SEAFWA Award Recipients by Year

SEAFWA recognizes individuals, programs, and organizations each year who make significant contributions to fish and wildlife conservation in the Southeast. Here are award honorees over the years.

2021

Robert W. “Bob” Duncan, Virginia, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources - Clarence W. Watson Award (news article)
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, Virginia, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources - Diversity and Inclusion Awards (news article)
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - Diversity and Inclusion Awards (news article)
Chad Thomas, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year (news article)
Lance Corporal Blake Baxley, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (news article)
Lori Williams, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Wildlife Biologist of the Year (news article)

2020

Dr. L. E. "Steve" Miranda, Mississippi, USGS Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit - Clarence W. Watson Award (news article)
Community Outdoor Outreach Program (CO-OP), Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Diversity and Inclusion Awards (news article)
Jeff Evans, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year (news article)
Corporal Mac Davis, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (news article)
Felicia Sanders, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Biologist of the Year (news article)

2019

Alvin A. Taylor, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - Clarence W. Watson Award (news article)
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation - Diversity and Inclusion Awards
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Diversity and Inclusion Awards (news article)
Todd Ewing, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year (news article)
Corporal Cole Edwards, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (news article)
Lieutenant Casey Young, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Mark Shaw, Virginia, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Special Agent Fernando Gattorno, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Game Warden Joseph Quintero, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Natural Resources Police Officer Jeremy M. Quinn, West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Wildlife Officer Brandon Taylor, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Lance Corporal Stephen Bryant, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Master Officer Michael D. Paxinos, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Conservation Agent Jerid Wilkinson, Missouri, Missouri Department of Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Corporal Cole Edwards, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Sergeant Stuart Guillory, Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Conservation Officer Robbie Spears, Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Corporal Quinn Fogle, Georgia, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Specialist Michael Rice, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Senior Corporal Gary Don Stell, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Sergeant Jonathon L. Bartlett, Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Gary Norman, Virginia, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Wildlife Biologist of the Year (news article)

2018

Karl V. Miller, Georgia, University of Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award (news article)
Tom Holman, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Fisheries Biologist of the Year (news article)
Agent Andy Barnes, Missouri, Missouri Department of Conservation - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (news article)
Conservation Agent Andy Barnes, Missouri, Missouri Department of Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Tanner Collins, West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Senior Officer Greg Hall, Virginia, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Special Agent Curtis "Ben" Bryant, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Game Warden Eric Collins, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Wildlife Officer Kyle Walling, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Lance Corporal J.P. Jones, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Game Warden Jay Harvey, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Corporal Justine Gates, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Sergeant Chris Ortis, Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Robbie Spears, Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Corporal Cody Jones, Georgia, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Michael Bibeau, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Wildlife Officer Keith Eaton, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Senior Officer Vance Wood, Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Master Officer D.J. Woods, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Melynda Hickman, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation - Wildlife Biologist of the Year (news article)

2017

Cindy Dohner, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Clarence W. Watson Award (news article)
George Palmer, Virginia, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Fisheries Biologist of the Year (news article)
Senior Officer Bradley M. Hasamear, Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (news article)
Timothy S. Dooley, Virginia, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Kevin Eulinger, Missouri, Missouri Department of Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Branden D. Jones, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Private First Class Judson Smith, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Todd Weaver, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Eugene Fernandez, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Corporal Brian Adams, Georgia, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Bryan M. Hill, West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Master Sergeant Sheila Renae Smith, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler, Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Jason Wells, Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Jason Hutchinson, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
James O. (Chuck) Willis, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Bradley M. Hasamear, Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Spencer Grace, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Special Agent Elvin Monge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Dan Gibbs, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - Wildlife Biologist of the Year (news article)

2016

John Fischer, Georgia, University of Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award (news article)
Dennis Riecke, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Fisheries Biologist of the Year (news article)
Wes Stewart, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (news article)
Sergeant Steve James, Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Special Agent Coop Chavis, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Joshua Toner, West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Master Officer Mark DiLuigi, Virginia, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Game Warden Heath Bragg, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Wildlife Officer Joe Fortner, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Private First Class Wes Stewart, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Game Warden Mark Murray, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Master Officer Isaac Hannah, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Sergeant Major Marcus Christon, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Wildlife Officer 1st Class Steve Paul, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Lieutenant Dustin Lightsey, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Corporal Eddie Tompkins, Georgia, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Jason Ice, Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Sergeant Scott Bullitt, Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Conservation Agent Don Tiller, Missouri, Missouri Department of Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
W. Matthew Knox, Virginia, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Wildlife Biologist of the Year (news article)

2015

Herman Todd Holbrook, Georgia, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division - Clarence W. Watson Award (news article)
Brian Van Zee, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Fisheries Biologist of the Year (news article)
Leith Konyndyk, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (news article)
Matt Kiel, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Master Sergeant Michael J. Voyles, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Corporal Casey Jones, Georgia, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Andy Barnes, Missouri, Missouri Department of Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Aaron J. Stronach, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Ben Bickerstaff, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Private First Class Wes Stewart, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Leith Konynkyk, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Senior Chief Petty Officer Jessica R. Whirley, Virginia, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Andrew L. Lyons, West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Scotty Boudreaux, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Christopher F. King, Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer George Reynaud, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Ryan Nast, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Drake Hayes, Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Sergeant Joey Melton, Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
John Gruchy, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Wildlife Biologist of the Year (news article)

2014

Fred A. Harris, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Federation - Clarence W. Watson Award
Keith Meals, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Rob Farr, Missouri, Missouri Department of Conservation - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Senior Agent Thomas Wolf, Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Special Agent Neil S. Gardner, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Corporal Marc McCleskey, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Conservation Agent Rob Farr, Missouri, Missouri Department of Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Robert Newsome, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Game Warden Gary Emmons, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Lance Corporal Brian Welch, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Billy LaGrange, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Derek C. Spitzer, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Harry Jason Honaker, Virginia, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Jonathan R. Casto, West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Steve Combs, Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Corporal Greg Wade, Georgia, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Officer Lee Lawshe, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Sergeant Brad Young, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Sergeant Keith Mann, Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division - State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Chuck Kowaleski, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2013

Richard M. Kaminski, Mississippi, Mississippi State University - Clarence W. Watson Award
Bill Coleman, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Jonathan Lee, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Tim Ivey, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2012

David Whitehurst, Virginia, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Clarence W. Watson Award
Bennett Wynne, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
John T. Collum, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
David Hayden, Alabama - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2011

James L. Byford, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - Clarence W. Watson Award
Paul H. Michaletz, Missouri, Missouri Department of Conservation - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Richard M. Howard, Virginia, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Harry J. Dutton, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2010

Sam Hamilton, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Clarence W. Watson Award
Don Fox, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Michael K. Neal, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Steve Barnett, Alabama - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2009

J. Whitfield Gibbons, Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award
Keith Ashley, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Phillip Earhart, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Keith Hudson, Alabama - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2008

Charles Baxter, Mississippi - Clarence W. Watson Award
John Hunt, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Robert M. Wayne, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Kenneth G. Johnson, Alabama - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2007

Louie P. (Pete) Heard, Mississippi - Clarence W. Watson Award
Wesley Porak, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Richard "Todd" Campbell, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
David Godwin, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2006

Robert M. Brantly, Florida - Clarence W. Watson Award
Bob Glazer, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
John J. Cobb, Virginia, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Terry Sharp, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2005

Kenneth M. Babcock, Missouri - Clarence W. Watson Award
Jim Bulak, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
E. Matt Majors, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
William (Bill) N. Gray II, Alabama - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2004

David Waller, Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award
Joe Addison, Alabama, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Edwin B. Grant, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Buddy Baker, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2003

James E. “Jim” Miller, Mississippi - Clarence W. Watson Award
Jim Axon, Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Pat Fitts, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Steve Nesbitt, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2002

Gary T. Myers, Tennessee - Clarence W. Watson Award
Frank McBride, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Richard L. Carroll, Maryland, Maryland Department of Natural Resources - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Reggie Thackston, Georgia - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2001

John E. Frampton, South Carolina - Clarence W. Watson Award
Gerald L. Buynak, Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Carlos Gomez, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
David E. Steffen, Virginia, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

2000

Steve Wilson, Arkansas - Clarence W. Watson Award
Larry Mohn, Virginia, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Jeff Skeleton, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Kent Kammermeyer, Georgia - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

1999

Joe L. Herring, Louisiana - Clarence W. Watson Award
James W. (Pete) Kornegay, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Keith Carter, Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Kirby Brown, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

1998

Wilmer A. Rogers, Alabama - Clarence W. Watson Award
Doug Peterson, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
John E. Massey, North Carolina, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
John Phillips, Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

1997

James Earl Kennamer, South Carolina - Clarence W. Watson Award
Tom Curtis, South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Danton Jones, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Fielding Harwell, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

1996

James A. Timmerman, South Carolina - Clarence W. Watson Award
Steve Filipuk, Arkansas, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission - Fisheries Biologist of the Year
Leon "Butch" Henderson, Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
Frank H. Smith, Florida, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Wildlife Biologist of the Year

1995

A. Sydney Johnson, Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award
Tommy Hergotz, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

1994

Daniel W. Speake, Alabama - Clarence W. Watson Award
Arvid J. Edwards, Georgia, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

1993

Robert Jenkins, Arkansas - Clarence W. Watson Award

1992

Lowell K. Halls, Texas - Clarence W. Watson Award
H. Wayne Sanders, Tennessee, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

1991

Charles D. Kelley, Arkansas - Clarence W. Watson Award

1990

Carl R. Sullivan, Washington, D.C. - Clarence W. Watson Award

1989

Gary C. Matlock, Texas - Clarence W. Watson Award

1988

Herman L. Holbrook, South Carolina - Clarence W. Watson Award

1987

Larry R. Gales, Missouri - Clarence W. Watson Award

1986

James “Ted” Joanen, Louisiana - Clarence W. Watson Award

1985

Dale H. Arner, Mississippi - Clarence W. Watson Award

1984

Robert J. Kemp, Texas - Clarence W. Watson Award

1983

Harold E. Alexander, Arkansas - Clarence W. Watson Award

1982

Chester McConnell, Washington, D.C. - Clarence W. Watson Award

1981

Don W. Hayne, North Carolina - Clarence W. Watson Award

1980

Frank Hayes, Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award

1979

Leonard Foote, Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award

1978

Jack Crockford, Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award

1977

Earl Frye, Jr., Florida - Clarence W. Watson Award

1976

Carroll J. Perkins, Mississippi - Clarence W. Watson Award

1975

William Turcotte, Mississippi - Clarence W. Watson Award

1974

Verlon Carter, Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award

1973

Harold Warvel, Tennessee - Clarence W. Watson Award

1972

Trusten Holder, Arkansas - Clarence W. Watson Award

1971

Chester Phelps, Virginia - Clarence W. Watson Award

1970

Forst Kellog, Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award

1969

Fred Fish, North Carolina - Clarence W. Watson Award

1968

John Crumb, Virginia - Clarence W. Watson Award

1967

Ten Kistner, Georgia - Clarence W. Watson Award

1966

Price Williams, Tennessee - Clarence W. Watson Award

1965

Bob Stevens, South Carolina - Clarence W. Watson Award

1964

Clarence W. Watson - Clarence W. Watson Award