Silver Buffalo Award Winners 2008-2000

2008

Walter M. “Buster” Brown III
Elon, North Carolina
Special-Needs Advocate, Philmont Benefactor, Lifelong Scouter

Diane M. Cannon
The Woodlands, Texas
Dedicated Volunteer, Trusted Mentor, Inspirational Trainer

Peter P. Casey
Weston, Massachusetts
Corporate Leader, Distinguished Eagle Scout, Lifelong Volunteer

Harold C. Friend, M.D.
Boca Raton, Florida
International Scouter, Dedicated Rotarian, Advocate for Children

T. Michael Goodrich
Birmingham, Alabama
Business Leader, Committed Volunteer, Distinguished Eagle Scout

John “Jack” C. Jadel
Wilmette, Illinois
Committed Leader, Education Advocate, Distinguished Eagle Scout

Neal Roger Johnson
Arcadia, California
Exploring Advocate, Key Jamboree Leader, Dedicated Public Servant

G. Edward Lewis
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Advocate for Youth, Philanthropist, Community Servant

Daniel S. Zaccara
Allen, Texas
Lifelong Scouter, Innovative Trainer, War Veteran

2007

Bray Bruce Barnes
Toms River, New Jersey
Devoted Scouter, Man of God, Distinguished Eagle Scout

S. Truett Cathy
Atlanta, Georgia
Business Pioneer, Leading Philanthropist, Man of God

Dennis H. Chookaszian
Chicago, Illinois
Distinguished Eagle Scout, Corporate Leader, Dedicated Volunteer Atlanta, Georgia

Charles W. Dahlquist II
Salt Lake City, Utah
Church Leader, Longtime Scouter, Committed Professional

L. B. Eckelkamp Jr.
Washington, Missouri
Businessman, Community Leader, Dedicated Scouter

E. Archie Manning III
New Orleans, Louisiana
World-Class Athlete, Devoted Father, Humanitarian

Hector A. Tico Perez
Orlando, Florida
Dedicated Scouter, Community Leader, Distinguished Attorney

Mary Anne Rounds
Rockford, Illinois
Cub Scout Visionary, Prolific Writer, Dedicated Volunteer

Joe W. Walkoviak
Dallas, Texas
Scouting Visionary, Corporate Leader, Dedicated Volunteer

Gary E. Wendlandt
New York, New York
Scouting Leader, Financial Executive, Eagle Scout

2006

W. Todd Bassett
Alexandria, Virginia
Dedicated Church Leader; Tireless Youth Advocate; Devoted Christian

Dr. Richard H. Carmona
Washington, D.C.
Health Advocate; Distinguished Physician; Decorated Veteran

Douglas H. Dittrick
Ridgewood, New Jersey
Distinguished Businessman; Dedicated Scouter; Community Benefactor

Bradley E. Haddock
Wichita, Kansas
Distinguished Corporate Lawyer; Committed Church Leader; Dedicated Scouter

Peter E. Hyman
Broomall, Pennsylvania
Tireless Scouting Volunteer; Community Leader; Man of God

Alberto A. Muñoz II
McAllen, Texas
Scouting Innovator; Advocate for Youth; Philanthropist

Wayne M. Perry
Medina, Washington
Corporate Leader; Longtime Scouter; Youth Coach

Dr. Samuel J. Prisk
Livonia, Michigan
Lifelong Scouter; Health Professional; Servant Leader

James M. Reddinger
Birmingham, Alabama
Distinguished Businessman; Scouting Leader; Selfless Volunteer

Donald Rumsfeld
Washington, D.C.
National Leader; Naval Aviator; Distinguished Eagle Scout

R. Ray Wood
Rockford, Illinois
Committed Scouter; Business Leader; Youth Advocate

2005

Stephen D. Bechtel Jr.
San Francisco, California
Distinguished Businessman; Community Benefactor; Student Mentor

Robert A. Bedingfield
Potomac, Maryland
Adventurous Volunteer; Dedicated Scouter; Business Leader

Donald A. Belcher
Pauma Valley, California
Business Executive; Dedicated Volunteer; Distinguished Eagle Scout

Dr. David Lloyd Briscoe
Little Rock, Arkansas
Versatile Volunteer; Tireless Scouter; Dedicated Professor

Harriss A. "Hab" Butler III
Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
Lifelong Scouter; Community Activist; Tireless Volunteer

Joseph Csatari
South River, New Jersey
Talented Artist; Selfless Volunteer; Inspired Scouter

Gerald A. Gettelfinger
Evansville, Indiana
Inspirational Scouter; Religious Leader; Youth Advocate

Coleen Kent Menlove
Salt Lake City, Utah
Scouting Matriarch; Tireless Volunteer; Enthusiastic Scouter

Dr. Richards M. Miller
Waynesboro, Virginia
Knowledgeable Scouter; Youth Coach; Distinguished Dentist

Roger M. Schrimp
Oakdale, California
Distinguished Eagle Scout; Community Leader; Successful Attorney

James W. Shepherd
Birmingham, Alabama
Real Estate Investor; Diverse Volunteer; Energetic Scouter

2004

George Leighton Allen Sr.
Rochester, Minnesota
Distinguished Physician; U.S. Army Veteran; Influential Scouter

John P. DesBarres
Park City, Utah
Energy Executive; Arts Patron; Visionary Scouter

Joseph L. Harris
Nashville, Tennessee
Religious Leader; Urban Revivalist; Supportive Scouter

Aubrey B. Harwell Jr.
Nashville, Tennessee
Civic Leader; Legal Scholar; Devoted Scouter

J. Dennis Hastert
Batavia, Illinois
Political Leader; Successful Coach; Youth Advocate

Donald Keith Hummel
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Religious Leader; Dynamic Volunteer; Inspirational Scouter

R. Lawry Hunsaker
Salt Lake City, Utah
Foster Parent; Reverent Disciple; International Scouter

Drayton McLane Jr.
Temple, Texas
Business Leader; Sports Executive; Dedicated Scouter

Jan T. Perkins
Fresno, California
Volunteer; Attorney; Devoted Scouter

Mary Ann Price
Kennewick, Washington
Civic Volunteer; Trainer; Tireless Scouter

Robert W. Spanogle
Indianapolis, Indiana
War Veteran; Volunteer; Scouting Advocate

2003

Lawrence P. "Yogi" Berra
Montclair, New Jersey
Professional Athlete; Community Servant; Supportive Scouter

Donna Cunningham
Amarillo, Texas
Community Servant; Dedicated Leader; Dynamic Scouter

Terrence P. Dunn
Leawood, Kansas
Chief Executive Officer; Community Servant; Enthusiastic Scouter

F. Melvin Hammond
North Salt Lake City, Utah Religious Leader; Educator; Dutiful Scouter

Lyle R. Knight
Billings, Montanav Executive; Business Leader; Dependable Scouter

Jerrold L. Lockshin
Canton, Ohio
Civic Servant; U.S. Army Veteran; Distinguished Scouter

Francis R. McAllister
New York, New York
Corporate Executive; Civic Servant; Loyal Scouter

Glen McLaughlin
Saratoga, California
Venture Capitalist; Philanthropist; Loyal Scouter

Jose F. Niño
Montgomery Village, Maryland
Business Executive; National Servant; Energetic Scouter

H. Ross Perot
Dallas, Texas
Philanthropist; Public Servant; Business Executive

George Zambelli Sr.
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Businessman; Community Volunteer; Faithful Scouter

2002

James H. Bean
Oregon City, Oregon
Attorney; National Servant; Devoted Scouter

Raymond V. Biondo, M.D.
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Physician; Educator; Dutiful Scouter

George W. Bush
Midland, Texas
Forty-third President of the United States of America; Governor of Texas; Advocate of Youth

Fred S. Faber Jr.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Engineer; Civic Servant; Energetic Scouter

John Gottschalk
Omaha, Nebraska
Executive; Community Servant; Dedicated Scouter

Lee Greenwood
Nashville, Tennessee
Musician; Humanitarian; Supportive Scouter

Carl E. Stewart
Shreveport, Louisiana
U.S. Circuit Judge; Civic Servant; Loyal Scouter

Milton H. Ward
Tucson, Arizona
Corporate Executive; Arts Enthusiast; Dedicated Scouter

Sue J. Weierman
Taylorsville, Utah
Civic Volunteer; Editor; Dynamic Scouter

2001

William F. Cronk
Lafayette, California
Corporate Executive; Church Leader; Energetic Scouter

George F. Francis III
Southfield, Michigan
Community Servant; Corporate Executive; Dedicated Scouter

General Robert T. Herres
San Antonio, Texas
National Servant; Retired Executive; Distinguished Eagle Scout

W. Walter Menninger, M.D.
Topeka, Kansas
Physician; Civic Servant; Distinguished Eagle Scout

The Oak Ridge Boys
Nashville, Tennessee
Musicians; Businessmen; Dynamic Scouters

Elmer E. Rasmuson
Anchorage, Alaska
Philanthropist; Education Enthusiast; Devoted Scouter

Harold L. "Spike" Yoh Jr.
Haverford, Pennsylvania
Civic Servant; Retired Corporate Executive; Loyal Scouter

H. H. "Zig" Ziglar
Carrollton, Texas
Motivational Speaker; Writer; Community Servant

2000

Charles L. Bowerman
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Retired Corporate Executive; Former Athlete; Dedicated Scouter

M. Anthony Burns
Miami, Florida
Humanitarian; Corporate Executive; Dynamic Scouter

Robert M. Gates
Sedro Woolley, Washington
National Servant; Author; Distinguished Scouter

Roger R. Hemminghaus
San Antonio, Texas
Corporate Executive; Civic Leader; Loyal Scouter

Louise Mandrell
Nashville, Tennessee
Entertainer; Author; Devoted Scouter

C. Dudley Pratt Jr.
Kailua, Hawaii
Business Executive; Community Servant; Dynamic Scouter

Thomas E. Reddin
Rockville, Maryland
Government Executive; Civic Leader; Devoted Scouter

Frank G. Rubino, M.D.
Capistrano Beach, California
Physician; Community Volunteer; Dedicated Scouter

Alfred S. Warren
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
Retired Corporate Executive; Community Leader; Enthusiastic Scouter

Togo D. West Jr.
Washington, D.C.
Government Executive; Public Servant; Distinguished Eagle Scout

Edward E. Whitacre Jr.
San Antonio, Texas
Corporate Executive; Civic Leader; Devoted Scouter