About the Company of Fellows

Established in 1963, the Company of Fellows honors those individuals in the association who merit recognition and distinction for their outstanding contributions to the ECM industry. Each award is numbered and assigned in perpetuity. Enrollments are limited to no more than four (4) individuals per year.

To be eligible for enrollment in the Company of Fellows each nominee must:

  • Have been a Professional Member of the association for at least five (5) continuous years prior to nomination, or have served as Chair of the Board of Directors;
  • Be known to be of good character and reputation; and
  • Have been of exceptional value to the field through long service to the association; and
  • Have demonstrated notable contributions to the ECM industry over the immediately preceding five (5) years.

No member of the Board of Directors can receive an Association award during his/her tenure on the Board (with the exception of the Best Practices Awards, which are voted on by the membership). Members of the Board cannot make nominations for the Awards.

Nominations shall be made by a member of the Company of Fellows.

Recipients will be selected by the AIIM Awards Committee and approved by the Board of Directors.

To nominate an AIIM Professional Member, please send a letter of nomination detailing their service in the industry. Letters should include both the nominee's and nominator's full contact information. Letters of nomination should be emailed to Betsy Fanning, Director, Standards and Chapter Relations, at bfanning@aiim.org, with the header, "Company of Fellows Nomination" no later than February 12, 2016. Questions? Please call Betsy at 301-755-2682.

Company of Fellows Inductees