The single annual recipient of  the Honorary Membership Award shall be selected by the Board of Governors from candidates submitted by the Awards Committee, which shall be responsible for and limited to soliciting nominations and supporting material for the board’s consideration.  As stated in the membership bylaws, the Honorary Membership is for contributions to speleology broadly defined.  If the recipient of the award is not already a life member, the Society will pay to the Life Membership Fund the current life membership fee to support the life membership privileges received by the recipient. The recipient will receive a certificate signed by the members of the Board of Governors.

Past Recipients