Past Presidents

2017
Gregory R. Hunter
Hunter Industries Inc.

2016
Jackie (Jay) W.D. Robbins II, PE, TSP, CAIS, CID
Irrigation-Mart, Inc.

2015

Aric J. Olson, CSSBB, CPIN, CSCP, CAIS, CID
Jain Irrigation, Inc.  
 
2014
Warren C. Thoma
Warren Thoma & Associates, LLC

2013
Robert Dobson, CIC, CID, CLIA
Middletown Sprinkler Company

2012
Philip A. Burkart
The Toro Company Irrigation Division

2011
Mark G. Huntley
John Deere Water

2010
Michael B. Harrington
HARCO Fittings

2009
Stephen W. Smith, PhD, FASIC, CAIS, CLIA
Aqua Engineering, Inc.

2008
Doug York
Ewing Irrigation Products

2007
John Roberts
Roberts Irrigation Products, Inc.

2006
Ken Mills*
Rain Bird Corporation

2005
David Zoldoske, EdD, CID
Center for Irrigation Technology

2004
Brian Vinchesi, CGIA, CIC, CID, CLIA, CLIM, CLWM
Irrigation Consulting, Inc.

2003
Adam Skolnik
Senninger Irrigation, Inc.

2002
Rex Dixon
The Rex Dixon Consulting Group

2001
Dennis Schwieger
Valmont Irrigation
 
2000
Dave Ramsey*
United Pipe & Supply, Inc

1999
Ed H. Newbegin
Wade Manufacturing Company

1998
Susan York
Ewing Irrigation Products

1997
Louis Toth, CIC, CID, CLIA
Aqua-Lawn, Inc.

1996
Sam “Bo” Duke
Russell Daniel Irrigation Co.

1995
Jack Buzzard
Rain Bird International, Inc.

1994
Joseph Goecke
Valmont Irrigation

1993
Bill Koonz Sr.
Koonz Sprinkler Supply, Inc.

1992
Tom Kimmell
Olson Irrigation Systems

1991
Robert Emmerich
Watertronics Pumping Systems

1990
Glenn Tribe
Cornell Pump Company

1989
Richard Hunter
Hunter Industries, Inc.

1988
Bill Pogue
Irrometer Company, Inc.

1987
John Riddering*
Lake Company
 
1986
Ray York
Ewing Irrigation Products
 
1985
Charles Putnam
Weather-Matic, Sprinkler Telsco Industries

1984
Claude C Laval III
Claude Laval Corporation

1983
Ernie Hodas*
Century Rain Aid

1982
Gary Parker
Lindsay Manufacturing Co.

1981
W. Jack Liddell
Delta Irrigation, Inc.

1980
Jim Wearin*
Heinzman Engineering

1979
Taylor Ramsey
United Pipe & Supply, Inc.

1978
Paul Bohley
The Gorman-Rupp Company

1977
Kenneth White Jr.
White Turf Engineering

1976
W.J. Ogle
Western Ag Sales

1975
James Pichon
Lockwood Corporation

1974
John Stevens*
Pierce Corporation

1973
M.L. Rawson*
E.C. Olsen Company, Inc.

1972
Austin E. Miller, PE*
Sprinkler Irrigation Supply Co./Miller Engineers
 
1971
Donald Sanders
The Gorman-Rupp Company
 
1969-1970
John Oldfield*
Oldfield Equipment Co

1967-1968
Hugh Williams*
R.M. Wade and Company

1965-1966
John McCavitt*
Rainy Sprinkler Sales

1963-1964

A.E. Robison
A.E. Robison, Inc.

1961-1962
R.L. Burke*
American Portable Irrigation Company

1960
L.H. Williams
R.H. Pierce Manufacturing
Company

1958-1959
Howard Janin
W.R. Ames Company

1957
Robert Morgan*
R.M. Wade and Company

1956
Harold Lieder
Construction Machinery Company

1954-1955
Birger Engstrom*
McDowell Manufacturing Company

1953
Marion Miller*
Marion Miller & Associates, Inc.

1951-1952
Crawford Reid*
Rain Bird Sprinkler Manufacturing

1950
A.R.J. Friedman*
Skinner Irrigation Company

*Deceased