Honors & Awards

C. Paul Boner Medal Recipients

Presented to an individual of the acoustical consulting community who embodies the qualities of the late C. Paul Boner - teacher, scientist, administrator, technician - and who has made outstanding contributions to the science of acoustics.

  • William J. Cavanaugh 1983
  • Harold R. Mull* 1987
  • Paul B. Ostergaard 1991
  • George P. Wilson 1992
  • Gregory C. Tocci 1996
  • Laymon Miller* 2007
  • Bertram Y. Kinzey Jr. 2017

Laymon N. Miller Award

The Laymon N. Miller Award for Excellence in Acoustical Consulting is an annual award to be provided jointly by the National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) and the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the United States of America (INCE/USA). This award is to be provided to an individual who has practiced acoustical consulting in an exemplary manner over a sustained period of time to improve acoustical environments in and around buildings, transportation systems, work places, recreational and other occupied spaces such that the quality of life for citizens and communities is significantly enhanced.

  • William J. Cavanaugh 2015
  • James D. Barnes 2016

The next Laymon N. Miller Award will be presented at the 2017 NCAC Annual Meeting, December 1-3 in New Orlean, LA. Nominations are due by March 1, 2017. Click here for more information.

Honorary NCAC Members
Honorary membership is conferred upon individuals by unanimous vote of the Board of Directors for significant contributions to the acoustical consulting profession. Such individuals may or may not be otherwise afffiliated with or qualified for affiliation with NCAC.

  • E. W. Wilson* 1969
  • Robert Lindahl* 1975
  • Michael J. Kodaras* 1976
  • August C. Raes* 1977
  • C. Paul Boner* 1978
  • Harold Burris-Meyer* 1978
  • Leo Beranek* 1982
  • Harold R. Mull* 1987
  • Robin Towne* 1987
  • Paul S. Veneklasen* 1992
  • Laymon N. Miller* 1993
  • Paul B. Ostergaard 1993
  • O. L. Angevine* 1994
  • Ludwig W. Sepmeyer* 1994
  • Rollin O. Boe 1995
  • Eugene H. Bolstad 1995
  • Harold Marshall 1995
  • Cyril M. Harris* 1996
  • William J. Cavanaugh 2004
  • Minoru Nagata 2004
  • George P. Wilson 2005
  • M. David Egan 2005
  • George C. Maling, Jr. 2012
  • William W. Lang* 2012

Life Members
Life members are individuals who no longer accept consulting work, and are retired or retiring Principals of a Firm Member that has been a Firm Member in good standing for at least ten years.

  • Ronald A. Darby 1996
  • David H. Kaye 1996
  • Douglas Muster* 1996
  • Lewis Bell 1997
  • Ken Eldred* 1997
  • Robin Towne* 1997
  • Vincent Salmon* 1998
  • David Harris 1999
  • David Keast 2001
  • John J. Van Houten 2001
  • George E. Winzer 2007
  • George W. Kamperman 2009
  • Tom Rose* 2009
  • Joseph W. Sullivan 2009
  • Kenneth B. Scott 2012
  • William J. Cavanaugh 2015

*deceased