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Claude Riley Award Winners

2019 Claude Riley Award Winners

John and Barbara Randall

The Claude Riley Award is a special recognition for support and contribution to the advancement of the National Hay Association.

John and Barbara Randall, Randi B Farm, Bloomfield, NY,  are each deserving of the Claude Riley Award for very different reasons.  John has given many hours to assist with the NHA financial and member databases.  As a member of the Board of Directors, John serves as Chairman of the Membership Committee and is currently working to add specifics to the NHA Standard Operating Procedures.  Barbara too has devoted many hours to "dig" into the NHA archives and has authored stories for Hay There of the 125 years that the NHA has been organized.  She is currently working on a Historical Book that will be published next year and serves a chairwoman of the NHA Historical Committee.

Claude Riley was a Chicago area hay dealer, professional hayman, and strong supporter of the NHA. Claude never missed a convention for 20 years after serving as the NHA President in 1972. Claude died three days after the St Augustine, FL convention. Claude’s obituary named the NHA for memorials and the association decided to create the Riley Award. The Riley Award honors professional haymen and strong NHA supporters.

Past Claude Riley Award Winners

2018 - Gary Freeburg

2017 - Michael Davidson

2016 - Robyn Scott
2015 - John Russell
           Julie Foos
 2014 - Bonnie Carr
 2013 - Trish Kieffer
 2012 - Dr. Garry Lacefield
 2011 - Dick Carter
 2010 - Glen Knopp
 2009 - Mert Pratt
 2008 - Greg Braun
 2007 - Tim Serr
 2006 - Harvey Ferris, Jr.
 2005 - Cantrell Hay Company

 2004 - Raymond Oates
 2003 - Amy Freeburg
 2002 - Tom Keene
 2001 - Rollie Bernth
 2000 - John Terleckey
 1999 - David Fink
 1998 - Monique Vinelli
 1997 - Robin Anderson
 1996 - Harlan and Lucille Miller
 1995 - Barbara Spears
 1994 - Jerry and Lela Fanning
 1993 - Larry Brogan
            Duane Jonhson

 1992 - Les and Vera Proehl


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