Curtis J. Alley Award of Merit

The Curtis J. Alley Award of Merit is presented to a Western Region member who has made an outstanding contribution to the Society and to plant propagation, and is dedicated to the ideals of the Society. The award is named in honor of Curtis J. Alley, a long-time member and former Secretary/Treasurer of the Western Region.

Past recipients:

  • 1977  William J. Curtis*, Sherwood, Oregon
  • 1979  Hudson T. Hartmann*, Davis, California
  • 1980  Curtis J. Alley*, Davis, California
  • 1981  Bruce A. Briggs*, Olympia, Washington
  • 1982  Donald F. Dillon, Sr.*, Fremont, California
  • 1983  J. Harold Clarke*, Sun City, Arizona
  • 1984  Oliver A. (Jolly) Batcheller*, Claremont, California
  • 1985  Robert L. Ticknor*, Aurora, Oregon
  • 1986  Howard C. Brown*, San Luis Obispo, California
  • 1987  Henry J. Ishida*, Vista, California
  • 1988  George S. Oki*, Sacramento, California
  • 1989  Fred E. Real*, Fremont, California
  • 1990  Wilbur L. Bluhm, Salem, Oregon
  • 1991  A. Bruce Macdonald*, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1992  Arda C. Berryhill, Sherwood, Oregon
  • 1993  Andrew T. Leiser*, Davis, California
  • 1994  Edwin S. Kubo, Sacramento, California
  • 1995  Joseph Salomone*, Aromas, California
  • 1996  Edsal A. Wood*, Wilsonville, Oregon
  • 1997  Stanley E. Sorenson*, Clayburn, British Columbia
  • 1998  Ralph S. Moore*, Visalia, California
  • 1999  Dale E. Kester*, Davis, California
  • 2000  J. Michael Evans, San Juan Capistrano, California
  • 2003  Steve McCulloch, Olympia, Washington
  • 2006  Jim McConnell, Yamhill, Oregon
  • 2007  Verl L. Holden, Silverton, Oregon
  • 2008  David W. Burger, Woodland, California
  • 2010  Michael Anderson, Woodburn, Oregon
  • 2011  Douglas Justice, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 2013  Eugene Blythe, Poplarville, Mississippi
  • 2015  Lorence Oki, Sacramento, California
  • 2018  James Conner, San Jacinto, California

        *deceased