1952: Houston Krump - Odessa Chamber of Commerce
1954: Jerry Debenport - Odessa Chamber of Commerce
1956: Dr. Emmitt Headlee - Odessa
1958: E.G. Rodman and W.D. Noel- Odessa Rodman Noel Oil Company
1960: J.P. “Bum” Gibbins - J.P. “Bum” Gibbins Company
1962:G.T. Abell - Abell-Independent Operator - Midland
George Bentley - Bentley-George Bentley Construction Co.-Monahans
E.L. Decker - Long Beach, CA – President of Martin-Decker Company
M.E. “Monty” Montrose – Houston, TX – Sr. V.P. & Director of Hughes Tool Co & President, Oil Tool Division.
R.H. “Bob” Etnyre – Houston, TX – General Manager of National Supply Division Armco Steel Corporation.
Herbert Allen - Houston, TX – V.P. & General Manager of Cameron Iron Works, Inc.
Davis D. Bovaird - Tulsa, OK – Ch. of the Board., Bovaird Supply Co.
William J Gillingham - Houston, TX – President of Schlumberger Well Surveying Corporation
Andrew W. Rose - Los Angeles, CA – President of Byron Jackson Div of the Borg-Warner Corporation
1966: Robert O. Anderson – Ch. of the Board and Chief Exec Officer, Atlantic Richfield Company
1968: Ted R. Aude – President of Service Pipe Line Company
1970: W.W. Keeler - Ch. of the Board and Chief Exec. Officer – Phillips Petroleum Co.
1972: Paul Kayser - Founder of El Paso Natural Gas Co. and Director of El Paso Natural Gas Products.
1974: Leonard Leon – Executive Vice President of Halliburton Services-Duncan, OK
1976: Robert L. Parker – President of Parker Drilling Company-Tulsa, OK
1978: Frank N. Ikard – President of American Petroleum Institute-Washington, D.C.
1980: A.H. Massad – Mobil Oil Company
1982: Mack Wallace – RR Commissioner of Texas
1984: Bill Clements – Governor of Texas
1986: Jay Alvey – Executive Director of the Permian Basin International Oil Show
1988: Harry Keegan – President of Union Oil of California
1990: PETROLEUM EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATION (PESA) represented by their Current President Gary D. Nicholson – President & CEO of LTV Energy Products
1992: R.E. (Ray) Galvin – President of Chevron U.S.A. Production Company & Vice President of Chevron Corporation.
1994: Paul N. “Red” Adair – Adair Enterprises, Inc.
1996: Frank M. Pool – Founder of Pool Well Service.
1998: John Cox – Independent Oil Man
2000: Happy Dyer – Chairman of Odessa Savings & Loan and General Manager of Abell-McHargue Lumber Company.
2002: Clayton Williams – Clayton Williams Energy, Inc
2004: Dave Fitzgerald – Slough Equipment Company, Inc. and Fitzgerald Electric Supply.
2006: Cloyce A. Talbott – Chief Executive Officer of Patterson-UTI Energy. President & Co-Owner of Snyder Well Servicing, Inc.
2008: William B. “Dubb” Duff – President & Co-Founder of O-D Rentals- Odessa, TX
2010: Jack E. Brown and Cy Wagner, Jr. – Wagner & Brown, Ltd.
2012: Mr. Charles Perry - Perry Management, Midland, TX
2014: Jim Henry - Henry Petroleum
2016: Richard Gillham - J.H. Marks Trucking / Marks Crane & Rigging Co.