This is the Club’s highest honor and is awarded to a member in recognition of his/her extreme commitment, volunteerism and dedication to the Chicago Region. The Award honors Wayne Potter, one of our region’s founding members. Wayne served as our 4th President and remained an active member for decades. From 1957-2000 Wayne and his family offered his farm as the site of the Club’s annual Potter’s Picnic.

1997 - Harold Beach
1999 - Bruce Janecek
2000 - Bob & Ginnie Gummow
2002 - Dan Gallagher
2003 - Tom & Phyllis Harwood
2004 - Rip and Linda Patterson
2005 - Patrick & Bonnie Yanahan
2006 - Bob and Shirley Cook
2007 - John and Jeannie Ruther
2008 - Ed and Debbie Leed
2009 - Ed Barnicle
2010 - Howard Yefsky
2011 - Keith & Karen Clark
2012 - Steve Rashbaum and Susan Shire
2013 - Jack Stephensen