Founder’s Award Recipients

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The Founder’s Award

Introduced at the 1981 National Order of the Arrow Conference, the Founder’s Award was created to honor and recognize those Arrowman who have given outstanding service to their Lodge. The award is reserved for an Arrowman who demonstrates to fellow Arrowmen that he or she memorialized in his or her everyday life the spirit of achievement as described by founder E. Urner Goodman and co-founder Carrol A. Edson.

Nominate someone for the Founder’s Award here.

In Tipisa Lodge, we have a rich history of recognizing those Arrowmen who not only have unparalleled tenure of service, but also render that service in a spirit of cheerfulness and selflessness that inspires all Brothers in the Order. Below is a list of all Brothers who have received the Founder’s Award in Tipisa Lodge, starting in 1985:

  • 1985 – Kenn Drupriewski
  • 1986 – Jon Hobbs, Ivan Farrens
  • 1989 – John Rotruck, Henry Knowles
  • 1992 – Greg Bourland, L. Jack Dillard
  • 1993 – Paul Lackie
  • 1995 – Richard Lawrence, Greg Ferguson
  • 1996 – Rick Obermeyer
  • 1997 – Jason M. Gibson, Jeffery Q. Jonasen
  • 1998 – James M. Webster, Jr., C. Wayne Brock
  • 1999 – Ryan J. Korzep, Mark S. Janofsky
  • 2000 – Michael J. Summerlot, Roger Lee Tiffany
  • 2001 – Brandon Willis, Joeseph Cyr
  • 2002 – Christopher J. Crowley , Hector “Tico” Perez
  • 2003 – David P. Summerlot, Kathy Labar
  • 2004 – Adam Wintenburg, Denis Siewert
  • 2005 – Ryan Showman, Terry Grove
  • 2006 – Stefan Hester, Les Leckron
  • 2007 – Andrew Collier, Terrell Miller
  • 2008 – John Alexander, Howard Gross, Matt Ragan
  • 2009 – Brent Marshall, Robert Voegle
  • 2010 – Adler Dehner, Eric Snyder, Eva Shoemaker
  • 2011 – Chris Tito, Nicholas Larson
  • 2012 – Donald T. Stafford
  • 2013 – Greg Raymond, Kirk Hall
  • 2014 – Michael Burton III, Doug Abele, Bob Bunnel
  • 2015 – Jonathan Cirillo, John Harrell, Arthur Polnasek
  • 2016 – Michael J. Deliz Jr., Steve Tobler, Samuel “Joe” Kirschten