Emeritus Membership

© Robin Williams BSc MPhil PhD FBCA

What is an Emeritus Member?

Emeritus Membership in the BCA is an honor. It recognizes distinguished craftsmanship, professional achievements and meritorious contribution in the visual communications media in the life sciences and medicine. Nominees must have been active BCA members for not less than twenty years (does not have to be consecutive), attained the age of 55 and retired from the field of biocommunications. Nomination forms should be sent to office@bca.org, attention Emeritus Chair.

Recent Honorees

Over 100 people have been honored with Emeritus membership.
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  • Robert Albright, RBP, FBPA
  • M. Afzal Ansary FBPA
  • Lynn Baldwin, RBP, FBPA
  • Alfred Benjamin, RBP, FBPA
  • George Blair
  • W Zim Brown
  • James Brubaker FBPA
  • Ralph Buchsbaum
  • Marilee Caliendo, RBP, FBPA
  • James Callahan
  • F. J. Campos
  • LeRoy Christensen, RBP
  • Ronald Christopher, RBP, FBPA
  • Richard Clark, RBP
  • Robert Cochran
  • J. Richard Crawford, RBP
  • Jane Crouch, FBPA
  • Joseph Darnell
  • Robert David, RBP
  • Jack DeBruin, RBP
  • Andrew Devitt
  • Hans Dommasch, RBP, FBPA
  • Marvin Ehlin, RBP
  • Charles Engel, RBP, FBPA
  • Herbert Flatow
  • John Ford, RBP, FBPA
  • Don Fritts, RBP, FBPA
  • Andrew Gero, RBP, FBPA
  • Ralph Glazier, RBP
  • Frances Goldsborough
  • Alan Goldstein, FBPA
  • Leonard Graf
  • Peter R.B. Grattan, RBP
  • Nicholas Graver, RBP, FBPA
  • Carol Asimov Gray, RBP, FBPA
  • Wilfred Greenberg, RBP
  • Julie Grilly
  • Wesley Halbritter
  • Leonard Hart RBP, FBPA
  • Charles Hedgcock, RBP, FBCA
  • John Hendrix, RBP, FBCA
  • Karen Hensley, FBCA
  • Thomas P. Hurtgen, FBPA
  • Antol Herskovitz, RBP, FBPA
  • Ron Irvine RBP, FBPA
  • James P. Kendrick, RBP, FBPA
  • Stan Klosevych, RBP, FBPA
  • Lewis Koster, RBP, FBPA
  • Fred Kramer
  • Thomas Lannon, RBP, FBPA
  • Leon LeBeau, FBPA
  • Maria Lindberg, RBP, FBPA
  • Raymond E. Lund, RBP, FBPA
  • George Lynch, FBPA
  • T. V. Maciejewski, RBP
  • Michael Maradik, RBP
  • Thomas Masterson, RBP, FBPA
  • Lloyd Matlovsky, RBP, FBPA
  • Ken McGregor, RBP
  • Peter Medcalf, RBP, FBPA
  • Thomas Merrill, FBPA
  • Ken Michaels, FPBA
  • Luvenia Miller, RBP, FBPA
  • Frank Minello, RBP, FBPA
  • Robert Moore, Jr.
  • Ida Nathan
  • Josephine Neglia
  • John Newby, RBP, FBPA
  • H. Paul Newman, RBP, FBPA
  • Melvin Newman
  • Joe Ogrodnick, FBPA
  • Dan Patton, RBP, FBPA
  • Isadore Pitesky
  • Henry Raphael, Jr., RBP
  • Frank Reed
  • Frank Reindl, RBP, FBPA
  • Charles Reiner, RBP
  • Will Renner, RBP, FBPA
  • Lawrence Reynolds, Jr., RBP, FBPA
  • Harald Richter, RBP
  • Nile Root RBP, FBPA
  • Martin Scott, FBPA
  • Frederick Sharp, RBP
  • Robert Sisson, RBP, FBPA
  • Herbert R. Smith, Jr., FBPA
  • William Smith, Jr., RBP
  • Rose Marie Spitaleri, RBP, FBPA
  • Alfred Spitzer, RBP
  • Gale Spring, FBPA
  • Lucien St. Laurent, RBP, FBPA
  • Gerald Staut
  • William Stenstrom, FBPA
  • John Stringer, Jr., RBP
  • George Tanis, RBP, FBPA
  • Anita Tellier, FBCA
  • David Tredinnick, FBPA
  • Barbara Turkington, RBP
  • Robert C. Turner, RBP, FBPA
  • Thomas Uithoven, FBPA
  • Gabriel Unda, FBCA
  • John Vetter, RBP, FBPA
  • FD Kaye Wallace, RBP
  • George Wallace
  • Nancy Warner
  • Julius Weber, RBP, FBPA
  • Carroll Weiss, RBP, FBPA
  • Gigi Williams, FBPA
  • Robin Williams, FBPA
  • David C. Willoughby, RBP, FBPA
  • Harvey Woodworth
  • Jeb Zirato, FBCA

Nomination Process

A nominee for Emeritus status must been an active BCA member for not less than twenty years, attained the age of 55, retired from the field of biocommunications and be sponsored by at least one member (active/retired/ emeritus) and one other person. Sponsors must include a supporting letter with the completed proposal.

Nominations are welcome from any active member. The nomination form (available below) is formatted for use with Adobe Acrobat. Once all required information is collected, the completed form should be submitted to office@bca.org, attention Emeritus Chair.

Emeritus Committee

John Hendrix, FBPA FBCA - Chair

Thomas Hurtgen, FBPA - Member