Awards, Honors and Special Recognitions

Each year, PBT recognizes colleagues and/or vendors who have shown outstanding dedication and support of the Professional Bondsmen of Texas Association and the Texas bail industry. PBT members have the opportunity to submit nominations for many awards for several awards Plaques are presented each year at the Annual Convention during the State Luncheon.



Call for PBT 2019 Award Nominations

DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Please take a moment and ask yourself, "Who has been a great help to the bail bond industry this year?" We all know a person and/or company who has gone the extra mile and now is the time to give them the recognition they deserve.

Each year, PBT recognizes colleagues and/or vendors who have shown outstanding dedication and support of the Professional Bondsmen of Texas Association and the Texas Bail Industry. PBT Members have the opportunity to submit nominations for the below Awards. Winners will be announced, and plaques presented, at the 49th Annual Convention on October 10, 2019 during the Thursday banquet.



Submit Nominations for the following Awards:

The Professional Bondsmen of The Year

Recognizes a Current PBT Member for Significant Achievements and Contributions to the Texas Bail Bond Industry and Support and Participation in PBT.

Award of Distinction/ "Friend Of PBT"

Recognizes a PBT Member, Non-Member, Individual or Company that has been Instrumental in the Success of the PBT Goals.

Legislative Friend Of PBT

Recognizes a Legislative/Governmental Affairs person who has Supported and Assisted with the PBT Legislative Agenda.



submit a nomination

To submit a nomination download the 2019 Awards Nomination Form and email it to PBT Headquarters at txbailbondassoc@gmail.com.
All nominations MUST be received by 5:00, September 16 and all nominations are confidential!
If you have any questions, contact PBT Headquarters, 512-701-7313.
Thank you in advance for your nomination!



It Is With Honor That We Recognize The Following Award Recipients:

"The Professional Bondsmen Of The Year"

Recognizes A Current PBT Member For Significant Achievements And Contributions To The Bail Bond Industry And Support And Participation In PBT. PBT Members Submit Nominations For This Award.

Matt Clark

Matt Clark

2018

Past recipients

2017 Scott Walstad
2016 Michael Byrd
2015 Deborah Farmer
2014 Renel Pedigo
2013 Wynn Dillard
2012 Glenn Meeker
2011 Davie Westmoreland
2010 Marjorie Walstad
2009 Scott Walstad
2008 Bo Jones
2007 C.E. Watson
2006 John McCluskey
2005 Tillmin Welch
2004 Glenn Strickland

Award Of Distinction "Friend Of PBT"

Recognizes A PBT Member Or Non-Member, Individual Or Company That Has Been Instrumental In The Success Of The PBT Goals. PBT Members Submit Nominations For This Award.

Blanca Aregullin-Gandy, Mike Whitlock, Kim Farias, Ramona (Moni) Salinas, Jeff Clayton

Blanca Aregullin-Gandy, Mike Whitlock, Kim Farias, Ramona (Moni) Salinas, Jeff Clayton

2018

Past recipients

2017 Ken W. Good
2016 Bo Jones, John McClusky, Debbie Adams-Byrd, Kim Farias
2015 Marjorie Walstad
2014 AIA, American Surety Company
2013 Lexington National Surety
2012 Camille Hodnet
2011 Accredited Surety & Casualty, Inc.
2010 Jerry, Watson, AIA Surety
2009 Nancy Reese, Financial Casualty & Surety, Inc
2008 Mike Whitlock, American Surety Company
2007 Randy Parton, Lexington National Insurance
2006 Creative Software Solutions, David Walker
2005 Robert E. Talton, Texas State Representative
2004 Lyle Guillory, United Surety Service, Alexandria, LA

"Legislative Friend Of PBT"

Created In 2006, This Award Recognizes A Legislative/Governmental Affairs Person Who Has Supported And Assisted With The PBT Legislative Agenda. PBT Members Submit Nominations For This Award.

Sylvia Sanchez

2018

Past recipients

2016 Jeff Clayton American Bail Coalition
2014 Senator John Whitmire
2013 Joe Valenzuela
2012 John McCluskey
2011 Glenn Strickland
2010 No Award Given
2009 Allen Fletcher, State Representative
2008 Gib Lewis, Former Texas Speaker Of The House
2007 Dan Patrick, State Senator
2006 Dan Patrick, State Senator
2006 Kino Flores, Texas State Representative

"President's Award"

Created In 2006, The President Of PBT May Present This Award To An Individual(S) Or Company(S) Who He/She Feels Is Deserving Of Special Recognition For Continued Support And Assistance To The Office Of The President And To The Professional Bondsmen Of Texas Association As Well As Sincere Dedication To Enhance The Bail Bond Industry.

Mike Byrd,  Scott Walstad,  John McCluskey,  Ken W. Good, Glenn Meeker

Mike Byrd, Scott Walstad, John McCluskey, Ken W. Good, Glenn Meeker

2018

Past recipients

2017 Matt Clark, Jim Lane, Sylvia Sanchez, Stan Stanley, Glenn Strickland
2016 Marjorie Walstad
2015 CE Watson, J. Wynn Dillard, John McCluskey
2014 Randy Adler, Ken W. Good, Bo Jones, Glenn Meeker
2013 Deborah Farmer
2012 Melinda Webb
2011 Ken Good & Wynn "Doc" Dillard
2010 Michael Kubosh

2009 Not Given
2008 Focused Solutions
2007 Randy Alder
2006 Roger Moore
By President Marjorie Walstad

"ALL STAR AWARDS"

Ramona (Moni) Salinas, Blanca Aregullin-Gandy, Debbie Byrd

2018

"AWARD FOR SERVICE"

Renell Pedigo, Randy Adler, Deborah Farmer

2018

Honorary Lifetime Membership

The PBT Board Of Directors May Recommend An Individual For This Honor To The General Membership At The Annual Meeting Of The Membership. The Recommendation Must Be Approved By A Two-Thirds Vote Of The Members Present.

Tillmin Welch
Kenneth Knowles
Gerald P. Monks

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