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Robert J. Horne, Jr. CHIPs Award
The Robert J. Horne, Jr. “CHIPs” Award is presented annually by the Northeastern Young Lumber Execs to an individual who has been instrumental in promoting the professional and/or personal development of young people in the lumber and building material industry. The Board of Directors is responsible for selecting the recipient.
Jonas Kelly, JAY-K independent Lumber Corp.
2021 Robert J. Horne, Jr., CHIPs Recipient
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Past CHIPs Recipients
2019 Tony Shepley, Shepley Wood Products
2018 Lang Durfee, Bethel Mills, Inc.
2017 Bob Keiver, Keiver-Willard Lumber Corp.
2016 Barry Russin, Russin Lumber Corp.
2015 Jon Hallgren, Curtis Lumber Company
2014 Robert Vasquezi, Boston Cedar
2013 Timothy Lyons, BROSCO
2012 David Gluck, Northeastern Retail Lumber Association
2011 Scott Norrie, Howe Lumber Company
2010 Jack Connors, Brockway-Smith
2009 Brad Campbell, A. Boilard Sons Inc.
2008 Joseph Burgoyne III, Ideal Concrete Block,
2007 Scott Robert Vasquezi (posthumously), Boston Cedar
2006 Charles F. Smith, Brockway-Smith Co.
2005 Alfred J. Torrisi, Jackson Lumber & Millwork
2004 Joseph W. Cusack, Boston Cedar & Millwork
2003 Carl Martin III, Martin Millwork, Inc.,
2002 Robert J. Horne, Jr., BB&S Treated Lumber of NE,
2001 John Brill, Northeastern Retail Lumber Association
2000 Arthur P. Arnold, Jr., Arnold Lumber Co.
1999 Calvin Moore, G.V. Moore Lumber Co., Inc.
1998 K. David Hancock (posthumously), Hancock Lumber Co.
1997 Stacey Brescia-Spreer, Innovative Designs
1996 Harry H. Taylor, Jr., H.H. Taylor & Son, Inc.
1995 Douglas B. Bohannon, Mid-Cape Home Centers
1994 Robert K. Curtis, Saratoga Lumber Traders, Inc.
1993 Donna M. Nickerson
Like the mighty tree, the Redwood Award honors an individual who symbolizes strength, robustness, and the ability to live in a turbulent environment.
Craig Cole, Keiver-Willard Lumber Corp.
Rich Hutchinson, Huttig Building Products
Jim Berger, Arnold Lumber Co.
Chris French, BROSCO
Bob Fitzpatrick, BlueLinx
Bruce Stout, Huston Lumber & Supply Corp.
Jason Hanna, Louisiana Pacific Corp.
Leah Fennell, Shepley Wood Products, Hyannis, MA
Jim Baker, Mid-Cape Home Centers
Joe Begnoche, ProBuild
Steve Roth, Huttig Building Products
David & Theresa Moore, Wiley Bros.
Jeff & Jennifer Larson, Gilmore Home Center
Fred Seeger, Herzog Supply Co.
Paul Murphy, Boston Cedar
Walter Hock, Russin Lumber Corp.
Jeff Rettig, Weyerhaeuser
Richard Buck, Genesee Reserve Supply
Steve Howe, Howe Lumber Company
Rich Keating, Andersen Windows
Jonas Kelly, JAY-K Independent Lumber Corp.
Chris Davie, PSI Distributors
Brad Benson, Benson Lumber & Hardware
Jack Miller, Moynihan Lumber
Rita Miller, Moynihan Lumber
Doug Bohannon, Mid-Cape Home Centers
Jay Torrisi, Jackson Lumber & Millwork
Brian White, Russin Lumber Corp.
James Benson, Mahoney’s Building Supply
Bruce Charleson, Arnold Lumber Co.
Joseph W. Cusack, Boston Cedar & Millwork
Joseph Burgoyne III, Ideal Concrete Block Co.
Kevin Brockmyre, Northeastern Retail Lumber Assn.