The Founders Award

Introduced at the 1981 National Order of the Arrow Conference, the Founder's Award recognizes Arrowmen who have given outstanding service to their lodge. The award is reserved for an Arrowman who demonstrates that he or she personifies the spirit of selfless service, as advocated by founder E. Urner Goodman and cofounder Carroll A. Edson.

Previous Awardees Include:

1983
Brad Smallen

1984
Doug Randolf
Wade Hembree

1985
Jeff Moser
Doc Rooney

1986
Jeff Lewis
J.T. White

1987
Brian Keith Bailey
Ray Dyke

1988
Michael Condry
John Nelson

1989
David Landers
Lee White

1990
Jon Pascal
Stacey McGill

1991
H. Doug Ferguson, III
Ron Turpin

1992
Steve Newby
H. Doug Ferguson, Jr.

1993
Nathan Hopkins
Harry Carroll

1994
Bobby Phillips
Reed Dixon

1995
John Dixon
Larry Edwards

1996
Brian Gosset
Phil Breedlove

1997
LeeAlford
Don Lee

1998
Eric Lee
Dave Talley

1999
James White
George LeCrone

2000
Josh Stevens
Andrew Zimowski

2001
J. Ben Wicker II
Jack Watson

2002
Andy Lee
Mikie Goins

2003
Shaun O’Malley
Randy Stevens

2004
Jake Poulson
Roger Richmond

2005
Devin Stephens
Ron Pearman

2006
Sean McCoullaugh
Dan Jarvis

2007
Ben Winder
George Butler

2008
Kenny Jacobs
Bill Shanks

2009
Taylor Clark
Russ Limburg

2010
Ben Pomy
Bill Tribble

2011
Aaron Cowan Banker
JR Lackey

2012
Josh Melton
Don Dunning

2013
Jacob McCrary
Trey Ussery

2014
Josh Cook
Pete Carter

2015
Andrew Bihl
Ian Cabage

2016
Caleb Reed Douglas
Donnie Parker

2017
Nathan Holland
Pete Lloyd

2018
Jesse Mullins
Robbie Farmer

2019
Eli Smith
Bruce Van Cleve

2020
John Campbell
Gary Mullins