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NICA Membership Contest Official Rules


Gift of Travel Package (valued at $2000)

A drawing will be held for all renewal members who have paid their dues in 2021.

$500 Cash

For every new/former member referred, the recruiting member will receive 1 chance to win the $500.

$500 Cash (NICA National Leadership)

The Winner of the NICA National Leadership contest will receive $500 cash and is eligible to win any of the above-mentioned prizes.

$100 Gift Card & Free Membership

The most New Members brought into NICA in one year will be rewarded with a $100 gift card, a year's free membership, and your name engraved on a championship belt!


All new and former members’ applications must be submitted to the NICA office within 30 days of receipt in order to be eligible for the contest.

The next drawing will be held in Tampa, Florida in February 2022.


Membership Contest Leaderboard*

2021 Renewal Members

Amanda Alcantara
Andrew Alcantara
Danny Alfonso
Hyrum Allen
Michelle Allen
Richard Allen
Randy Anderson
Mary Anderson
Danny Andreini
Andrew Andrescavage
Gary Armstrong
June Arner
Ronald Arner
Marco Arredondo
Brandy Arredondo, CCE
Deborah Aschmann
Rose Marie ‘Rosie’ Ash
George Atsidakos
Steve Aucoin
Leonard Baginski
Brent Bair
Nikki Bair
Patricia Bair
Trent Bair
Jon Baker
Ryan Baker
Dane Baldwin
Gary Barham
Sharon Barlow
Robby Barona
Jose Barron
Virgil Bartlett
Cliff Barton
Rochele Bateman
Debra Bates
Bob Batista
Chris Bayle
Rod Beach
Jeff Beaver
Mark Becker
Tracy Becker, CFEE
Dustin Beener
Sherry Bechler
David Belcher
Lois Bender
Christina Benner
Robert Berk
Joe Betras
Daniel Bianco
Raymond Bianco
Wesley Boyd Bierwirth
Shari Black, CFE
Bryan Blair
Lee Blanchette
Michael Bliss
Patricia Blomsness
Samantha Bluhm
Frank Boeck
Chance Boeger
Jacqueline Bradbury, CCE
Vickie Bragg
Rich Brander
Teresa Brander
Todd Brauch
Rebecca Breese
Bonnie Bribiesca
Matt Bribiesca
Samantha Brockelsby
Julie Broetsky
Michael Broetsky
Andrew Broomfield
Ashley Brown
Danny Brown
Gary Brown
Randy Brown
Andrew Bryan
Matt Buchanan
Daniel Bullen
Bary Bunts, CCE
Thomas Burns
Tiffany Burrow-Loushin
Steve Cable
Eric Campbell
Leon Carachilo
Art 'Eagle' Carroll II
Dan Carroll
Robert Carter, CFE
Andrew Cashman
Suzy Cason
Tony Cassata
Jan Cates
Joe Cetor
Ron Cheatle
George David Ciganovich
Joe Cipriani
Raymond (Geoff) Clark
Vicki Clements
Steve Clyne
Evan Colglazier
Ryan Collmer
Tim Commerford
Chris Conkle, CCE
Jerry Constantine
Costas (Dino) Constantinou
Clark Converse
Pam Cooper
Janice Coroneos
Wanell Costello
Maria Costis
Janet Cox
Galen Cox
Teresa Cox-Hickey
Matt Cranston
Joe Cranston
Fran Crone
Don Crutchfield
Gary Crutchfield
Michael Curci
Rex Cusumano
Mark Davis
Paul Davis
Tommy Davis
Herbert Decker
Eugene Dean
Wayne Decker
Patty Dee
Shannon Dehn
Ania Delahoyde
Donald Delahoyde, CCE
Michael Demarco
Jackie DeRamus
Darrell DeRouin Sr.
Todd Desgranges
Randy Dewitz
Bob Dias
Michael Dill
Doug Dills
William DiMondi
Russell DiPasquale
Paul Dobos
Tina Doolan
Chuck Dugan
Irene Dugan
Dan Duggan
Patrick Dunham
Carmel Dyer-Pittroff, CCE
David Easterwood
Joan Ehlers
Melissa Erasmus
Holle Evert
Larry Fain
Teresa Farnum
Charmayne Fazackerley
Rodney Fazackerley
Tom Ferguson
Danielle Fickel
Billy Fickling Sr.
Bev Fisher, CFE
Barry Floyd
Pal Fontana
Chris Forbing
John Ford
Rob Forner
Dennis Fraleigh
Susan Fraleigh
James Fraser
Jennifer Fraser
Peggy Fraser
Robert Fulton
Mary Gambill
Jason Gardner
Karen Gary
Lexie Gentleman
Coreana Giordano
Charles Giordano
Chris Giordano, CFE
Garrett Giordano
Jennifer Giordano, CCE
John Giordano
Kenneth Giordano
Fred Giovannoni, Jr.
Andy Glushakow
Rich Gockelman
Russell Goetz
Robert Gottsche
Alexandra Graf
Jana Granum
Mark Granum
Debbie Green
Dale Greenzweig
R. H. 'Rusty' Groscurth, Jr.
Teddy Gross
Cathy Grout
Kelly Grout
Doug Guinsler
Erica Haag
Chris Hall
Matthew Hall
Jack Hammer
Paul Hansen
Becky Harmon
Cheryle Hartley
Michael Hasselman
Kevin Hauser
Todd Hawkins
Wes Heinkel
Colleen Helm
Joseph Hendricks
Lucky Henner
John Henninger
Scott Henry
John Heron
Dale Hershberger
Susan Hewing
Jeffrey JJ Hickey
Duane Hickman, CCE
Trey Higdon
David Higginbottom
Leroy Hildebrand
Michael Hill
Margaret Hillman
Doug Hively
Thomas Hodson, CCE
Mark Hohenwald
Paul Hohenwald
Jim Holt
Jeff Horbowicz
Gigi Horowitz
Chad Hughes
Lori Hull
Phillip Hull
Ronald Hull
Tasha Hyder
Christine Iannotti
Andrew Imperati
Charles Ivory, CCE
Robert Jackson
Borjan Jaksic
Steven Jankiewicz
Belinda Jaycox
John Jaycox
Scottie Jeter
Adam Jobe
Bill Johnson
Jim Johnson
Brian Jones
James Judkins
Robert Julian
Bob Kaiser
Tim Kammeler
Kenneth Kasinak
Greg Kaupke
Sheila Kedrowicz
Norman Keene
James Kekelis
Tricia Kerrigan
Tony Ketchell
Dan Keough
Laurie Keough
Mike Kinnear
Jeremy Kirchner
R.A. Kissel
Aldora (Dodie) KJaer
Curt Kluth
Robert Kolar
Scott Kolassa
Scott Kozelka
Donna Kramer
Michael Kramer
Kathy Kramer, CVE, CFEE
James Kropp
Scott Kunz
Susan Kuzma
James La Fratta
Siegrid La Fratta
Mark Lancaster
Dennis Larson, CFE
Bill Lauther
Todd Lavigne
Guy Leavitt
Jacqueline Leavitt
Sandra Lewis
Dennis Lilly
Allen Lindsey
Jeff Lindsey
Jeff Lindsey
Brian Linville
Katie Linville
Timothy Lisko
Dolores P. Llanes
Don Long, CCE
Ryan Long
Shawn Loter, GM
Margaret Lucio
Linda Lund
Carol Lundgren
Darin Lusenhop
Brian Lynn
Schuyler MacPherson
Dottie Maile
James Malmquist
Carole Marcus
Stacia Markowitz
Pat Marsillo
Vince Martino
Donnie Massie
Bob Matthews
Tim May
Gary McBrien
Larry McConnell, CCE
Bethany McDonald
Faith McGee
Kevin McGrath II
Staci McGrew
Jim McGuire
Brian McKay
Jim McKiernan
Ron McKinney
Shawn McKinney
Ken McKnight
Rick McMillen
Wayne McMurtry
Helen McPeak
John Meigs
Ralph Mellard
Dennis Merigian
Letrice Midgett
Crystal Miller
Doreen Miller
Gentry Miller
Michael Miller
Phil Miller
Saree Miller
Shawn Miller
Trey Miller
Henry Mitchell
Kara Moederndorfer
Robert Monroe
Bill Morrissey
Emilie Morrison
Gary Morse
Phil Mostaccio
Dan Mourning
Joe Muldoon
Mickey Neck
Jeffery New
Mark Nichols
Karen Nicklas
Ken Nunn
James O’Brien
Kathleen O’Leary, CFE
Leah O’Neil
Richie O’Neil
Jennifer Murad
Ronald Netterfield
Lorie Oberst
Michael Olcott
David Olivares
Bill Olson
Karen Oneal
James Otterbacher
Marc Pagano
Jim Pardini
Jeremy Parsons
Jessica Patterson
Leslie Pence
Bill Perlman
Kevin Patterson
Wayne Petersen
Brandon Petree
Ben Pfeffer
Callie Pfile
Missy Pfile
Jerry Phillips
Rick K. Pickering
Marlene Pierson-Jolliffe, CFE
Marty Pinson
Fred Pittroff
Stacey Pittroff-Barona
Audrey Poole
Marcy Poorman
Phil Poorman
Hal Porter
Laura Porter
Ron Porter
Trampas Porter
Amy Powers
Deborah Powers
Mary Prange
Brad Price
Jerry Price
Terri Prince
Robert Pugh
Barbara Quaid, CEO
Michael Rafflo
Jennifer Ramsey
Carl Ratermann
Brandi Rathbun
Lynette Rawlings
Jeff Rebh
Tracy Reichert
Randy Reichert, CCE
Nancy Lou Rex
Michele Richards
Vonda Riley
Sharon Rismiller
Dena Rizzardo
Jay Rounds
Alice Rowlett
Brett Rubert
Mike Rutana
Kris Ryan
Soni Ryan-Hochmuth
Rebecca Santorelli
Robert Santorelli
Andy Schaefer
Horst Schacht
Brad Schroder
Brienna Schuette
Alan Schwarte
Ravi Sehgal
Josh Seivers
Tim Seivers
Dan Sharp
Susan Sharp-Farias
Kate Sharpe
Terri Shell
Dan Sher
Patrick Sheridan
Bruce Short
Michael Short
Michelle Siggins
Edgar Sivori, III
Renate Skinner
Gary Slater
April Smith
Brandon Smith
Celia Smith
Dale Smith, CCE
Kenny Smith
Nancy Smith, CFE
Dan Smoots
Lori Southerlend
Jay Spicer
Michelle Spivey
Rodney Spivey
Max Stabel
Janene Starks
Seth Steele
Owen Stern
Lorie Stinson
Virgil Strickler
Paula Struble
David Sulmonetti
Randy Stephenson
Morgan Stremmel
R. Joshua Stremmel
David Strum
Lance Sturgeon
Scott Suchomski
Martin Svrcek
Holly Swartz
Steve Sweetin
Stephen Swika III
Steve Taft
Tina Tanner
Phil Teague
Jim Teece
Tracy Thomas
Jeff Thornberry, CCE
Melissa Thum
Rory Tipsword
Phillip Tomber
Jay Tyson
John Uhl
Rick Ukmar
Jessica Underberg
Monica Urick
Stephen Vartanian
Kevin Veitch
Joe Villari
Aaron Vincent
Tonio Viscusi
Dominic Vivona Jr
Dean Vlazakis
Ken Vose
Mary Wagner, CCE
Brady Waite
Chris Walden
Matt Wallsmith
John Wandrey
Rhonda Ward
Matt Wardlow
Stacey Weber
William Webster
Eddie Westmoreland
Roger Westmoreland
Dave Westrum
Doug White
Nick White
Fred Wiemer
Tyler Wildenberg (Pence)
Gary Willson
Cheryl Wilson
David Wilson
Judy Wilson
Rachael Wolfe
Carla Wood
Brandon Wood
Josh Woods
Larry Wynn
Clinton Yoder
David Yonan
Terry Young
Marty Zinder
Mitch Zinder

Referrals: General Membership

Jeff Beaver: 1
Bryan Enloe: 1
Carol Lundgren: 1
Dan Lusenhop: 1
Cameron Murray: 1
Stacey Pittroff-Barona: 1
Ron Porter: 1
Mike Schantz: 1
Gary Shepard: 1

Referrals: Councils

Bary Bunts, CCE: 5
Kara Moederndorfer: 2
Libby Class: 1
Jan Gary, CCE: 1
Irene Dugan: 1

Referrals: Board of Directors

Sandy Class, CCE: 5
Carmel Dyer-Pittroff, CCE: 5
Thomas Hodson, CCE: 5
Kathy Ross, CCE: 2
Daryl Whicheloe, CCE: 2
Phil Delahoyde: 1

*As of 9/30/2021


Winners of the 2020 Contest

$100 Gift Card & Free Membership

Jacqueline Bradbury, CCE, Sweet Cheeks

$500 Membership Prize

Lindsay Constantine, Red's Red Apples

$500 National Leadership Prize

Jacqueline Bradbury, CCE, Sweet Cheeks

Gift of Travel Grand Prize

Christine Iannotti, St. Lucie County Fair


Winners of the 2019 Contest

$100 Gift Card & Free Membership

Dennis Larson, Minnesota State Fair (Retired)

$500 Membership Prize

Dennis Larson, Minnesota State Fair (Retired)

$500 National Leadership Prize

Dan Lusenhop, Jeanne's Artichokes

Carnival Cruise Grand Prize

Jeff Horbowicz, Erie County Fair


Winners of the 2018 Contest

$500 Membership Prize

Horscht Schacht, German Specialty Food

$500 National Leadership Prize

Kim Barr, CCE, Pacific Crest Concessions

Carnival Cruise Grand Prize

Rick Busse, CCE, Dr. Vegetable


Winners of the 2017 Contest

$500 Membership Prize

Kelly Sanders, Sanders Concessions

$500 National Leadership Prize

Jay Wells, Wells Concessions

Carnival Cruise Grand Prize

Lola Ramirez, J.L.Q. Concessions

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