Past Presidents

Past Presidents

The proud history of ISSS includes many prominent systems scientists who have served as president.

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YEAR ELECTED  
1956 Origin of the Society
1957, 1958 Kenneth Boulding
1959, 1960, 1961 Charles McClelland
1962, 1963, 1964 W. Ross Ashby
1965 Anatol Rapoport
1966 Peter J. Caws
1967 John M. Milsum
1968 Milton Rubin
1969 Lawrence Slobodkin
1970 Bertram Gross
1971 Stafford Beer
1972 Margaret Mead
1973 James G. Miller
1974 Gordon Pask
1975 Kjell_Samuelson
1976 Heinz von Foerster
1977 Sir Geoffrey Vickers
1978 Richard F. Ericson
1979 Brian Gaines
1980 Robert Rosen
1981 George Klir
1982 John N. Warfield
1983 Karl Deutsch
1984 Bela H. Banathy
1985 John Dillon
1986 Peter B. Checkland
1987 Russell L. Ackoff
1988 Ilya Priogine
1989 C. West Churchman
1990 Len R. Troncale
1991 Howard T. Odum
1992 Ian I. Mitroff
1993 Harold_A_Linstone
1994 J. Donald R. de Raadt
1995 Ervin Laszlo
1996 Yong Pil Rhee
1997 G. A. Swanson
1998 Bela A. Banathy
1999 Peter Corning
2000 Harold_G_Nelson
2001 Michael C. Jackson
2002 Aleco Christakis
2003 Kenneth D. Bailey
2004 Enrique Herrscher
2005 Debora Hammond
2006 Kyochi (Jim) Kijima
2007 Gary Metcalf
2008 Timothy F H Allen
2009 Allenna Leonard
2010 Jennifer Wilby
2011 David Ing
2012 Alexander Laszlo
2013 Gerald Midgley

Biographies

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