Fellow of the Association


The Fellow of the Association Award recognizes extraordinary excellence in the discipline of business communication and its related areas of study. It is the most respected honor the Association can award. The award recipient will be recognized at the annual conference with a plaque. This award is sponsored by the Association. 

Eligibility Criteria

A nominee has contributed in an outstanding manner in one of the following areas and has contributed in a substantial manner in at least two other areas:

  1. Teaching, Pedagogy, and Methodology
  2. Research
  3. Publications
  4. Association Leadership
  5. Professionalism:
    1. Graduate and undergraduate program development
    2. Cooperation with other societies or organizations
    3. Corporate or institutional training consultancies or program development


Any member of the Association may nominate a candidate for the Fellow of the Association Award.  Submit your nominations by July 1 by first logging in to ABC and then share your suggestion on this survey. The Nominating Committee evaluates nominees, selects the candidate, and submits the suggested recipient to the Board of Directors for approval.


The award winner will be notified before the annual conference.

List of Fellows