Volunteers

Distinguished Service Volunteers

Each year the Simplot Games Board recognizes volunteers who have offered distinguished service to the meet for many years. We thank these dedicated men and women for their contributions and sacrifice.

2022

Kirk Skyles

Starter
(7-year volunteer)

2020

Brooke Ann Knoff

Store Manager
(12 Year Volunteer)

Steve Pew

Field Official
(11 Year Volunteer)

2019

Frank Wolfe

Umpire
(27 Year Volunteer)

Bret Rowe

Security
(10 Year Volunteer)

2018

Paul Chase

Announcer
(22 Year Volunteer)

Brian Bieda

Announcer
(10 Year Volunteer)

Brian Blad

Umpire
(13 Year Volunteer)

Peter Herdt

Umpire
(12 Year Volunteer)

2017

H. Michael Roberts

Photographer
(14 Year Volunteer)

Carol Steinmetz

Athlete Check-in
(16 Year Volunteer)

2016

Brent Faure

Medical
(7 Year Volunteer)

Caroline “Smitty” Faure

Medical
(7 Year Volunteer)

Kyle Kinghorn

Media
(12 Year Volunteer)

David Mitchell

Announcer
(15 Year Volunteer)

2015

Don Carling

High Jump
(15 Year Volunteer)

Sherrie Christensen

Finish Line
(10 Year Volunteer)

Dave Knoff

Computers
(7 Year Volunteer)

2014

Rachel Fowler

Computers/Timing
(8 Year Volunteer)

Trisha Willie

Computers/Timing (13 Year Volunteer)

2013

Bill Davis

Finish Line
(12 Year Volunteer)

Renee Davis

Finish Line
(9 Year Volunteer)

Randy Harris

Transportation
(10 Year Volunteer)

2012

Douglas Hopster

Track Official & Starter
(27 Year Volunteer)

Jim Spier

Announcer
(21 Year Volunteer)

2011

Howard Hunt

Registration Official
(22 Year Volunteer)

Kim Ray

Computers/Timing (13 Year Volunteer)

Rahman

High Jump/Security/Track Camp
(15 Year Volunteer)

2010

Dave Mills

Starter/Umpire/Jury of Appeals
(24 Year Volunteer)

Jerry Gibson

Long/Triple Jump
(19 Year Volunteer)

2009

George Chandler

Security & Transportation
(26 Year Volunteer)

Amanda Meixel

Media
(8 Year Volunteer)

2008

Jay Powell

Board Member/Meet Official
(30 Year Volunteer)

Ross Ruchti

Ross Ruchti
Board Member/Meet Referee
(30 Year Volunteer)

Scott Waldram

Board Member/Meet Official
(30 Year Volunteer)

2007

Kristi Samuelson

Administrative Assistant

Syd Sharp

Meet Official

George Casper

Director of Events, Idaho State University

2006

Barbra Nash

Meet Official

Talal Liftwai

Maintenance Supervisior, J.R. Simplot Co.

Eugene Setka

Partner, France Financial
Consulting

2005

Shannon Whitmer

Assistant Meet Director

Mitch Radford

Senior Maintenance Craftsman, ISU, Holt Arena

Rex Shaffer

J.R. Simplot Co.

2004

Boyd Roberts

Meet Official

Nancy Graziano

Assoc. Athletic Director, ISU

Steve & Lorrie Sternberg

Food Directors, Simplot Games

2003

Jason Bohne

Media Coordinator

JoLeene Harrison

Administrative Assistant

Sherry VanOrden

Starter

2002

Brent Hyldahl

Computers/Timing
(13 Year Volunteer)

Carla Koritnik

Computers/Timing
(7 Year Volunteer)

Jim Butterfield

Computers/Timing
(8 Year Volunteer)

Jerry Viner

Computers/Timing
(8 Year Volunteer)

2001

Steve Teeples

Starter

David Hawk

J.R. Simplot Co.

Dave Nielsen

Head Track & Field Coach, ISU

2000

Karen Meiners

Computer Group

Bill Trease

Head Pole Vault Official

Vince Weston

Webpage Page Administrator

1999

Mike Knoff

J.R. Simplot Co.

Phil Luckey

Head Athletic Trainer, ISU

George Ragan

Officials Group, Starter

1998

Beverly Daniel

Computer Team

David Young

Assistant Meet Director

Marvin Frandsen

Media Coordinator

1997

Jay Powell

Meet Administration

Ed Li

Offical/Lead Umpire

Dave Mattson

Timer/Finish Judge

1996

Kevin Robbins

Computers/Timing

Dale Reavis

Transportation Coordinator

1995

Randy Butler

Starter

Carol Butler

Clerk of the Course

1994

George Kom

Chief Referree / Shot Put

Bob Jackson

Head Finish Judge

1993

Barbara Minor

Lead Operator/
Computer Team

Sherrie Rathjen

Lead Operator/
Computer Team

1992

Spencer Stucki

Head Timer

Wayne Hale

Long Jump/
Triple Jump Official

1991

Bryan “Robbie” Robinson

Holt Arena Maintenance

Lyle Romriell

Holt Arena Maintenance

1990

Glen Alford

ISU Sports Information Director

1989

Charlie Jensen

Wall Timer

Scott Waldram

Officials Group