District 8 Champions: Grand National Teams & North American Pairs

  Year

Grand National Teams

Grand National/North American Pairs

1981

Madalynn Carmichael team

 

1982

Mike Jones, Wally Hendricks, Mike Halvorsen, Karen Walker

Mark Kessler - Colby Vernay

1983

Dave Carter, Bob Cooper, Glenn Smith, Gerry Schneider

Ed Lombard - Laura Addison

1984

Dale Sims, Kurt Mundinger, Dave Fred, Ron Adelsman

Dave Fred - Ron Adelsman

1985

A:  Jack & Nancy Spear, Atul Jain, Roger Lord

B:  Peter Kyper, Richard Wenner, Mr. & Mrs. Art Koester

Dave Fred - Ron Adelsman

1986

A:  Dean Robinson, Paul Bratton, Carl Brueckner, Liz Swanson

B:  Jim O'Neil, Adrienne Noonan, Dave Loeb, Mike Heins, Bill Langendorf

A:  Roger Lord - Jacque Sincoff

B:  Steve Zenk - Vincent Caracci

1987

A:  Jack & Nancy Spear, Atul Jain, Roger Lord

B:  Brian Blackmore, Randy Pilcher, Mike Heins, Bill Langendorf, Jim O'Neil

 

1988

A:  Dave Midkiff, Tom Oppenheimer, Larry Kolker, Marvin Shapiro

B:  Norm Szewczyk, Joe Chin, Tom Bolton, Jeff Harris

A:  Mark Kessler - Colby Vernay

B:  Ray Jezek - David Bald

1989

A:  Colby Vernay, Ed Schultz, Gary Kessler, Mark Kessler

B:  Bharat Rao, Deborah Hart, Georgia Heth, Nate Ward

A:  Jack & Nancy Spear

B:  Steve Zenk - Charles Franks

1990

A:  Lynne & Mark Feldman, Tom Kniest, Karen Walker  (3/4 in national finals)

B:  Mark Leonard, William Harris, Mike Steigmann, Milind Girkar

A:  Carol Shaffer - Ed Schultz

B:  Ray Jezek - David Bald

1991

A:  Colby Vernay, Mark Kessler, Ed Schultz, Gary Kessler, Tom Kniest, Karen Walker  (5/8 in national finals)

B:  Larry Matheny, Kish Devaraj, Mike McGuire, Richard Blumenthal

C:  Mark Leonard, Chris Vandemore, William Harris, Milind Girkar

A:  Ken Bland - Marvin Shapiro

B:  Bill Langendorf - Ned Horton

C:  John Burgener - Dan Dorney

1992

A:  Alan Popkin, Nancy Spear, Roger Lord, Ken Bland

B:  Mike Heins, Hugh Williams, Joe & Karen Erlanger

C:  Mark Leonard, Chris Vandemore, William Harris, Jay Wilkins

A:  G. Geiger - C. Niemann

B:  Mike Heins - Bill Langendorf

C:  Mickey Schallberg - Donna Johnson

1993

A:  Larry Rabideau, Wes Adamczyk, R. Hayes, Carl Brueckner, Hugh Williams, Nate Ward

B:  Dalton Darnell, Doug Edwards, R. Sumners, Elmer Wallace

C:  Mardell Heth, Robert Allen, Ron Walker, Bill Pifer

A:  Alan Popkin - Roger Lord

B:  Glenn Orr - Loren Vandegraft

C:  Charles & Elizabeth Freeman

1994

A:   Larry Rabideau, Robert Hayes, Hugh Williams, Nate Ward

B:   Ed Lombard, Laura Addison, Georgia Heth, Mark Leonard

C:  Clarence Willging, Doug Gugger, Steve Sinkiawic, Meyer Abarbanel

A:  Marvin Shapiro - Tom Oppenheimer

B:  Rod VanWyk - Brad Stevens

C:  Kathleen & Robert Miller

1995

A:  Mike Carmen, John Dicks, Jack Bryant, Tom Oppenheimer

B:  John Burgener, Bill Dimitt, Carol Mahoney, Max Banan

C:  Bob & Lisa Sievers, Mike Clark, Gary Manoni

A:  Tom Kniest - Karen Walker

B:  Mark Boswell - Rich Fellars

C:  Robert Kelly - Manual Silverman

1996

A:  Lynne Feldman, Mike Halvorsen, Hugh Williams, Richard Blumenthal, Karen Walker   (5/8 in national finals)

B:  Jim Pelletier, John Burgener, Joe Shull, Max Banan

C:  George Veenstra, Tom Nahnsen, Cam & Donna Barbian

A:  Tom Kniest - Karen Walker  (4th in national finals)

B:  Don Define - Paul Ellebracht

C:  Charles Keltner - Bill Charowhas

1997

A:  Ed Schultz, Mark Kessler, Tom Kniest, Karen Walker, Marvin Shapiro, Larry Kolker

B:  Bess Bailey, Kay Giberson, Brenda Cash, Kay Jackson

C:  Q. Wang, Ou Li, J.J. Wang, M. Liu

A:  Ken Bland - Tom Oppenheimer

B:  Yifan Yang - Amitabh Dave

C:  J.J. Wang - Alan Liu

1998

A:  Alan & Nancy Popkin, Buz Zeman, Roger Lord

B:  Debbie Avery, Martha Owen, Ned Horton, Bill Langendorf

C:  Gary Tsui, Scott Merritt, KJ Paradise, Brandon Buzzell

A:  Larry Kolker - Roger Lord

B:  Martha Owen - Debbie Avery

C:  Matt Diehl - Alan Gengenbach

1999

A:  Ed Schultz, Mark Kessler, Tom Kniest, Karen Walker

B:  Debbie Avery, Martha Owen, Ned Horton, Bill Langendorf

C:  Dave & Michelle Wetzel, Peter Ashbrook, Alvan Bregman

A:  Dave Fred - Ron Adelsman

B:  Les & Mary Ann Kargel

C:  Pat Moos - Mike Waters

2000

A:  Mark Kessler, Ed Schultz, Tod Moses, Nate Ward

B:  Debbie Avery, Martha Owen, Ned Horton, Bill Langendorf, Bob Sievers, Scott Merritt

C:  Bob Shair, Peter Petillo, Tony Curtis, Alvan Bregman, Dave & Michelle Wetzel

A:  Richard Blumenthal - Karen Walker

B:  Jim Hudson - Meyer Abarbanel

C:  Dave & Michelle Wetzel

2001

A:  Gary Kessler, Colby Vernay, Richard Blumenthal, Dick Benson (Karen Walker, Tom Kniest)  (5/8 in national finals)

B:  Bob & Lisa Sievers, Georgia Heth, Scott Merritt

C:  Dennis & Melissa Fitton, Will Engel, Adrian Hutber

A:  Tom Kniest - Karen Walker 

B:  Larry Rabideau - Richard Blumenthal

C:  Gabriel Azzam - Arbha Vongsvivut

2002

Open:  Jack Bryant, Tom Oppenheimer, Alan & Nancy Popkin

A:  Richard Blumenthal, Mike Halvorsen, Larry Matheny, Larry Rabideau  (5/8 in national finals)

B:  Margaret Ferguson, Georgia Heth, Bob Sievers, Kris Maillacheruvu

C:  Larry Wilcox, Herb Klickner, Sheryl Finkenstadt, Ross & Daniel Richardson

A:  Tom Kniest - Karen Walker

B:  Jim Hudson - Meyer Abarbanel

C:  Percy Wu - Jeroen Swinkels

2003

Open:  Milt Zlatic, Tom Oppenheimer, Alan & Nancy Popkin

A:  Richard Blumenthal, Mike Halvorsen, Kish Devaraj, Larry Matheny, Larry Rabideau

B:  Jim Hudson, Meyer Abarbanel, Richard & Robert Whitsitt

C:  Oyvind Tafjord, Madhu Viswanathan, Gary Dell, Dan Faulkner

A:  Tom Oppenheimer - Milt Zlatic

B:  Cam & Donna Barbian

C:  Tom Willson - Jeremy Williams

2004

Open:  Ken Bland, Jack Bryant, Gary Kessler, Dick Benson, Roger Lord, Jacque Sincoff

A:  Richard Blumenthal, Mike Halvorsen, Larry Rabideau, Ned Horton, Kris Maillacheruvu, Madhu Viswanathan  (3/4 in national finals)

B:  Georgia Heth, Will Engel, Bob & Lisa Sievers

C:  Jim Heller, Jim Melville, Ross & Daniel Richardson

A:  Tom Oppenheimer - Milt Zlatic

B:  John Seng - Will Engel

C:  Dan Faulkner - Gary Dell

2005

Open:  Mike Carmen, John Dicks, Larry Kolker, Marvin Shapiro

A:  Richard Blumenthal, Mike Halvorsen, Kris Maillacheruvu, Madhu Viswanathan  (5/8 in national finals)

B:  Mike Giacaman, Arbha Vongsvivut, Jim Hudson, Meyer Abarbanel  (2nd in national finals)

C:  Dan Faulkner, Gary Dell, Bill Lindemann Jr., Bill Lindemann Sr.

A:  Tom Oppenheimer - Milt Zlatic

B:  Richard Whitsitt - Doug Gugger

C:  Eric Gettleman - Paul Holmes

2006

Open: Ken Bland, Roger Lord, Jacque Sincoff, Jack Bryant

A:  Jim Hudson, Meyer Abarbanel, Jack Snyder, John Startzel

B:  Pat Moos, Stephen Hawthorne, Fei Dong, Charles Young

C:  Elizabeth Wilson, Irene Wen, Anne Thiede, Janice Thompson

A:  Gary Kessler - Dan Requard

B:  Gail & Jim Moon

C:  Dan Faulkner - Gary Dell

2007

Open:  Jack Bryant, Ken Bland, Jacque Sincoff, Roger Lord

A:  Mike Halvorsen, Richard Blumenthal, Kris Maillacheruvu, Madhu Viswanathan

B:  Terry Goodykoontz, Leah Newell, Marilyn Stickel, Ray Russ

C:  Elizabeth Wilson, Irene Wen, Anne Thiede, Janice Thompson

A:  Colby Vernay - Will Engel

B:   Micah Fogel - Tad Hofkin

C:  Joan Wieber - Mary Smith

2008

Open:  Jack Bryant, Ken Bland, Jacque Sincoff, Roger Lord

A:  Steve Brauss, Ron Sholes, Jim Hudson, Meyer Abarbanel

B:  Rich Pestien, Chuck Young, Pat Moos, Fei Dong

C:  Sandy Bigg, Debbie Romero, Jonathan Goldberg, Thomas O'Reilly-Pol (National champions)

A:  En Xie - Jacque Sincoff

B:  Claire Krukenberg - Richard Brummer

C: Shirley Logan - Carol Sue McNaught

2009

Open:  Alan & Nancy Popkin, Tom Oppenheimer, Milt Zlatic

A:  Mike Halvorsen, Richard Blumenthal, Madhu Viswanathan, Georgia Heth (Kris Maillacheruvu)

B:  Thomas O'Reilly-Pol, Sandy Bigg, Debbie Romero, Mark Boswell

C:  Bill Bulfer, Richard Spengler, Ronald & Judith Greek

A:  Ron Van Wyk - Jack Bryant

B:  Dan Faulkner - Gary Dell

C:  Elizabeth Meteer - Martha Hanley

2010

Open:  Jack Bryant, Roger Lord, Ken Bland, Jacque Sincoff

A:  Mike Halvorsen, Richard Blumenthal, Madhu Viswanathan, Kris Maillacheruvu

B:  Bob Sievers, Tom Shedlock, Dan Bunde, Michael Ring

C:  Brian Maloney, Doug Steele, Karna Desai, Mu Zhang

A:  Lee Hastings - Mark Ehret

B:  George & Marilyn Bogacki

C:  Laura Plummer - Bill Walsh

2011

Open:  Alan & Nancy Popkin, Milt Zlatic, Rod Beery

A:  Mike Pitonak, Judy Eaton, Susan Perez, John Samsel

B:  Rich Pestien, Fei Dong, Mary Allen, Pat Moos, Charles Young

C:  Sandra & Marvin Meinz, Amy Stabenow, Steve Reiss

A:  Nate Ward - Karen Walker

B:  Al Wagner - Mary Niehaus 

C:  William Maack - Ralph Britton

 

2012

Open:  Alan & Nancy Popkin, Milt Zlatic, Rod Beery, Tom Kniest

A:  Mike Halvorsen, Ned Horton, Richard Blumenthal, Hugh Williams

B:  Rich Pestien, Mary Allen, Pat Moos, Charles Young

C:  Becky Groeninger, Shirley Coville, William Wold, Barbara Gossrow

A:  Mark Kessler - Colby Vernay

B:  Bernie Riley - Mary Allen

C:  William Maack - Ralph Britton

 

2013

 

Open:  Mike Halvorsen, Richard Blumenthal, Will Engel, Bob Fashingbauer,
Charles Sheaff   (5/8 in national finals)

A:  Tod Moses, Art Seltzer, Ned Horton, Hugh Williams

B:  Rich Pestien, Pat Moos, Charles Young, Mike Tomlianovich

C:  Carol Sue McNaught, Shirley Logan, Nancy Shaver, Mark Beattie

A:  En Xie - Debbie Romero

B:  Kenneth Koh - Peter Yeh

C:  Geoffrey Hadlock - Michael Heimann

2014

Open:  Mike Halvorsen, Richard Blumenthal, Nate Ward, Karen Walker

A:  Arbha Vongsvivut, Mike Giacaman, Sue Perez, John Samsel

B:  Kenneth Koh, Peter Yeh, Bob Sievers, Gary Dell

C:  Jeffrey Furler, Jason Cannell , Jerry Oswald, Lane O'Connor

A:  Mark Kessler - Colby Vernay

B:  Kenneth Koh - Peter Yeh

C:  Jane Crawford - Jane Grieser