President
Chuck Melin
307-359-8885

Vice President
Bob Stoddard
307-359-0660

Executive Board
Jimmy Nugent
505-280-7129

Jim Wales
602-501-4784

Butch Terrell
970-227-5876

Alan Johnson
214-686-7713

Brad McReynolds
254-747-3090

Event Directors
Rough Stock Horses
Lance Miller
435-616-2282
Bull Riding
Jim Arnold
520-507-0463
Tie Down Roping
Savvas Halikas
707-527-2846
Steer Wrestling
John Denson
719-357-1726
Team Roping
Mike Brewer
530-384-2587
Ribbon Roping
Elaine Lewis
406-642-3602
Ladies Barrels
Marlene McGaughey
308-870-1078
Breakaway Roping
Cindy Gruwell
307-216-0313
Promotion Agent
Jim Nichols
623-866-3365
Canadian Representative
Bill Reeder
403-653-7661

HALL OF FAME: A RECORD OF NSPRA HISTORY AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Ernest Forsberg

Ernest was born February 20, 1943, to Ernest & Edith Forsberg in Yuma, Arizona. He moved to California in 1946. At the age of 6, he went to his first horse show. When Ernest was 8, he learned to rope from his Uncle, Jess Todd. At 14, he moved in with his Uncle Jess and practiced his team roping and calf roping every day. At 16, he competed in his first PRCA rodeo at Palm Springs, CA. Ernest met his wife, Candy, at a team roping in Castic and were married in 1990. They share a common love of horses and rodeo and compete together whenever they can. Ernest has two children, Johnene Rodgers and Todd Forsberg and is the proud grandfather of 4 wonderful boys, Tyler, Tate, Kyle & Justin. Ernest competed at the NFR in 1966 as a team roping header and in 1964, 68, 69 & 70 as a calf roper. In 1984, he joined the NSPRA. He was Reserve Champion All Around Cowboy in 1999, 2001 and 2002; Ribbon Roping Champion in 1999 and 2001; Reserve Ribbon Roping Champion in 2000 & 2002; Reserve Team Roping Champion 1999, 2003 & 2004; Finals Champion Calf Roper in 2003 & 2004. Ernest has served on the NSPRA Board of Directors for ___ years and served as President from 2001-2005. Ernest has been a farrier all his life and is a hard working, loveable and respected man. He has been blessed to live his dream his whole life and is surrounded by family and friends with the same goals and dreams.

Inducted: 2005

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