Probation Executive
of the Year Award

Since 1989, the National Association of Probation Executives and the George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center at Sam Houston State University have recognized the Probation Executive of the Year by presenting the recipient the Sam Houston State University Award. This award, the Association's oldest and highest honor, has been presented to the following probation executives:

Year Recipient State
2016 Leighton G. Iles Texas
2015 Phillip L. Messer Kansas
2014 Linda Brady Indiana
2013 Todd Jermstad Texas
2012 Ronald G. Schweer Kansas
2011 Raymond Wahl Utah
2010 Sally Kreamer Iowa
2009 Christopher Hansen Nevada
2008 Ellen F. Brokofsky Nebraska
2007 Tom Plumlee Texas
2006 Joanne Fuller Oregon
2005 James R. Grundel Illinois
2004 Gerald R. Hinzman Iowa
2003 Robert L. Bingham Indiana
2002 E. Robert Czaplicki New York
2001 Cheryln K. Townsend Arizona
2000 Ron R. Goethals Texas
1999 Rocco A. Pozzi New York
1998 Richard E. Wyett Nevada
1997 Ronald P. Corbett, Jr. Massachusetts
1996 Richard A. Kipp Pennsylvania
1995 M. Tamara Holden Oregon
1994 T. Vincent Fallin Georgia
1993 Don Hogner California
1992 Cecil Steppe California
1991 Donald Cochran Massachusetts
1990 Don R. Stiles Texas
1989 Barry Nidorf California