The Distinguished Service Award is PMAA’s highest honor for extraordinary and significant service to the independent petroleum marketers, and to the petroleum industry in general. Past recipients:

2018 – Vernon Kelley
2017 – Ann Hines
2016 – Larry Jordan
2015 – Daniel Gilligan
2014 – Craig Erkes
2012 – William (Bill) Herdrich
2011 – David Adcox
2010 – Jim Garrett
2009 – Jim Buhrmaster
2008 – John DeWitt
2007 – Roger Dreyer
2006 – W.G.”Bill” Maxwell
2005 – F. William Englefield III
2004 – Bruce Douglas & Donald Craft
2003 – Clark Houghton
2001 – Jon Ware
2000 – Rogers Clark
1999 – Bruce Chiles
1998 – L.W. Locke
1997 – E.K. (Gene) Hunter
1996 – Phillip R. Chisholm
1995 – Eric D. Kroesche

1994 – John A. Arnold
1993 – Robert Thornhill
1992 – Don Ward
1991 – William Quortrup
1990 – Charles G. Salem
1989 – Herb Richards
1998 – William G. Lyden Jr.
1987 – Jack A. Griffith
1986 – Herman Wisenteiner
1985 – J.G. “Pete” Morrison
1984 – Thomas V. Patton
1983 – Kenneth White
1982 – Henry C. Turner Jr.
1981 – Frederick H. Meeder
1979 – Douglas B. Mitchell
1978 – C.O. “Scotty” MacLeod
1977 – James C. Lttle and Tom Love
1976 – Otis H. Ellis
1975 – Robert B. Greenes
1974 – George Calkins
1973 – William S. Jones & Paul Forbes