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Founders Award Committee

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  • This award is presented annually for distinguished service to the American Statistical Association. Selection criteria include service over an extended period of time and in a variety of leadership roles, including, but not limited to, chapter, section, committee, officer or editorial activities, wherein effective service or leadership was provided within ASA or on behalf of ASA to other organizations. The award is the highest level award ASA can give. Typically, no more than two awards are granted each year; however, when warranted, up to five awards may be granted in a given year. No one can be selected for the award while a member of the selection committee or on the Board of Directors.
  • Composition: The Committee consists of the Past President of ASA, who chairs the Committee, a representative from the Council of Sections, a representative from the Council of Chapters, and the Editorial Representative to the Board. The Section and Chapter Representatives serve two-year terms, with one being appointed each year to provide overlapping terms. The Executive Director is an ex officio member.

    Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Lisa M. LaVange, PhD


    The Founders Award Committee has 5 member(s), and 2 liaison(s).

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    LaVange, Lisa M.
    Department of Biostatistics, UNC-CH
    123 West Franklin St.
    Suite 450
    Chapel Hill, NC   27514
    United States
    Phone: (919) 962-2190
    Chair (2019 - 2019)
    Cochran, James J.
    University of Alabama
    The Culverhouse College of Business
    347 Alston Hall, Box 870226
    Tuscaloosa, AL   35487-0226
    United States
    Phone: (205) 348-8914
    Fax: (318) 257-4352
    Council of Sections Representative (2018 - 2019)
    Evans, Scott R.
    6110 Executive Blvd
    Suite 750
    Rockville, MD   20852
    United States
    Phone: (301) 881-9260
    Fax: (301) 881-3742
    Publication Rep to the Board (2018 - 2020)
    Roberson, Paula K.
    Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    4301 West Markham Slot 781
    Little Rock, AR   72205
    United States
    Phone: (501) 526-6726
    Fax: (501) 526-6729
    Council of Chapters Representative (2019 - 2019)
    Wasserstein, Ronald L.
    American Statistical Association
    732 N Washington Street
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221 x1860
    Fax: (703) 684-3768
    Member Ex-Officio (2007 - 2020)

    Price, Karen L.
    105 Paloma Point
    Georgetown, TX   78628-6917
    United States
    Phone: (317) 651-2132

    Awards Council Liaison
    2018 - 2020
    Awards Council Vice Chair

    Henry, Elizabeth
    American Statistical Association
    732 North Washington St
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221

    Staff Liaison
    2018 - 2020

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