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SSP Awards

SSP Distinguished Service Award

This award, created in 2003 to replace the Presidential Recognition Award, is given to a member for his or her work over an extended period (3 or more years) on behalf of SSP and the field of scholarly communication.

  • 2020: Byron Laws
  • 2019: David Crotty
  • 2018: Alice Meadows
  • 2017: Will Wakeling
  • 2016: Margaret Reich
  • 2015: Susan Kesner, Mady Tissenbaum
  • 2014: Lois Smith
  • 2013: October Ivins
  • 2011: Kent Anderson
  • 2010: Charles Watkinson
  • 2009: Francine Butler
  • 2008: Raymond Fastiggi
  • 2007: Alix Vance, John Shaw
  • 2006: Lori Barber
  • 2005: William Kasdorf
  • 2004: Janice Fleming
  • 2003: Fred Spilhaus

(Presidential Recognition Award)

  • 1999: Ginny Vogel, Frances Marchbank
  • 1997: Richard Wilklund, Czeslaw Jan Grycz
  • 1996: Ed Barnas, Norma Brennan
  • 1994: Judy Holoviak, Barbara Meyers

SSP Appreciation Award

This award, created in 2003, recognizes the work of one or more members whose work over a short term (under 3 years) has benefited SSP and the scholarly communication field.

  • 2020: Jeff Lang, Gabriel Harp
  • 2019: Laura Ricci, Rebecca McLeod, Nick Dormer
  • 2018: Byron Laws, Emilie Delquié, Jake Zarnegar
  • 2017: Mary Beth Barilla, Lori Carlin, Michael Clarke, Yael Fitzpatrick
  • 2016: Wendy Newsham, Mike Mozina
  • 2015: David Crotty
  • 2014: Jocelyn Dawson, Emilie Delquie
  • 2013: Tony Alves, Rebecca McLeod, Anne Orens
  • 2012: Will Wakeling
  • 2011: Eileen Kiley Novak, David Smith
  • 2010: Ann Michael, Richard Newman, Michael Clarke
  • 2009: Kent Anderson
  • 2008: Barbara Meyers, Lois Smith
  • 2007: Terry Van Schaik, October Ivins
  • 2006: Amy Brand
  • 2005: Raymond Fastiggi
  • 2004: Judy Luther, Norman Frankel
  • 2003: October Ivins and Lois Smith

SSP Emerging Leader Award

Established in 2012, this award recognizes an SSP member, working in the scholarly communication field for 10 years or fewer, who has demonstrated their potential through outstanding service and contribution on an SSP committee or task force and has made innovative contributions to his/her field. The award will be announced and presented at the SSP Annual Meeting.

  • 2020: Ben Mudrak, Simon Holt
  • 2019: Hannah Heckner
  • 2018: Isabel Thompson
  • 2017: Emma Brink, Matt Cooper
  • 2016: Laura Ricci, Phill Jones
  • 2015: Sara Rouhi
  • 2014: Maryam Ronagh
  • 2013: Kayte Bridgewater
  • 2012: Michelle Norell

SSP Honorary Lifetime Members

Established in 2019, this award acknowledges long-term service and dedication to SSP which have had a profound and lasting impact on our industry, earning these individuals a permanent place on the membership roster of SSP.

  • 2020: Susan Kesner
  • 2019: Mark Carroll, Robert Day, Fred Spilhaus, Judy Holoviak, Richard Belknap, Anita DeVivo, Elizabeth Fake, E. K. (Woody) Gannett, J. G. Goellner, Brigitte (Huybrechts) Duces, H. E. Kennedy, Barbara Meyers, Joseph Raben, John Strawhorn, William Teare, Seldon Terrant