ACM Past Presidents

  • 2018 - 20: Cherri M. Pancake
  • 2016 - 18: Vicki L. Hanson
  • 2014 - 16: Alexander L. Wolf
  • 2012 - 14: Vinton G. Cerf
  • 2010 - 12: Alain Chesnais
  • 2008 - 10: Dame Wendy Hall
  • 2006 - 08: Stuart Feldman
  • 2004 - 06: David Patterson
  • 2002 - 04: Maria M. Klawe
  • 2000 - 02: Stephen R. Bourne
  • 1998 - 00: Barbara Simons
  • 1996 - 98: Charles House
  • 1994 - 96: Stuart H. Zweben
  • 1992 - 94: Gwen Bell
  • 1990 - 92: John R. White
  • 1988 - 90: Bryan S. Kocher
  • 1986 - 88: Paul W. Abrahams
  • 1984 - 86: Adele Goldberg
  • 1982 - 84: David H. Brandin
  • 1980 - 82: Peter J. Denning
  • 1978 - 80: Daniel D. McCracken
  • 1976 - 78: Herbert R.J. Grosch
  • 1974 - 76: Jean E. Sammet
  • 1972 - 74: Anthony Ralston
  • 1970 - 72: Walter M. Carlson
  • 1968 - 70: Bernard A. Galler
  • 1966 - 68: Anthony G. Oettinger
  • 1964 - 66: George E. Forsythe
  • 1962 - 64: Alan J. Perlis
  • 1960 - 62: Harry D. Huskey
  • 1958 - 60: R.W. Hamming
  • 1956 - 58: J.W. Carr III
  • 1954 - 56: A.S. Householder
  • 1952 - 54: Samuel B. Williams
  • 1950 - 52: Franz L. Alt
  • 1949 - 50: John W. Mauchly
  • 1947 - 48: J.H. Curtiss

ACM’s Volunteer Leaders

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