Committee Details

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.


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.

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Ensor, Katherine
Chair (2022 - 2023)
Price, Karen
Awards CC Vice Chair (2018 - 2023)
Sharp, Julia
Representative from Council of Chapters (2022 - 2023)
Glickman, Mark
Representative from Council of Sections (2022 - 2023)
Nan, Bin
Publication Representative (2021 - 2023)
Wasserstein, Ronald
Member Ex-Officio (2007 - 2028)
Henry, Elizabeth
Staff Liaison (2018 - 2023)