The Watson Davis Award, commemorating the founder of the Association and given to ASIS&T members for outstanding continuous contributions and dedicated service to the Association, was established by ASIS&T in 1975.

Past recipients of the Watson Davis Award:

2015    Michael Leach
2014    Vicki Gregory
2013    Beata Panagopoulos
2012    K.T. Vaughan
2011    Robert Williams
2010    Barbara Wildemuth
2009    Edie Rasmussen
2008    Samantha Hastings
2007    Paula Galbraith
2006    Trudi Bellardo Hahn and Steve Hardin
2005    Michael Buckland
2004   Joseph Busch
2003    Nancy Roderer
2002    Thomas Hogan
2001    Julie Hurd
2000    Candy Schwartz
1999    Jessica L. Milstead
1998    Judy Watson
1997    Karla Petersen
1996    Marjorie K. Hlava
1995    Martha Williams and Donald Kraft
1994    Audrey Grosch
1993    Debora Shaw
1992    Marianne Cooper
1991    Mickie Voges-Piatt
1990    Julie Virgo
1989    Madeline Henderson and G. Daniel Robbins
1988    Bonnie C. Carroll
1987    George Abbott and Barbara Flood
1986    N. Bernard Basch
1985    Lawrence Woods and Michel Menou
1984    Robert Tannehill, Jr.
1983    Toni Carbo and Margaret T. Fischer
1982    Edmond Sawyer
1981     Jan Krcmar
1980    Gerard O. Platau
1979    Frank Slater
1978    Mary C. Berger, Joe Ann Clifton, Charles H. Davis
1977    Arthur W. Elias, Irene Farkas-Conn, Simon M. Newman, Roy D. Tally
1976    James M. Cretsos, Laurence B. Heilprin, Lois F. Lunin, Gerald J. Sophar, Herbert S. White