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National Model Railroad Association Achievement Program (AP)

The New Jersey Division is proud to recognize the efforts of the following individuals who have participated in the NMRA Achievement Program (AP). Listed below by AP Certificate are Division Members who have been awarded the certificate along with the year it was awarded.


More information about the AP is located on the NMRA Web Site. If you want more information or help locally, our AP Coordinator for the Division is PJ Mattson, MMR, assisted by Ron Baile, MMR.

Golden Spike

The Golden Spike is the First Step on the AP Path. It shows you have familiarity with the different aspects of building a layout. More information about this award and a link to download the form can be found on the Golden Spike page of the NMRA Website.
  • Dave Albertson, 2009
  • Ron Baile, 2010
  • Bill Blackburn, 2004
  • Peter N. Butler, 2002
  • Joe Calderone, 2009 *
  • Chris Conaway, 2010
  • Carl Corsi, 2010
  • James D'Arcy, 1993
  • Ralph Deblasi, 2011
  • Bob Duffield, 2016
  • Mert Gardner, 1993
  • Dick Genthner, 1999
  • John Glancey, 1993
  • Ken Grabert, 1997
  • Jim Homoki, 2011 *
  • Bill Howard, 2004
  • Bob Hubbard, 1987
  • Steve Lang, 2013
  • Bob Liberman, 1993
  • Jerry Kronengold, 2011 *
  • P.J. Mattson, 1996
  • Jack Menaker, 2013
  • Ray Notaro, 2010
  • Dick Perry, 2006
  • Bob Price, 2013
  • Mike Prokop, 2010
  • Thom Radice, 2010
  • John Rahenkamp, 2004
  • Clayton Riegel, 1993
  • Michael Scotto, 2013
  • Dan Seymour, 2008
  • Dave Skinner, 1997
  • Ed Sproles, 2010
  • Roger Thomas, 2009
  • John Tomchick, 1993

Volunteer

  • Gwenne Baile, 1989
  • Ron Baile, 1977
  • Bill Birchall, 1969
  • Joe Calderone, 2012*
  • Bob Clegg, 2009
  • David Holborn, 1964
  • Chris Conaway, 2017
  • Jim Cope, 1987
  • Carl Corsi, 2010
  • Bill Emmons, 2010
  • Martin Evoy, 1974
  • George Fitterman, 1969
  • Ron Gaines, 1990
  • Mert Gardner, 1992
  • Dick Genthner, 2002
  • Herb Gishlick, 1990
  • Bill Grosse Jr., 2015
  • Bill Gruber, 1988
  • Carl Haslett, 2010
  • Bill Howard, 2010
  • Bob Hubbard, 1994
  • John Johnson, 1973
  • Bob Kip, 1988
  • Dick Kitz, 1987
  • Walter Leipold, 1971
  • Bob Liberman, 1999
  • P.J. Mattson, 1991
  • Mike McNamara, 2000
  • Peter Mosiondz, 1999
  • Sam Natal, 1996
  • Ken O'Brien, 1996
  • Larry Paakh, 1974
  • Bob Price, 2006
  • Walter Price, 1966
  • Konrad Richter, 1988
  • Joe Rugarber, 2010
  • Dave Skinner, 1975
  • John Swift, 2009
  • Chris Widmaeir, 2009
  • William Wills, 1972

Author

  • John Aaron, 1992
  • Ron Baile, 1986
  • Bob Clegg, 2011
  • David Colborn, 1972
  • Dick Genthner, 2002
  • Herb Gishlick, 1994
  • Tom Griffiths, 2011
  • Bill Gruber, 1988
  • Bob Hubbard, 1999
  • Mike McNamara, 2009
  • Walter Price, 1967
  • John Rahenkamp, 2006
  • Arthur Stanhope, 1972
  • Fred Willis, 2013

Official

  • Ron Baile, 1987
  • Keith Bergmann, 1988
  • David Holborn, 1964
  • George Fitterman, 1969
  • Herb Gishlick, 2009
  • Bill Gruber, 1992
  • P.J. Mattson, 2010
  • Bob Price, 2013
  • Walter Price, 1970

Civil Engineer

  • John Aaron, 1994
  • Peter N. Butler, 2003
  • Dick Genthner, 2002
  • Herb Gishlick, 1988
  • Thom Griffiths, 2015
  • Bill Grosse, 2015
  • Bill Gruber, 1988
  • Doug Gurin, 1968
  • Bob Hubbard, 1992
  • P.J. Mattson, 2010
  • Bob Price, 2013
  • Dave Skinner, 1997

Electrical Engineer

  • John Aaron, 1994
  • Ron Baile, 1996
  • Peter N. Butler, 2003
  • Chris Conaway, 2012
  • Dick Genthner, 2001
  • Thom Griffiths, 2010
  • Bill Grosse, 2017
  • Bill Gruber, 1991
  • Bill Howard, 2010
  • Bob Hubbard, 1991
  • P.J. Mattson, 1991
  • Frank Neufeld, 2010
  • Dick Perry, 2013
  • Bob Price, 2003
  • Dave Skinner, 1997
  • Roger Thomas, 2011

Chief Dispatcher

  • Dave Albertson, 2016
  • Ron Baile, 1994
  • Joe Calderone, 2010*
  • Chris Conaway, 2013
  • Jim Cope, 1990
  • Dick Genthner, 2000
  • Herb Gishlick, 2013
  • Bill Gruber, 1988
  • Doug Gurin, 1968
  • Kenneth Hesser, 1967
  • Chuck Higdon, 2016
  • Bill Howard, 2011
  • P.J. Mattson, 1991
  • Bob Price, 2003
  • John Rahenkamp, 2006
  • Dave Skinner, 1997
  • John Vogler, 2016

Scenery

  • John Aaron, 1994
  • Ron Baile, 1996
  • Peter N. Butler, 2004
  • Joe Calderone, 2009*
  • Chris Conaway, 2014
  • Mert Gardner, 1992
  • Dick Genthner, 2002
  • Herb Gishlick, 2001
  • Louis Godbold, 1985
  • Thom Griffiths, 2014
  • Bill Gruber, 1988
  • Doug Gurin, 1968
  • Bob Hubbard, 1994
  • Arnold Kimmons, 2012
  • P.J. Mattson, 1996
  • Frank Nuefeld, 2011
  • Charles Patti, 1989
  • Bob Price, 2013
  • John Rahenkamp, 2008
  • Clay Riegel, 1991
  • Dave Skinner, 1973
  • Jerry Tomaszewski, 2013

Structures

  • George Fitterman, 1969
  • Thom Griffiths, 2010
  • Bill Gruber, 1996
  • Walter Leipold, 1972
  • Robin Love, 1977
  • Charles Patti, 1989
  • John Rahenkamp, 2010
  • Clayton Riegel, 1984
  • Dave Skinner, 1973

Motive Power

  • Herb Gishlick, 1991
  • Thom Griffiths, 2014
  • Walter Leipold, 1969
  • Robin Love, 1070
  • P.J. Mattson, 2011
  • William Wills, 1971

Cars


  • Ron Baile, 2012
  • Dave Colborn, 1962
  • George Fitterman, 1969
  • Dick Genthner, 2003
  • Thom Griffiths, 2015
  • Bill Gruber, 1988
  • John Johnson, 1970
  • Robin Love, 1970
  • Dave Skinner, 1973
  • William Wills, 1971

Prototype Models

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Master Model Railroader

The following individuals have achieved the Master Model Railroader status (MMR), denoting that they have achieved at least 7 of the 11 AP Certificates that are listed above.

  • Ron Baile, #496, 2012
  • Dick Genthner, #330, 2003
  • Herb Gishlick, #505, 2013
  • Thom Griffiths, #557, 2015
  • Bill Gruber, #141, 1988
  • PJ Mattson, #467, 2011
  • Dave Skinner, #266, 1997
Notes:

  • An asterisk denotes a NJ Division participant living in another NMRA region (i.e. NER)
  • Includes deceased and members who have since moved to other regions
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