Previous Recipients

Dwight A. Webster Memorial Award

2020 Tom Savoy
2019 Karin Limburg
2018 Ken Able
2017 Curt Orvis
2016 Ron Essig
2015 Donna Parrish
2014 Brian Rothschild
2013 Joan Trial
2012 Thomas B Hoff
2011 Steven A. Murawski
2010 Victor Crecco
2009 Carolyn A. Griswold
2008 Boyd E Kynard
2007 Kenneth Sherman
2006 Barbara A. Knuth
2005 Kenneth L. Beal
2004 Saul B. Saila
2003 Angelo Incerpi
2002 Michael Sissenwine
2001 Edward Mills
2000 Robert F. Carline

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President’s Award
2020 Kim McKown
2019 Jeff Brust
2018 None
2017 Margaret Murphy
2016 Steve Gephard
2015 Paul Perra
2014 Alan Libby
2013 Stephen Perry
2012 None
2011 None
2010 Forest Bonney
2009 None
2008 None
2007 None
2006 None
2005 Kenneth I. Beal
2004 Michael Fogarty
2003 None
2002 None
2001 Linda Bireley
2000 None
1999 Leigh Bridges
1998 None
1997 None
1996 None
1995 Charles Thoits
1994 Kendall Warner
1993 Gordon Trembley

Meritorious Service Award

2019 Mike Celestino
2018 None
2017 John Cooper
2016
2015 Greg Kozlowski
2014 Michele Dionne
2013 None
2012 None
2011 None
2010 Roy W. Miller
2009 None
2008 None
2007 Douglas Stang
2006 None
2005 Stephen G. Rideout
2004 Robert J. Sousa
2003 Robert M. Neumann
2002 None
2001 Neil Ringler
2000 Carolyn A. Griswold

Special Achievement Award

2020  1) Dr. Peter Park  2) NOAA Fishery Biology Program
2019 Abby Archer, Sean Lucey, Bill Duffy, Sara Turner
2018 None
2017 None
2016 None
2015 None
2014 None
2013 None
2012 None
2011 None
2010 Diadromous Fisheries Conference Committee
2009 Kenneth Sprankle
2008 None
2007 None
2006 None
2005 None
2004 Daniel F Schick
2003 Grace Klein-MacPhee and Bruce B. Collette
2002 Stephen Gephard
2001 Richard St. Pierre and Michael L. Hendricks
2000 Richard Sisson