Each year, at the Installation Dinner held at the end of January, awards are given to INWR members.
Spark Plug Award
The Spark Plug Award is given to a member who injects life into the INWR.
The Sluggo Award is given to someone who does something silly/stupid, gets caught and suffers the consequences.
The President’s Award is decided by the President based on the criteria he/she chooses.
The Copeland Award is given to a member of long standing who has contributed a great deal of time and effort to INWR over the past year(s).
Past President's Award
The Past President’s Award recognizes outgoing Presidents at the end of their terms.
Larry Chmura -
Presented in August 2023
An award of recognition was recently presented to Larry Chmura to congratulate him on 50 years membership in the Porsche Club of America.
Thank you, Larry for your 50 years of loyal PCA Membership and support. Members like you are key to making PCA one of the largest marque car clubs in the world!
Lee Swartling - Member since September 1971
An award of recognition was recently presented to Lee Swartling to congratulate him on 50 years membership in the Porsche Club of America. Lee first joined PCA in September 1971. His years of membership have been enhanced by his ownership of a number of quality Porsches, including 914s and 911s.
Thank you, Lee for your 50 years of loyal PCA Membership and support. Members like you are key to making PCA one of the largest marque car clubs in the world!
Carl Ley - Member since March 1971
An award of recognition and a big congratulations to Carl Ley on his 50 years of PCA membership. This is a special milestone and indicative of his passion for Porsche. Carl has been a member of 6 different regions and has attended 15+ Porsche Parades.
We also thank Carl for his Navy service as a jet pilot and admire his taste in cars, including his 2002 911 RUF R Turbo (dyno’d at 700+ horsepower). Driving that must be as close to flying as one can get.
Presented in December 2023
The INWR recognizes and thanks Lester Slusser for his 45 years of PCA Membership and extensive support of and participation in the Club.
Bill Roberts - Member since April 1975
The INWR recognizes and thanks Bill Roberts for his 45 years of PCA Membership, participation in local and national PCA activities and active service to INWR as an officer and Board Member.
PHIL ROCHELLE - Member since April 1975
The INWR recognizes and thanks Phil Rochelle for his 45 years of PCA Membership and extensive support of and participation in the Club.
Bill Simer- Member since May 1985
The INWR recognizes Bill Simer on 35 years of PCA Membership and leadership in the Club and his many contributions to Driver Education.
Tom Smith - Member since October 1990
The INWR congratulates Tom Smith on his 30 years of PCA Membership and service to the club, particularly in Driver Education as a longtime Chief Driving Instructor.
Mark Jennings - Member since August 1990
The INWR congratulates Mark Jennings on 30 years of PCA membership and his support of local rallies.
Ron Harris - Member since June 1996
The INWR congratulates Ron Harris on his 25 years of PCA membership. Ron has served INWR as President as well as many Board Positions. Ron has also been instrumental in organizing INWR volunteers for the annual Joya Penny Drive in Spokane.
Chip Hammond - Member since May 1995
The INWR congratulates Chip Hammond for 25 years of PCA membership and Club support.