The Shorty Howard Trophy is given annually to the Association's top membership recruiter for the previous 12 months.

1981 - James R. Dalton
1982 - James R. Dalton
1983 - Ken Pritchett
1984 - Jimmy Brownlee
1985 - Jack Valentine
1986 - Jack Valentine
1987 - Jack Valentine
1988 - Dave Boston
1989 - Ken Pritchett
1990 - Peter Shaddock, Sr.
1991 - Gordon Todd
1992 - Jim Siepiela
1993 - Peter Shaddock, Sr.
1994 - Gordon Todd
1995 - Joe Peterson
1996 - T. W. Bailey, Sr.
1997 - T. W. Bailey, Sr.
1998 - Brian Gregory
1999 - Brian Gregory
1999 - Tim Neal
2000 - Brian Gregory
2001 - T. W. Bailey, Sr.
2002 - T. W. Bailey, Sr.
2003 - T. W. Bailey, Sr.
2004 - Scott McCollum
2005 - T.W. Bailey, Sr.
2006 - T.W. Bailey, Sr.
2007 - Geanie Vaughan
2008 - T.W. Bailey, Sr.
2009 - T.W. Bailey, Sr.
2010 - George Lewis
2011 - Joe Chamberlain
2012 - T.W. Bailey, Sr.
2013 - Rich Messenger
2014 - Donnie Evans
2015 - Donnie Evans
2016 - Donnie Evans
2017 - Michael Turner