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Al Lyon Award - Al Lyon began officiating in the NBOA in the early sixties and officiated at various levels until his death in 1986. Al was an extremely dedicated individual and he had tremendous loyalty to the NBOA. In essence, he was a team player. This award is given annually to the official who most exemplifies the spirit of Al.
Al Lyon Award Winners

2016 - Lance Phillips
2015 - Vern Losh
2014 - Ed Hirsch
2013 - Ron Cortese
2012 - Chris Borr
2011 - Jim Gant
2010 - Kevin Kemmerer
2009 - Martin Kiff
2008 - Jack Marshall
2007 - Charley Hayes
2006 - David Clark
2005 - Dan Lutz
2004 - Spencer Crum
2003 - Mark Lazzaro
2002 - Steve Hansen
2001 - Mike Bergren
2000 - Scott Beseda
1999 - Steve Arrow
1998 - Mark Thomas
1997 - Ralph Bright
1996 - Wardell Copeland
1995 - John Core
1994 - Tom Savage
1993 - Tim Vondrak
1992 - Frank Wright
1991 - Ron Ruiz
1990 - Pete Dardis
1989 - Bob Albrecht
1988 - Don Payne
1987 - Bob Rule
1986 - Dominic Bosque

Bob Alvarado Award - Bob was very active in sports and officiated multiple sports at various levels. Throughout Bob's 23 years with the NBOA, he was very instrumental in the training of new officials, serving as a mentor and role model. In January 1994, Bob suffered a severe stroke, which had left him completely paralyzed on one side. However, Bob continued his interest in sports and the well-being of the NBOA. Bob passed away in April 2000. This award is presented to the most outstanding 1st through 3rd year official, based on co-official/coaches ratings, test scores, attitude and dedication.

Bob Alvardo Award Winners

2016 - Anthony Pokriots
2015 - Ben Terry
2014 - Sean Sullins
2013 - Todd Wilson
2012 - Mitch Tucker
2011 - Stuart Kesler
2010 - Chuck Hall
2009 - John Fitzgerald
2008 - Howard Dugger &
2008 - Mark Lubamersky
2007 - Jon Little and Randy Merian
2006 - Dave Brown and Chris Borr
2005 - Kevin Kemmerer
2004 - Tony Hickok
2003 - Gerry Burr
2002 - Jason Castro
2001 - Greg Brennan
2000 - Dave Petersen
1999 - Darol Blunt
1998 - Larry Coffey
1997 - Mark Lazzaro
1996 - Lloyd Makilan
1995 - Eric Hawkins

Youth Football Award - This award is presented to the officials whose dedication and effort toward training new officials sets both an example and fosters good will toward players, coaches and parents participating in Youth Football.
Youth Football Award Winners

2016 - Ron Roe
2015 - Mark Lazzaro
2014 - Todd Kellough
2013 - Randy Merian
2012 - Al Ramos
2011 - Chuck Hall
2010 - Mario Silvestri
2009 - Barry Scholtes
2008 - Lance Phillips
2007 - Dave Petersen
2006 - Ron Ruiz
2005 - Dave Brown
2004 - Bob Proctor
2003 - Kevin Kemmerer
2002 - Chad Lamb
2001 - David Edlow
1998 - Dennis MacDonneil &
1998 - Holly Newman
1997 - Ralph Bright

Current Service Awards - The Service Awards are given for total years of service with the NBOO
Service Award Winners

(Active)
“ Awarded for longevity in the NBOA”

45-year Service Awards
Tom Savage

40-Year Service Awards
Pete Dardis
Wardell Copeland

38-Year Service Awards
Frank Wright

35-year Service Awards
Pete Dardis
Mike Bergren
Ron Ruiz
Mark Thomas

30-year Service Awards
Mike Bergren
Pete Dardis
Randy Mora
Ron Ruiz
Tom Savage
Mark Thomas
Frank Wright

25-year Service Awards
Ruben Candelaria
Graham Rutherford
Scott Beseda
Mike Bergren
Zane Carpenter
Pete Dardis
Dan Lutz
Ron Ruiz
Tom Savage
Mark Thomas
Tim Vondrak
Frank Wright

20-year Service Awards
Mike Bergren
Scott Beseda
Ruben Candelaria
Zane Carpenter
David Clark
Pete Dardis
Dan Lutz
Holly Newman
Ric Reid
Ron Ruiz
Graham Rutherford
Tom Savage
Tim Vondrak
Frank Wright

15-year Service Awards
Ruben Candelaria
Dave Carter
David Clark
Spencer Crum
Pete Dardis
Ed Hirsch
Randy Mora
Holly Newman
Lance Phillips
Ric Reid
Graham Rutherford

10-year Service Awards
Mark Bailey
Ron Cortese
Pete Dardis
Brett Gripe
Gerry Burr
Dave Carter
Jason Castro
Rich DiTommaso
Roi Hammond
Steve Hansen
Charley Hayes
Ed Hirsch
Randy Hurley
Todd Kellough
Martin Kiff
Tom Malley
Jack Marshall
Alan Mathews
Dave Petersen
Lance Phillips
Mario Silvestri
Brian Wills

5-year Service Awards
Matt Amadea
John Fitzgerald
Todd Kellough
Steve McClellan
Al Ramos
Dennis Abel
Eric Bolen
Chris Borr
Tim Brendlin
Dave Brown
Gerry Burr
Jason Castro
Pete Dardis
Rich DiTommaso
Jim Franklin**
Bob Frye
Roi Hammond
Charley Hayes
Tony Hickok
Kevin Kelleher
Martin Kiff
Jon Little
Vern Losh
Jack Marshall
Alan Matthews
Bill McGuinness
Don Mercer **
Randy Merian
Dave Petersen
Carl Silva

Notable Service Awards - Many of our retired and still active members attained notable service awards (25 years and up) and are memorialized on this list for their dedication to the NBOO and other Football Associations.
Notable Service Award Winners (Retired)

40-year Service Awards
Pete Dardis
Wardell Copeland
Tom Savage

35-year Service Awards
Ralph Bright
Pete Dardis
Mike Foster
Tom Kielty
Don Payne
Bob Reinhardt
Ron Ruiz
Tom Savage
Mark Thomas
Verle Sorgen

30-year Service Awards
Mike Bergren
Mike Convis
Pete Dardis
Frank Ellinger
Russ Hurley
Dennis MacDonneil
Randy Mora
Ron Ruiz
Dave Thomas
Mark Thomas

25-year Service Awards
Bob Albrecht
Pete Dardis
Pat LaFortune
Al Lyon
Dennis MacDonneil
John Panagakis
Randy Mora
Ron Ruiz
Brian Wills

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