Honorary Members

For the purpose of encouragement of active speleological activity and acknowledgement of different achievements and merits in exploring, study, protection of caves and development of speleology, the system of honorable titles and rewards institutes in the Ukrainian Speleological Association.

Honorary Titles and Rewards of the UkrSA

Honorary (lifelong) Member of the UkrSA is the highest reward of the Association - for the salient contribution to the development of speleology and the exceptional services to the UkrSA. Not more than 2 persons are awarded yearly.

Rewarding is produced according to the proposal of any member of the Presidium, or according to the idea of a special committee, created by the Presidium for the purpose of the candidate selection. Proposals on the rewarding can be advanced by any member of the UkrSA or by primary organization, and directed to the Presidium or to the special committee.

The Ukrainian Speleological Association conducts and yearly publishes Gallery of Honor, where all the persons and organizations, which received the UkrSA rewards, are recorded.

1992

Viktor Dubljanskii, Perm

Scheltens John P., USA

1994

Volodymyr Radzievskii, Ternopil

Miron Savchin, Lviv

1995

Volodymyr Kiselev, Moscow

Halliday Wiliam., USA

1998

Oleksandr Klimchuk, Kiyv

1999

Nellie Ostjanova, Lviv

2001

Oleksandr Kozlov, Simferopol

Iuzef Zimels, Ternopil

Natalia Yablokova, Kiyv

2003

Iurii Кasian , Kiyv

Tamara Krapivnikova, Kiyv

2012

Valerii Rogozhnikov, USA

Pronin К.К., Odesa

2015

Pantyukhyn H.S., Symferopol'

Kuprich P.P., Chernivtsi

2018

Bogdan Ridush, Chernivtsi