NEAA
Norwegian Elkhound Association of America

Award Detail

A. Wells & Catherine S. Peck Award

This award is presented on even year numbered years to the person or persons whose work and efforts are deemed by the Association to have been of outstanding quality and benefit to the Norwegian Elkhound Breed.

Past Recipients

  • 1996 - Harold Shew
  • 1998 - Patricia V. (Craige) Trotter
  • 2000 – David Bergesen
  • 2002 – Marie Peterson
  • 2004 - Bob & Ruth Ness
  • 2006 - Paul and Dr. Nina Ross
  • 2008 - Karen Elvin
  • 2010 - Tom Slattery
  • 2012 - Vicky Zumwalt
  • 2014 - Tracy Guilbeau
  • 2016 - Margaret Mott

Please contact the Committee Chair for more information.

Award Detail

Ed Schlesinger Outstanding Service Award

Purpose: To provide an award to be known as the Ed Schlesinger Outstanding Service Award, to the person or persons whose work and efforts are deemed by the Association to have been of outstanding quality and benefit to the Association and/or the Norwegian Elkhound Breed.

The award is presented at the annual Awards Banquet. The Ed Schlesinger Outstanding Service Award Committee has the sole discretion to determine how many awards, if any, will be presented each year.

Immediately following the NEAA Annual Meeting the President of the Association will appoint the Ed Schlesinger Outstanding Service Award Committee. The Committee will consist of one person who is a member of the Association’s Board of Directors and two Association members who are not members of the Board.

The Committee may solicit written nominations from members of the Association by giving notice in the July/August issue of the Association’s newsletter.

Ed Schlesinger Outstanding Service Award Past Recipients:

  • 1988 - Doris Phillips
  • 1990 - Betty Claus
  • 1992 - Camille LaBree
  • 1994 - Dr. Nina Ross
  • 1996 - Patricia Philipp
  • 1998 - Edward W. Hall
  • 1999 - Ruth Ness
  • 2000 - Betty Ricks
  • 2001 - Bonnie Turner
  • 2001 - Lori Webster
  • 2002 - Christine Gonsalves
  • 2002 - Kari Olson
  • 2003 - Lyn D. Johnson
  • 2004 - Marlene M. Oliver
  • 2004 - Patricia V. Trotter
  • 2005 - Joan Brennan
  • 2005 - Virginia Sawyer
  • 2006 - Andrea Schokker
  • 2006 - Mary New
  • 2007 - Dr. Daniel R. Lawer, DVM
  • 2007 - Ethel "Dee" Queen
  • 2008 - Barbara Innes
  • 2008 - Carol Slattery
  • 2009 - Lora J. Hughes
  • 2010 - Leslie Forrest
  • 2011 - Laura Lewis
  • 2012 - Ron & Sandy Peters
  • 2013 - Leslie Trapnell
  • 2014 - Pat Viken
  • 2015 - Claudia Holst
  • 2016 - Ken Walker
  • 2017 - Dr. Robert Indeglia

Susan D. Phillips Awards

Awarded to the owner of the top winning Elkhound in the following categories:
Top Winning Dog
Top Winning Bitch
Top Winning Obedience
Top Winning Agility
Top Winning Junior Handler (awarded for top handler)
Top Producing Bitch Award
Top Producing Stud Dog Award
Top Versatile Norwegian Elkhound Award
Top Versatile Excellent Norwegian Elkhound Award
Top Outstanding Versatile Excellent Norwegian Elkhound Award
Top Master Versatile Norwegian Elkhound Excellent Award

Miriam Phillips Educational Trust Award

Granted to the person or persons, association or associations and/or corporation or corporations whose work and efforts are deemed by the Association to be or have been of outstanding educational value and benefit to the Association, the Norwegian Elkhound Breed and/or dogs in general.