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Inaugural Class of ASIS&T Distinguished Members

ASIS&T's new signature designation, the ASIS&T Distinguished Member, is an elite status attained by those with a demonstrated commitment to mastering their profession through sustained educational pursuits and a proven track record of service to both their community and the information science and technology field.

The ASIS&T Distinguished Member program recognizes members of ASIS&T's global membership based on professional experience as well as significant achievements in the information science and technology field through professional service and leadership, and scholarly or professional contributions. It is expected that a Distinguished Member serves as a mentor and role model, guiding career development and excelling in the field.

Distinguished Member Inaugural Class of 2021

June Abbas
Naresh Agarwal
Daniel Alemneh
Nicholas Belkin
Joseph Busch
Timothy Dickey
Andrew Dillon
Philip Doty
Kenneth R. Fleischmann
Thomas Froehlich
Suliman Hawamdeh
Sandra Hirsh
Boryung Ju
Heidi Julien

Donald Kraft
Dirk Lewandowski
Sanghee Oh
Jian Qin
Soo Young Rieh
Abebe Rorissa
Chirag Shah
Luanne Sinnamon
Linda   Smith
Diane  Sonnenwald
Beth St. Jean
Julian  Warner
Marcia Zeng
Jin Zhang

Visit the Distinguished Member page of the ASIS&T website for more information on program eligibility for and benefits of the program.