    
  • Robert McNabb, AAI, 1987    
  • E. Harold Smart, 1988    
  • Susan Scott, AAI, 1989    
  • James Greenway, CPCU, CIC, ARM, 1990    
  • Barry Woltmon, CPCU, AAI, ARM, 1991    
  • Glen Williams, CIC, 1992    
  • John F. Solon, CPCU, ARM, 1993    
  • Irv Field, Ph.D., 1994    
  • Susan Knobeloch, CIC, CPIW, 1995    
  • Mary Eisenhart, CPCU, ARM, Are, CIC, CPIW, 1996    
  • Rick Hinrichs, CPCU, 1998    
  • Nancy Bell, 1999   
  • Jesse Gary, CPCU, CLU, 2000     
  • Ian Cunningham, AAI, ARM, 2002
  • Rick Hinrich, CPCU 2003
  • Michelle Rupp, AAI, 2004
  • Susan Scott, AAI, 2005
  • Mike McNamara, 2006
  • Kim Southworth, CPCU, AAI, ARM, AIS, ITP, API, 2007
  • Mark Thompson, 2008
  • Elaine Tuttle, CPCU, AU, 2009
  • Rocky Skalisky, 2010
  • Tracy Skinner, CIC, 2011
  • Glen Williams, CIC, AAI, 2013
  • Tom Stratton, Esq, 2014
  • Mark Smith, CPCU, RPLU, 2015
  • Susan Scott, AAI, 2016
  • Sue Knobeloch, CIC, CPIW, 2017
​The AAMGA Achievement Award (formerly the Mr. Chairman Award and Chairman of the Year Award) was presented to the committee chairperson who has performed the most outstanding work during the year. The award was given by the American Association of Managing General Agents. The award was retired in 2002.
  • Fred Loffer, CPCU, 1977    
  • James H. Aston, 1978    
  • George Beck Jr., CPCU, 1979    
  • Roy Heberling, 1981    
  • Robert M. Trask, Jr., 1982    
  • Tom Taylor, Jr.,CPCU,ARM, 1983    
  • Don Bell, 1987    
  • Art Armstrong, CPCU, 1988    
  • Clista Fischer,CPCU,CIC, 1988    
  • Sandy Collins, AAI, 1989    
  • Ron Brannon, 1990    
  • Steven White, 1991    
  • Odell Clymer, 1991    
  • Steve Thomason, CPCU, 1992    
  • Steve Conway, AAI, 1993    
  • Ron Jensen, CIC, 1994    
  • IIABW Gov't Affairs Comm., 1995    
  • Spencer Donkin, 1996    
  • Sherida Bradley, 1997    
  • Rob Bush, 1998    
  • Kevin Veleke, 1999    
  • Michael Rydbom, CIC, 2000   
  • Robb Dale, 2001   
  • Award retired in 2002