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About the Foundation

The IABC Foundation translates communication theory into practice, providing real-world knowledge and applications for the communication professional. Established in 1982, the Foundation funds and publishes research to advance the profession and demonstrate the value of communication in organizational effectiveness.

iabc foundation HONORS past chairs at world conference

 




Lynda Stewart, ABC
1981-82
Lou Williams, ABC, APR
1982-83
Wilma Mathews, ABC
1988-90
Carolyn Douglas
1992-94
       




Maire Simington, PhD
1994-96
Vicci Rodgers
1996-97
Barbara Puffer, ABC, Fellow
1997-98
Charles Pizzo
1998-99
       









David Kistle, ABC
1999-2000
John Gerstner
2000-01
Tamara Gillis, EdD, ABC
2001-02
Warren Bickford, ABC
2002-03
       








Kit Jenkins, ABC
2003-04
Gloria Walker, ABC
2004-05
Paul Sanchez, ABC, Fellow
2005-06
Kellie Garrett, ABC
2006-07
       








Jan Thibodeau, ABC
2007-08
Irene Monley, ABC
2008-09
Robin McCasland
2009-11
Adrian Cropley, ABC
2011-12

Photos not included:
1982-83 - Richard Charlton, ABC, APR*
1984 - Roy Foltz, ABC, APR
1990-92 - Frederic Halperin, ABC
*deceased

special thanks to our 2012 contributing chapters, regions and individuals

SUPPORTER: IABC/Toronto

PROMOTER: IABC/Calgary

ENTHUSIAST: David Kistle, ABC

ADVOCATE: IABC/Heritage Region, IABC/Southern Region, IABC/Regina, IABC/Montreal, IABC/BC, Humana 1.0, Gerry Mulholland

COLLEAGUE: IABC/Golden Horseshoe, IABC/Maritime, IABC/Phoenix, IABC/Australia (Victoria), Meryl David, ABC, Greg Gordon, Barbara Puffer, ABC

FRIEND: IABC/First Coast, IABC/Great Plains, IABC/Pittsburgh, IABC/Waterloo, John Clemons, ABC, APR, Marie Gordon Shydlo, Michaela Hayes, Ginny Jones, Ann Middleman, Gary Spondike, Karen Vahouny, ABC

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Founded in 1982, the IABC Foundation serves as the research and the Foundation development arm of the International Association of Business Communicators. The Foundation supports and advances the practice of organizational communication by providing IABC members with research that bridges the divide between communication theory and practice by offering in-depth knowledge and tools that improve organizational communication performance and strengthen the communication profession as a whole.

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