Bill Gill Award Winners Below

Bill Gill Nomination Form

“Title Person of the Year”

1989 John R. Cathey Durant
1990  Bonnie Hudson  Tulsa
1991  Ollie M. Askins  Duncan
1992  F. Earl Harper  Bartlesville
1993  Jack Dolezal  Perry
1994  Glenn Nichols  Chandler
1995  Earnest Hoberecht  Watonga
1996  Mark Bilbrey  El Reno
1997  Linda Carpenter  Clinton
1998  Howard Cotner  Altus
1999  Sue Bailey  Oklahoma City
2000  John Wheeler  Topeka
2001  J. Herschel Beard  Madill
2002  Donna Schmulbach  El Reno
2003  Bryan Thomason  Purcell
2004  Joy Scheller  El Reno
2005  Ken McDowell  Shawnee
2006  Owen L. Harper  Bartlesville
2007  Gary Goetzinger  Woodward
2008  Tracy Row  Claremore
2009  Glenda Mittasch  Perry
2010 Catherine Blakley Bartlesville
2011 Mary Ann Nelson Norman
2012 Chaney Haynes Oklahoma City
2013 Monica Wittrock Oklahoma City
2014 Karen J. Burnette Tulsa
2015 Beverly Jones Jay
2016 Danita Witt Stillwater
2017 Barry Schmulbach Mustang
2018 Marty Askins Duncan
2019 Charles Holleman Chandler
2020 Mark Luttrull Muskogee
2021 Michael Cantrell


 2022      Terri Parrish                    Okemah              

This award is presented each year to the nominee who best exemplifies the high ideals and dedication to the land title industry demonstrated by William “Bill” Gill.  Mr. Gill was highly regarded in the industry, having served as President of OLTA from 1933 through 1936, and as President of the American Land Title Association in 1937-1938.  Mr. Gill was instrumental in establishing  the highest standards for Oklahoma title professionals.