Honorary Membership

Honorary Membership in The Wildlife Society is intended to recognize continuous outstanding service in any area or areas of concern to the Society. Any practicing or retired wildlife professional who is a member of TWS and has made continuous valuable contributions to the wildlife profession over a long period of time is eligible for nomination.

Nomination Procedures

Nominations should include:

  • Nominee’s full name, present position, address, email, and phone number
  • Nominator’s and endorser’s names, addresses, and phone numbers
  • A clear and concise statement justifying the nomination, including the specific nature, time, and place of the nominee’s outstanding service and accomplishments (address such criteria as difficulty, insight, scope, importance, acceptance, application, value, impact, and geographic scope of contributions);
  • At least three signed statements of endorsement.

Submit these materials via email to awards@wildlife.org. The nomination and complete supporting documentation should be sent as a single PDF file by May 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM EDT.