Richard Dahlberg served on the International Cartographic Association Standing Commission on Education and Training from 1972 until his unexpected death in late 1996. He actively participated in, and led many working sessions of the Commission and authored 18 papers on cartographic education which he presented at ICA sponsored conferences and seminars. Professor Dahlberg’s continued service to cartographic education is illustrated by the 35 or more papers on cartographic education in the United States and the World which he authored and presented over a period of 30 years. Within the United States, Richard Dahlberg served as President of both the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping and the Cartographic and Geographic Information Society, and also edited the journal The American Cartographer.
The Executive Committee of the International Cartographic Association, by virtue of the power vested in it by the statutes and by-laws, hereby elects Richard Dahlberg as an Honorary Fellow in recognition of his outstanding organizational, educational and scholarly contributions to International Cartography.