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SWLISA Member of the Year Awards

2003 Steve England

2001 Phil Myers

1972 Odie Morris

1999 Gilbert D. Waldman

1971 Hugh Weiland

1998 W.C. “Dub” Smothers

1970 Bud Huth

1997 Robert E. Tafoya

1969 Jack Bew

1996 Stanley Elliott

1968 Leon Flake

1995 Marvin Priske

1967 Jess Wall

1994 Ron Booth

1966 Smythe Shepherd

1992 William Williams

1965 Jack Spence

          1990 Paul J. Curry

1964 Otto Thoma

1988 Paul Heilman

1963 John McDonald

1987 Manship Phelps

1962 Clarence Buss

1986 Ky Rohman

1961 Stover Smith

1985 Jack Starling

1960 Roland Dansby

1984 M.S. “Mike” Ussery

1959 Hugo Swan 1985

1982 Doug Myers

1958 Bill Alberts

1981 Jack E. Smothers

1957 Russell Pierce

1980 Allen Wright

1956 Bernie Masterson

1973 Lestor Pryor

1955 Lawson Orr

SWLISA Russell Pierce Award

          2003 Steve Bevill

1971 Russell Pierce & Ralph Rowalt

2000 Mike Dineen

1972 Bud Huth

1998 Jimmie Lopez

1974 Wayne McCullough

1997 Walter N. Cheek

1976 Bernie Masterson

1996 Mark Brim

1977 Robert W. Shaw

1995 James E. Campbell

1979 Virgil Kruger

          1994 Henry D. Brim

1980 Pete Leary

1993 Fritzie Lee Connally

1981 Peter V. Pano

          1992 Robert S. Grose & Arvin S. Kreitman

1984 Ed Hayes

1990 R. Gene Bevil

1985 Barry Smith

1988 Lee Ekola

1986 Gary Gradinger

SWLISA Honorary Life Directors

Leon E Flake

2416 Marika

Wichita Falls, TX 76307

904.691.2478

W. Smythe Shepherd

7335 Liberty Avenue

Beaumont, TX 77701

409.833.3333

M.S. "Mike" Ussery

330 Beau Brummel Place

Amarillo, TX 79121

806.359.8025

 

SWLISA Honorary Directors

Edward J. “Ed” Hayes

3250 Dothan Lane

Dallas, TX 75229

214.352.326

W.C. “Dub” Smothers

32123 I.H. 10 West

Boerne, TX 78006-9240

830.981.4333

M. D. “Mac” McAllister

110 S 25th Street

Colorado Springs, CO 80904

718.634.2866

Gilbert D. Waldman

P. O. Box 580787

Tulsa, OK 74158

918.587.1116

SWLISA Honorary Life Members

Edward J. “Ed” Hayes

3250 Dothan Lane

Dallas, TX 75229

214.352.326

Robert Tafoya

2036 Pepper Ridge Drive

Shreveport, LA 71151-9525

318.797.5957

W.C. “Bud” Huth, Jr.

5657 S. 92nd

Hales Corners, WI 53130

Otto W. Thomas

2036 Pepper Ridge Drive

Shreveport, LA 7115-9525

SWLISA Retired Members

Swede Carlson

8002 Oakwood Forest Drive

Houston, TX 77040

713.937.570

Robert S. Grose

P.O. Box 460

Moultrie, GA. 31776

800.841.8677

SWLISA Meeting History

Year

Convention Site

School Site

President

Sergeant-At-Arms

2003

Wild Dunes Resort

Charleston, SC

Golden Nugget

Las Vegas, NV

Steve England

Steve Bevill

2002

Hyatt Regency Resort

Poipu, HI

Doubletree Downtown Hotel

Kansas City, MO

McCoy Webster

Alan Maness

2001

Bellagio Resort & Casino

Las Vegas, NV

Doubletree Hotel Warren Place

Tulsa, OK

Lori Myers

David Tingue

2000

Marriott Casa Magna

Cancun, Mexico

Marriott Tech Center

Denver, CO

Tom Tipton

John Harlin

1999

Sheraton Conquistador

Tucson, AZ

Ontario Airport Marriott

Ontario, CA

David Felch

Janet Kirkman

1998

Hyatt Regency Cerromar

Beach Dorado, Puerto Rico

Plaza San Antonio Marriott Hotel

San Antonio, TX

James Porter

Janet Kirkman

1997

Westin Mission Hills

Rancho Mirage, CA

Monte Carlo Hotel

Las Vegas, NV

David Hicks, Jr.

Ron Kelsey

1996

Hyatt Regency Maui

Maui, HI

The Peabody

Memphis, TN

Dan Vonalt

Michael Lawrence

1995

Williamsburg Lodge

Williamsburg, VA

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM

Stanley Elliott

Jimmie Loper

1994

Sugar Bay Plantation Resort

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Island

Hotel Inter-Continental

New Orleans, LA

Stanley Elliott

          Richard H. Ledyard

1993

The Phoenician

Scottsdale, AZ

J.W. Marriott

Houston, TX (Sales/Office Mgrs)

Robert E. Tafoya

Michael P. Dineen

1992

Westin Kauai Lagoons

Kauai HI

The Harvey-DFW

Dallas, TX (Production)

Jim Page

James Campbell

1991

Marriott World Center

Orlando, FL

Marriott River Center

San Antonio, TX

Ron Booth

Steve Cash

1990

Westin’s Camino Real

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

 The Sunburst

Scottsdale, AZ (Production)

Paul Heilman

Mark Brim

1989

Marriott’s Desert Springs

Palm Desert, CA

The Albuquerque Marriott

Albuquerque, NM (Sales)

Bill Williams

Bill Temple

1988

Hyatt Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe-Incline Village, NV

Austin Marriott at the Capitol

Austin, TX (Production)

Leon Flake

Walter N. Cheek

1987

Frenchman’s Reef

Westin Canal Place

St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands

Paul Curry

Arvin Kreitman

1986

The Point at Squaw Peak

Wichita Falls Hilton

Wichita Falls, TX (Production)

Jack Regan

Fritizie Lee Connally

1985

Camino Real Hotel

Ixtapa, Mexico

Hilton Palacio del Rio

San Antonio, TX (Sales)

M.S. “Mike” Ussery

Bob Grosse

1984

The Breakers

Palm Beach, FL

Houston Marriott Brookhollow

Houston, TX (Production)

Matt Healy

Lee Ekola

1983

Cerromar Beach Hotel

Dorado, Puerto Rico

Marriot Park Central

Dallas, TX (Sales)

Manship Phelps

R. Gene Bevill

1982

Desert Inn & Country Club

Las Vegas, NV

Alameda Plaza

Kansas City, MO (Production)

Mac McAllister

Stan Parry

1981

Vailea Beach Hotel

Maui, HI

Granada Royale

El Paso, TX (Sales)

Mercer Buchanan

Don Lorenz

1980

Hilton Riviera

Palm Springs, CA

Hilton Palacio Del Rio

San Antonio, TX (Production)

Bruce Johnson

Gary Gradinger

1979

Frenchman’s Reef

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Valley Inn & Country Club

Brownsville, TX (Sales)

Ky Rohman  

Barry Smith

1978

Mountain Shadows

Scottsdale, AZ

Ramada Inn-West

Houston, TX (Production)

Bill Niemi

Peter V. Pano

1977

Camino Real Hotel

Cancun, Mexico

Hilton Inn

Corpus Christi, TX (Sales)

Paul Heilman

Jon Heavin

1976

Riviera Hotel

Palm Springs, CA

Registry Hotel

Minneapolis, MN (Production)

Jack Starling

Ed Hayes

1975

Plaza International-Hyatt

Regency Acapulco, Mexico

Four Seasons Motor Inn

Albuquerque, NM (Sales)

John Hill

John Madderom

1974

Hotel del Coronado

San Diego, CA

Camino Real Hotel

Juarez, Mexico

Mike Ussery

John Walsh

1973

Montego Bay, Jamaica

San Diego, CA

Allen Wright

Pete Leary

1972

Scottsdale, AZ

Minneapolis, MN

Leon Flake

Wayne McCullough

1971

Monterey, CA

Houston, TX

Lester Pryor

Frank Stovall

1970

Guadalajara, Mexico

Corpus Christi, TX

Gene Thoma

 

1969

New Orleans, LA

Kansas City, MO

Doug Myers

Bob Shaw

1968

Williamsburg, VA

Odessa, TX

Jack Brew

Tom Gibbs

1967

Scottsdale, AZ

San Antonio, TX

Odie Morris

Virgil Kruger

1966

Mexico City, Mexico

Gulfport, MS

Jess Wall

Jack Porter

1965

San Francisco, CA

Dallas, TX

Stover Smith

Bud Huth

1964

CO Springs, CO

Shreveport, LA

Joe Schuh

Ray Arnold

1963

San Antonio, TX

Houston, TX

Otto Thoma

Virgil Kruger

1962

Palm Springs, CA

Springfield, MO

Byron Wynn

Russell Pierce

1961

New Orleans, LA

Little Rock, AR

Smythe Shepherd

Fred Hanneman

1960

Mexico City, Mexico

None

Clarence Buss

 

1959

Natchez, MS

None

Jack Spence

 

1958

Las Vegas, NV

None

John McDonald

 

1957

Point Clear, AL

None

Bill Alberts

 

1956

Monterey, Mexico

None

Roland Dansby

Lawson Orr

1955

New Orleans

None

Bob Weller

Bernie Masterson

SWLISA Member of the Year Awards

2003 Steve England

2001 Phil Myers

1972 Odie Morris

1999 Gilbert D. Waldman

1971 Hugh Weiland

1998 W.C. “Dub” Smothers

1970 Bud Huth

1997 Robert E. Tafoya

1969 Jack Bew

1996 Stanley Elliott

1968 Leon Flake

1995 Marvin Priske

1967 Jess Wall

1994 Ron Booth

1966 Smythe Shepherd

1992 William Williams

1965 Jack Spence

          1990 Paul J. Curry

1964 Otto Thoma

1988 Paul Heilman

1963 John McDonald

1987 Manship Phelps

1962 Clarence Buss

1986 Ky Rohman

1961 Stover Smith

1985 Jack Starling

1960 Roland Dansby

1984 M.S. “Mike” Ussery

1959 Hugo Swan 1985

1982 Doug Myers

1958 Bill Alberts

1981 Jack E. Smothers

1957 Russell Pierce

1980 Allen Wright

1956 Bernie Masterson

1973 Lestor Pryor

1955 Lawson Orr

SWLISA Russell Pierce Award

          2003 Steve Bevill

1971 Russell Pierce & Ralph Rowalt

2000 Mike Dineen

1972 Bud Huth

1998 Jimmie Lopez

1974 Wayne McCullough

1997 Walter N. Cheek

1976 Bernie Masterson

1996 Mark Brim

1977 Robert W. Shaw

1995 James E. Campbell

1979 Virgil Kruger

          1994 Henry D. Brim

1980 Pete Leary

1993 Fritzie Lee Connally

1981 Peter V. Pano

          1992 Robert S. Grose & Arvin S. Kreitman

1984 Ed Hayes

1990 R. Gene Bevil

1985 Barry Smith

1988 Lee Ekola

1986 Gary Gradinger

SWLISA Honorary Life Directors

Leon E Flake

2416 Marika

Wichita Falls, TX 76307

904.691.2478

W. Smythe Shepherd

7335 Liberty Avenue

Beaumont, TX 77701

409.833.3333

M.S. "Mike" Ussery

330 Beau Brummel Place

Amarillo, TX 79121

806.359.8025

 

SWLISA Honorary Directors

Edward J. “Ed” Hayes

3250 Dothan Lane

Dallas, TX 75229

214.352.326

W.C. “Dub” Smothers

32123 I.H. 10 West

Boerne, TX 78006-9240

830.981.4333

M. D. “Mac” McAllister

110 S 25th Street

Colorado Springs, CO 80904

718.634.2866

Gilbert D. Waldman

P. O. Box 580787

Tulsa, OK 74158

918.587.1116

SWLISA Honorary Life Members

Edward J. “Ed” Hayes

3250 Dothan Lane

Dallas, TX 75229

214.352.326

Robert Tafoya

2036 Pepper Ridge Drive

Shreveport, LA 71151-9525

318.797.5957

W.C. “Bud” Huth, Jr.

5657 S. 92nd

Hales Corners, WI 53130

Otto W. Thomas

2036 Pepper Ridge Drive

Shreveport, LA 7115-9525

SWLISA Retired Members

Swede Carlson

8002 Oakwood Forest Drive

Houston, TX 77040

713.937.570

Robert S. Grose

P.O. Box 460

Moultrie, GA. 31776

800.841.8677

SWLISA Meeting History

Year

Convention Site

School Site

President

Sergeant-At-Arms

2003

Wild Dunes Resort

Charleston, SC

Golden Nugget

Las Vegas, NV

Steve England

Steve Bevill

2002

Hyatt Regency Resort

Poipu, HI

Doubletree Downtown Hotel

Kansas City, MO

McCoy Webster

Alan Maness

2001

Bellagio Resort & Casino

Las Vegas, NV

Doubletree Hotel Warren Place

Tulsa, OK

Lori Myers

David Tingue

2000

Marriott Casa Magna

Cancun, Mexico

Marriott Tech Center

Denver, CO

Tom Tipton

John Harlin

1999

Sheraton Conquistador

Tucson, AZ

Ontario Airport Marriott

Ontario, CA

David Felch

Janet Kirkman

1998

Hyatt Regency Cerromar

Beach Dorado, Puerto Rico

Plaza San Antonio Marriott Hotel

San Antonio, TX

James Porter

Janet Kirkman

1997

Westin Mission Hills

Rancho Mirage, CA

Monte Carlo Hotel

Las Vegas, NV

David Hicks, Jr.

Ron Kelsey

1996

Hyatt Regency Maui

Maui, HI

The Peabody

Memphis, TN

Dan Vonalt

Michael Lawrence

1995

Williamsburg Lodge

Williamsburg, VA

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM

Stanley Elliott

Jimmie Loper

1994

Sugar Bay Plantation Resort

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Island

Hotel Inter-Continental

New Orleans, LA

Stanley Elliott

          Richard H. Ledyard

1993

The Phoenician

Scottsdale, AZ

J.W. Marriott

Houston, TX (Sales/Office Mgrs)

Robert E. Tafoya

Michael P. Dineen

1992

Westin Kauai Lagoons

Kauai HI

The Harvey-DFW

Dallas, TX (Production)

Jim Page

James Campbell

1991

Marriott World Center

Orlando, FL

Marriott River Center

San Antonio, TX

Ron Booth

Steve Cash

1990

Westin’s Camino Real

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

 The Sunburst

Scottsdale, AZ (Production)

Paul Heilman

Mark Brim

1989

Marriott’s Desert Springs

Palm Desert, CA

The Albuquerque Marriott

Albuquerque, NM (Sales)

Bill Williams

Bill Temple

1988

Hyatt Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe-Incline Village, NV

Austin Marriott at the Capitol

Austin, TX (Production)

Leon Flake

Walter N. Cheek

1987

Frenchman’s Reef

Westin Canal Place

St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands

Paul Curry

Arvin Kreitman

1986

The Point at Squaw Peak

Wichita Falls Hilton

Wichita Falls, TX (Production)

Jack Regan

Fritizie Lee Connally

1985

Camino Real Hotel

Ixtapa, Mexico

Hilton Palacio del Rio

San Antonio, TX (Sales)

M.S. “Mike” Ussery

Bob Grosse

1984

The Breakers

Palm Beach, FL

Houston Marriott Brookhollow

Houston, TX (Production)

Matt Healy

Lee Ekola

1983

Cerromar Beach Hotel

Dorado, Puerto Rico

Marriot Park Central

Dallas, TX (Sales)

Manship Phelps

R. Gene Bevill

1982

Desert Inn & Country Club

Las Vegas, NV

Alameda Plaza

Kansas City, MO (Production)

Mac McAllister

Stan Parry

1981

Vailea Beach Hotel

Maui, HI

Granada Royale

El Paso, TX (Sales)

Mercer Buchanan

Don Lorenz

1980

Hilton Riviera

Palm Springs, CA

Hilton Palacio Del Rio

San Antonio, TX (Production)

Bruce Johnson

Gary Gradinger

1979

Frenchman’s Reef

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Valley Inn & Country Club

Brownsville, TX (Sales)

Ky Rohman  

Barry Smith

1978

Mountain Shadows

Scottsdale, AZ

Ramada Inn-West

Houston, TX (Production)

Bill Niemi

Peter V. Pano

1977

Camino Real Hotel

Cancun, Mexico

Hilton Inn

Corpus Christi, TX (Sales)

Paul Heilman

Jon Heavin

1976

Riviera Hotel

Palm Springs, CA

Registry Hotel

Minneapolis, MN (Production)

Jack Starling

Ed Hayes

1975

Plaza International-Hyatt

Regency Acapulco, Mexico

Four Seasons Motor Inn

Albuquerque, NM (Sales)

John Hill

John Madderom

1974

Hotel del Coronado

San Diego, CA

Camino Real Hotel

Juarez, Mexico

Mike Ussery

John Walsh

1973

Montego Bay, Jamaica

San Diego, CA

Allen Wright

Pete Leary

1972

Scottsdale, AZ

Minneapolis, MN

Leon Flake

Wayne McCullough

1971

Monterey, CA

Houston, TX

Lester Pryor

Frank Stovall

1970

Guadalajara, Mexico

Corpus Christi, TX

Gene Thoma

 

1969

New Orleans, LA

Kansas City, MO

Doug Myers

Bob Shaw

1968

Williamsburg, VA

Odessa, TX

Jack Brew

Tom Gibbs

1967

Scottsdale, AZ

San Antonio, TX

Odie Morris

Virgil Kruger

1966

Mexico City, Mexico

Gulfport, MS

Jess Wall

Jack Porter

1965

San Francisco, CA

Dallas, TX

Stover Smith

Bud Huth

1964

CO Springs, CO

Shreveport, LA

Joe Schuh

Ray Arnold

1963

San Antonio, TX

Houston, TX

Otto Thoma

Virgil Kruger

1962

Palm Springs, CA

Springfield, MO

Byron Wynn

Russell Pierce

1961

New Orleans, LA

Little Rock, AR

Smythe Shepherd

Fred Hanneman

1960

Mexico City, Mexico

None

Clarence Buss

 

1959

Natchez, MS

None

Jack Spence

 

1958

Las Vegas, NV

None

John McDonald

 

1957

Point Clear, AL

None

Bill Alberts

 

1956

Monterey, Mexico

None

Roland Dansby

Lawson Orr

1955

New Orleans

None

Bob Weller

Bernie Masterson


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