THE MEMBERS OF THE ACADEMIE

The Members of the Academie are from various backgrounds and are in a position to further research into the history of the pipe and its uses. The Members consist of writers, journalists, museum curators, tobacco industry leaders, scientists and pipe collectors. Academicians have a lifetime membership and their number is restricted to a total of 30, no more than two per country.

AUSTRIA
Herbert RUPP
ITALY
J.M. Alberto PARONELLI
 
BELGIUM :
JEAN-LEO
Jacques CARO
JAPAN :
Barnabas T. SUZUKI
 
CZECH REPUBLIC :
Josef STANISLAV
NETHERLANDS
Don DUCO
Ron J. de HAAN
FRANCE
René DELON
SPAIN :
Carlos ARMERO
GERMANY :
Otto POLLNER
Rüdiger L. WILL  
SWITZERLAND :
Pierre G. MÜLLER
GREECE
Georges E. VANDALIS
  
UNITED KINGDOM :
J. Trevor BARTON
Jacques COLE
    UNITED STATES :
R. Carleton HACKER
Benjamin RAPAPORT

In addition there are Fellows  Members who are specialist authorities in their own field. Currently there are 30 of these in 12 different countries and their number is in no way limited.