1980 - Dale Wright, Buffalo County
1981 - Klayton Johnson, Banner County
1982 - Lloyd Lawrence, Keya Paha County
1983 - Tom Kemp, McPherson County
1984 - Robert Schmer, Saunders County
1985 - Irene Abernethy, Hall County
1986 - Dale Kastens, Garden County
1987 - Henry Thieman, Boone County
1988 - Lester Rhoades, Keith County
1989 - Gerald Bucher, Richardson County
1990 - Doralene Weed, Buffalo County
1991 - Loren Paul, Sheridan County
1992 - Glen Schultz, Knox County
1993 - James Deaver, Perkins County
1994 - Doris Karloff, Saunders County
1995 - Paul M. Kemling, Hamilton County
1996 - Clint Morrison, Scotts Bluff County
1997 - Jackie Hartnett, Dakota County
1998 - Joe Hewgley, Lincoln County
1999 - Gayle Swisegood, Richardson County
2000 - John Phillip Moore, Dawson County
2001 - Ward Nelson, Morrill County
2002 - Sandy Zoubek, Stanton County
2003 - Cliff Welsh, Keith County
2004 - Dave Anderson, Gage County
2005 - Ken Stuhr, York County
2006 - Ken Fornander, Deuel County
2007 - Jerry McCallum, Madison
2008 - Joe Hewgley, Lincoln County
2009 - Dennis Kimbrough, Fillmore County
2010 - Pam Lancaster, Hall County
2011 - Steve Erdman, Morrill County
2012 - LeRoy Janssen, Wayne County
2013 - Leon Kolbet, Hayes County
2014 - Terry Keebler, Johnson County
2015 - Sherry Morrow, Buffalo County