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THE PRESIDENTS OF IPRA

† = Deceased 

1955-57    † Sir Tom FIFE CLARK, United Kingdom

1957-58    † Odd MEDBOE, Norway

1958-59    † Ed LIPSCOMB, USA

1959-60    † Jean CHOPPIN DE JANVRY, France

1960-61    † Rein VOGELS, Netherlands

1961-63    † Pierre JANSEN, Belgium

1963-65    † John A KEYSER, United Kingdom

1965-68    † Robert L BLISS, USA

1968-69    † Albert OECKL, Germany

1969-73    Tim TRAVERSE-HEALY, United Kingdom

1969          † Hans LUDEKER, South Africa

1973-76    † Manos B PAVLIDIS, Greece

1976-77    † Ivy LEE Jr, USA

1978          † Dennis BUCKLE, United Kingdom

1979          † Sanat LAHIRI, India

1980          † J Carroll BATEMAN, USA

1981          † Jacques COUP DE FREJAC, France

1982          † Sam BLACK, United Kingdom

1983          Göran SJÖBERG, Sweden

1984          † Arturo JESURUN, Netherlands Antilles

1985          † Jon I ROYCE, Australia

1986          † Amelia LOBSENZ, USA

1987          † Paul KOOP, Netherlands            

1988      Alain MODOUX, Switzerland

1989      Anand AKERKAR, India

1990      William J CORBETT, USA

1991      Charles VAN DER STRATEN WAILLET, Belgium

1992      James C C PRITCHITT, Australia

1993      Kaarina ALANKO, Finland

1994      Pierre André HERVO, France

1995      Betûl MARDIN, Turkey

1996      Colin CHURCH, Kenya

1997      Roger HAYES, United Kingdom

1998      Zelma LAZARUS, India

1999      † Roy SANADA, Japan

2000      Carolyn FAZIO, USA

2001      Alasdair SUTHERLAND, United Kingdom

2002      Jacques DINAN, Mauritius

2003      Ceyda AYDEDE, Turkey

2004       Donald WRIGHT, United States

2005      Charles VAN DER STRATEN WAILLET, Belgium

2006       Loula ZAKLAMA, Egypt

2007       Philip SHEPPARD, Belgium

2008       Robert GRUPP, USA

2009       Maria GERGOVA, Bulgaria

2010      Elizabeth ANANTO, Indonesia

2011      Richard LINNING, United Kingdom

2012      Johanna MCDOWELL, South Africa

2013      Christophe GINISTY, France

2014      Zehra GUNGOR, Turkey

2015      Amybel SÁNCHEZ, Peru 

2016      Bart DE VRIES, Netherlands

 

 

HONORARY SECRETARIES AND SECRETARIES GENERAL

1955-61                 Tim TRAVERSE-HEALY

1961-64                 Guido DE ROSSI DEL LION NERO

1964-70                 † Manos B PAVLIDIS

1970-76                 † Jean-Jacques WYLER

1977-80                 † Sam BLACK

1981-83                 † Dennis BUCKLE

1984-88                 Anthony J MURDOCH

1989-92                 Roger HAYES

1998-2001            † Frans VOORHOEVE

2015 -                    Philip SHEPPARD

 

HONORARY TREASURERS

1961-64                 Fabrizio LA TORRE

1964-70                 Marcel M YOEL

1970-76                 Keith KENTOPP

1977-80                 † Sam BLACK

1981-83                 † Dennis BUCKLE

1984-87                 Anthony J MURDOCH

1988-92                 Thomas M BROCKETT

1993                      Betûl MARDIN

1994-96                 Ray ARGYLE

1996-97                 Volker STOLTZ

1997-00                 Colin THOMPSON

2001-                     Nigel CHISM

 

MEMBERS EMERITUS

Membership Emeritus status is granted to Members who have played a distinguished part in the affairs of IPRA, and made a substantial contribution to the advancement of the public relations profession.

     Anand AKERKAR (India)

     Kaarina ALANKO (Finland)

†   Michael BARZILAY (Israel)

†   Dr Edward L BERNAYS (USA)

†   Prof Sam BLACK (United Kingdom)

†   Robert L BLISS (USA)

†   Dennis BUCKLE (United Kingdom)

     Harold BURSON (United States)

†   Sir Tom FIFE CLARK (United Kingdom)

†   Claude CHAPEAU (France)

†   Jacques COUP DE FREJAC (France)

†   Prof Mahmoud EL GOHARY (Egypt)

     Jacques DINAN (Mauritius)

     Carolyn FAZIO (USA)

     John W FELTON (USA)

†   Denny GRISWOLD (USA)

     Roger HAYES (United Kingdom)

†   Arturo JESURUN (Netherlands Antilles)

     Zelma LAZARUS (India)

†   Roy J LEFFINGWELL (USA)

     Betûl MARDIN (Turkey)

†   Lucien MATRAT (France)

†   Gene G MCCOY (USA)

†   Odd H MEDBOE (Norway)

     Alain MODOUX (Switzerland)

†   Prof Albert OECKL (Germany)

†   Manos B PAVLIDIS (Greece)

†   Roy SANADA (Japan)

†   John E SATTLER (USA)

     Göran SJÖBERG (Sweden)

     Alasdair SUTHERLAND (United Kingdom)

     Prof Tim TRAVERSE-HEALY (United Kingdom)

     Prof Anne VAN DER MEIDEN (Netherlands)

     Charles VAN DER STRATEN WAILLET (Belgium)

†   Rein J VOGELS (Netherlands)

     Donald K. WRIGHT (USA)

†   Jean-Jacques WYLER (Switzerland)

     Marcel YOËL (Greece)

 

THE IPRA PRESIDENT’S AWARD

The award was founded in 1977 and is presented annually at the discretion of the President, and with the approval of the Board of Directors, to an organisation or an individual to recognise "outstanding contribution to better world understanding". Recipients to date have been:

 

1977       The Nobel Foundation

1978       The International Red Cross

1979       Edward L Bernays

1980       The Foundation for Public Relations Education & Research

1981       Sean McBride

1982       Yehudi Menuhin

1983       The United Nations University for Peace

1984       KLM – Royal Dutch Airlines

1985       Band Aid

1986       Rosalynn Carter

1987       WWF – World Wide Fund for Nature

1988       PR News and its Founder and Editor Denny Griswold

1989       The National Geographic Society

1990       Cable News Network (CNN)

1991       Amnesty International

1992       Archbishop Desmond Tutu

1993       The World Scout Movement

1994       Lucien Matrat, author of the Code of Athens

1995       The editors and staff of the Sarajevo newspaper ‘Oslobodjenje’

1996       Al Gore, Former US Vice President

1997       The Prince of Wales Business Leaders Forum

1998       Aung San Suu Kyi

1999       Rotary International for Polio Plus Programme

2001       J.K. Rowling

2002       The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Committee

2003       United Nations, Department of Public Information

2004       Harold Burson

2005       The Founding Members of IPRA

2006       Transparency International

2007       The Economist

2008       John Graham 

2009       Unesco

2010       James & Larissa Grunig

2012      Universidad de San Martín de Porres

2013      Hisham Zaazou, Egypt's Tourism Minister

2014      Muhtar Kent, The Coca Cola Company Chairman & CEO

2015     Johan Leuridan Huys, Dean Universidad de San Martín de Porres