Honorary Members


I​ndividuals who have contributed to the NCUTCD in an outstanding manner may be designated as “Honorary Members” by the Executive Board.  Generally, this membership designation is given to individuals who have served in a leadership role as Members, Associate Members or Technical Members over a period of at least 20 years.  The following individuals currently are designated as Honorary Members (click on their names to learn more):

Active Members

George Butzer (June 2007)

Bob Garrett (January 2020)

Ken Kobetsky (January 2010)

Scott Wainwright (June 2022)

Emeritus Members

Thomas Hicks (January 2013) – Emeritus (June 2023), Deceased

Bruce Ibarguen (January 2014) – Emeritus (April 2023)

​David Kuemmel​​ (January 2003) – Emeritus (June 2015)

John Logan (June 2014) – Emeritus (August 2014), Deceased

Richard Luettich (January 2003) – Emeritus (November 2023), Deceased

James Pline (January 2004) – Emeritus (April 2023), Deceased

Ray Pusey (June 2014) – Emeritus (June 2018), Deceased​

Carlton (Robbie) Robertson (Janury 2002) – Emeritus (January 2014), Deceased

Honorary Member Nominations:

Honorary Member Nomination Form

Nominations should be sent or emailed to the selection committee at the following address:

NCUTCD Honorary Member Nomination
13236 N. 7th St.
Suite 4-259
Phoenix, AZ 85022

Revised 11/21/2023