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ROLL OF HONOR PROGRAM
PURPOSE
The Pacific Northwest Regional Roll of Honor Program is designed to recognize and honor individuals, associations or groups who have, within the framework of Babe Ruth Baseball, made an outstanding contribution to the Region's program.

COMMITTEE
The Roll of Honor Committee, consisting of a Chairperson and two members, is appointed by the Regional Commissioner by October 15'h in even-numbered years for a two-year period.

NOMINATIONS
Active and inactive members of the Pacific Northwest Region's program shall be eligible for nomination. Active members must have a minimum of five (5) years of service. Anyone, with the exception of a current member of the Roll of Honor Committee, may nominate an individual, organization or group for selection to the Region’s Roll of Honor.
Any individual, association or group inducted into the Babe Ruth League, Inc. International Hall of Fame is not automatically inducted into the Pacific Northwest Region’sRoll of Honor. They must follow the same process as all other nominations.

CRITERIA FOR NOMINEES
Administrator
The Roll of Honor Committee will consider any nominee who has been active in an administrative/­executive capacity and who has made an outstanding contribution to or has been instrumental in the organization of the program, and who has actively participated in its administration over an extended period of time. The contribution must have been directed to the objectives of the Region's program.

Umpire
The Roll of Honor Committee will consider any nominee who has been involved in the administration of any association, embodying game officials, and who in the capacity as an umpire, has by excellence, dedication and conduct made an outstanding contribution to the Region's program. Such a contribution shall have covered an extended period of time determined by the Roll of Honor Committee.

Coach or Manager
The Roll of Honor Committee will consider any nominee who has acted in the capacity of coaching or managing in any division of the program within the Region and who has not only had outstanding success competitively but has made a significant contribution to the development of the total Babe Ruth program and its youth. Such a contribution shall have covered an extended period of time determined by the Roll of Honor Committee.

Others
The Roll of Honor Committee will consider any individual, association or group who has made an outstanding contribution while acting in an informal executive role and/or business capacity whose contribution has been of significant merit and directly benefiting the Region’s program and its youth. Such a contribution shall have covered an extended period of time determined by the Roll of Honor Committee.

PROCEDURE
Nominations must be submitted, in writing, to the Regional Commissioner on forms available from any State/Provincial or Assistant Regional Commissioner or the Region’s Web Site and must contain detailed chronological and supportive information outlining the specific eligibility qualifications of the nominee.
Nominations must be postmarked by February 15th of each year and acknowledged in writing by the Regional Commissioner. A copy of the acknowledgement letter, along with the original nomination documentation, shall be sent to the Roll of Honor Chairperson as they are received.
Nominations received are eligible for consideration for three (3)consecutive years. Any nomination that has not been favorably acted upon within the three-year period will need to be resubmitted in order to be considered for an additional three (3) years.
The Roll of Honor Chairperson shall provide each member of the Committee the documentation relative to the nominations. All nominations, current, second and third year are reviewed. Through Committee discussion and consensus only those nominations that have a 2/3rds endorsement shall be recommended to the State/Provincial Commissioners for selection.
The Roll of Honor Committee, under extenuating circumstances, may reinstate any inactive nomination to the list of active nominations for further consideration. The Committee shall have the authority to establish a quota of candidates to be elected in any given year.

RATIFICATION
Each nominee must be elected by at least a 75% affirmative vote of the State/Provincial Commissioners in attendance at the Annual Spring Meeting.  In extenuating circumstances the Commissioners may be polled by the Roll of Honor Chairperson prior to the meeting.
All details of the selections and results are to remain confidential pending notification by the Regional Commissioner to the successful applicant(s) or their families or company officials, and their nominators, in writing within 10 days of the vote.

RECOGNITION
Following ratification, the successful candidates or their representatives shall be presented with a Pacific Northwest Region Roll of Honor Plaque. Their name and the year of their induction will also be engraved on the Region’s perpetual Plaque.
Following selection, the Roll of Honor Chairperson shall be responsible for:
-            Preparing a resume of credentials for each successful recipient for their induction ceremony.
-            Notifying the nominators of the current status of their nominations
-            Annually updating the file of all nominees
The Regional Commissioner shall be responsible for:
-            Establishing the date and location with each successful recipient for the appropriate induction ceremony.
-            Providing each successful applicant with an appropriate Roll of Honor Plaque.
-            Ensuring that the name of each successful recipient and the year of their induction are engraved on the Region’s perpetual Roll  of Honor Plaque.
-            Ensuring arrangements for the appropriate induction photographs and supporting documentation are sent to the Region’s Webmaster as well as to Babe Ruth Headquarters for their information.

Roll of Honor Nomination Form

ROLL OF HONOR INDUCTEES
2018
Bill Peterson
Mike Sturgeon
Northern Washington
Northern Oregon
2017
Sam & Sue Ryder
Southern Washington
2016
Jack Laub
Jim Thomas
Southern Washington
Southern Washington
2015
Ron Clack
John Van Allen
Jim Lunt
Southern Oregon
Wyoming
Northern Washington
2014
Randy Boruff
Peter Stoochnoff
Rudy Marostica
Brian Pipes
Northern Washington
British Columbia
Northern Oregon
British Columbia
2013
Ralph Hillier
Jarl Opgrande
Northern Oregon
Southern Washington
2012
Bob Kuhta
Southern Washington
2011
Jerry Bodden
Idaho
2010
Butch Hert
Gord Welbourne
Northern Oregon
British Columbia
2009
Bill Daniels
Southern Washington
2007
Jim Walling
Montana
2006
Shirley Gratton
Allen (Al) Elliott
British Columbia
British Columbia
2005
Al Lysaker
Northern Oregon
2003
Jim Lemp
Bob Mayer
Wyoming
Northern Washington
2002
Forrest “Frosty” Loghry
Southern Oregon
2001
Floyd Markham
Northern Oregon
1998
Marv Lemon
Northern Oregon
1997
Fred “Wimpy” Quinn
Northern Oregon
1994
Ted Church
Ward Walker
British Columbia
Northern Oregon
1993
Ontario Elks Lodge #1690
Northern Oregon
1992
Roy Beach
Jack Ryan
Northern Oregon
Northern Oregon
1990
Samuel “Dudley” Franco
Northern Oregon
1988
Ted Kuehner
Wyoming
1987
John Nida
Wyoming
1985
Douglas Bryden
Duane “Buck” Ward
Wyoming
Wyoming
1976
Wilf Sadler
British Columbia
1975
George Wyse
Washington
(Prior to split into North & South)
1972
Frank Stapleton
Northern Oregon
1969
City of Glendive
Montana