Emeritus Class

The MCMA acknowledges long-standing members of the publishing community through its Member Emeritus program.

The benefits of Member Emeritus status are:

  • Lifetime membership at no charge
  • A Discounted attendance rate of $55 to all functions
  • Official induction in April for new members
  • Certificate of recognition/membership
  • Recognition at MCMA Holiday PartyEmeritus status and class year noted on badge and attendee list
  • Emeritus status and class year noted on badge and attendee list

In order to be considered for Member Emeritus status, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be at or near retirement age
  • Current work status must be part-time, retired or self-employed (independent contractor)
  • And one or more of the following
    • Has at any time received an Annual Award (Lee C Williams, Fulfillment Manager of the Year, Hall of Fame, ARV Award)
    • Is or was an MCMA (FMA/NTCFI) Member in good standing for 15 or more years
    • Served on the MCMA (FMA/NTCFI) board and/or as a volunteer in any capacity for five or more years

You may nominate yourself or another person.


Benefits will begin upon acceptance into Member Emeritus status, but the official induction ceremony will occur in April of each year. Applications are generally accepted through March 31st of a given year for that year's Emeritus class. All accepted Emeritus members will be invited to attend the April induction luncheon free of charge.

Class of 2018

  • Robert Cohn
  • Hank Garcia
  • Patricia Williamson

Class of 2017

  • Barry Green
  • Bruce Miller

Class of 2016

  • Jane Giles
  • Tom Luxeder
  • Mike McCarthy

Class of 2015

  • Irwin Billman
  • Bill Dugan
  • Carole Ireland

Class of 2014

  • Simon Aronin
  • Biff Bilstein
  • Marge Evans
  • Dennis Gougion
  • Pete Pedersen
  • Ginny Seibert
  • Steve Strickman