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AWARDS



MOUNTAIN HUNTER RECORD BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

The Mountain Hunter™ Record Book Achievement Awards are presented annually to clients of GOABC members that have harvested an exceptional animal or made an exceptional personal accomplishment during their hunt. Award recipients, selected by the Mountain Hunter™ Record Book Committee, are given a special achievement plaque at GOABC’s annual Convention.

More information on Mountain Hunter™ Record Book Awards available at mountainhunterrecordbook.com

LELAND AWARD

The Leland Award recognizes professionalism in the ranks of guides in British Columbia, Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories. It was first established in 2000 in memory of Leland Bradford, a talented and skilful assistant guide who died in November 1998 at the young age of 22 years. Any assistant guide employed by a member of GOABC in 2013 is eligible for the 2014 Leland Award. Clients of GOABC members can submit nominations for the Leland Award. The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2013

Leland Nomination Form

Previous Recipients

  • Quintin Thompson – Gundahoo River Outfitters, 2013
  • Derrick Stevens, Stone Mountain Safaris, 2012
  • Bert Robidoux – Sikanni River Outfitters, 2011
  • Brandon Ponath, Collingwood Bros. & Love Bros & Lee – 2010
  • Jim Johnson, High and Wild Wilderness – 2009
  • Clayton Collingwood, Collingwood Bros. – 2008
  • Billy Jack Young, Mackenzie Mountain Outfitters – 2007
  • Alan Crawford, BC Safaris Ltd. – 2006
  • Judy Maida, Opatcho Lake Guide and Outfitters – 2005
  • John Devries, Scoop Lake Outfitters Ltd. – 2004
  • Dan Leonard, Stone Mountain Safaris Ltd. – 2003
  • Katie Auerbach, Collingwood Brothers Guides and Outfitters – 2002
  • Monte Schumann, Grizzly Lake Outfitters – 2001


GUIDE OUTFITTER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is presented to a member of the association in recognition of their hard work and dedication to the continued success of the guide outfitting industry in British Columbia. Nominations for the Guide Outfitter of the Year Award can be submitted by GOABC members at the Annual General Meeting.


Previous Recipients

  • Reg Collingwood - 2013
  • David Beranek - 2011
  • Brian Glaicar – 2010
  • Dave Hooper – 2009
  • Brian Swift – 2008
  • Eric Mikkelson – 2007
  • Myles & Sherry Bradford & Family – 2006
  • Ron Fleming – 2005
  • Mike McDonough – 2004
  • Eric Mikkelson – 2003
  • Stan/Linda Lancaster – 2002
  • Don Wolfenden – 2001
  • Ray Collingwood – 2000
  • Ron Fleming – 1999
  • Bob Fontana – 1998
  • Ross Peck – 1997
  • Bob Nielsen – 1996
  • Don Beattie – 1995
  • Dave Wiens – 1994
  • Albert Cooper – 1993
  • Keith Connors – 1992
  • Lynn Ross – 1991
  • Bill Love – 1990
  • Stephen Waibler – 1988
  • Bill McKenzie – 1985
  • Fred Steams – 1984
  • Len Pickering – 1983


FRANK STEWART MEMORIAL AWARD

The Frank Stewart Memorial Award is presented annually to a member of the association in recognition of their high standard of ethics and dedication to the promotion and betterment of the guide outfitting industry in British Columbia. Nominations for the Frank Stewart Memorial Award can be submitted by GOABC members at the Annual General Meeting.



Previous Recipients

  • Michael Young – 2012
  • Harry Leuenberger - 2011
  • David Beranek – 2010
  • Anna Fontana – 2010
  • Dave Hooper – 2009
  • Dave Fyfe – 2008
  • Jerry Geraci – 2007
  • Brian Swift – 2006
  • Dave Fyfe – 2005
  • Dave Hooper – 2004
  • Robert Fontana – 2003
  • Darwin Cary – 2002
  • Ralph Maida – 2001
  • Eric Mikkleson – 2000
  • Stan/Linda Lancastser – 1999
  • Harry McCowan – 1998
  • Ron Fitch – 1997
  • Dennis Smith – 1996
  • Ron Fleming – 1995
  • Dennis Smith – 1994
  • Dave Wiens – 1993
  • Don Beattie – 1992
  • Len Pickering – 1991

LADY OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award is presented to a female leader in the guide outfitting industry in memory guide outfitter Cy Ford, who was killed by a grizzly bear in 2000. Nominations for the Frank Stewart Memorial Award can be submitted by GOABC members at the Annual General Meeting.


Previous Recipients

  • Crystal Thompson - 2012
  • Andrea Lee - 2011
  • Anna Fontana – 2010
  • Wendy Cary – 2009
  • Irene Fyfe – 2008
  • Marilyn Hooper – 2007
  • Debbie Beattie – 2006
  • Dixie Hammett – 2005
  • Sherry Bradford – 2004
  • Judy Maida – 2003
  • Brenda Nelson – 2002
  • Linda Lancaster – 2001