1997 William H. Flanigan Award for Distinguished Service as an ICPSR Official Representative
JoAnn Dionne served as Yale University's Official Representative to ICPSR for 20 years, from 1977-1997. She was the first librarian elected to the ICPSR Council and served on that body (1987-1991) during one of the organization's most stressful periods. JoAnn's calm demeanor and objective during those stormy times. JoAnn also served on the ICPSR Executive Director Search Committee in 1991. Her accomplishments as an Official Representative and her outstanding contributions to ICPSR make her a natural recipient of this distinguished award.