John Morris Receives CHI Lifetime Service Award
Scooter has worked tirelessly for SIGCHI and the CHI conferences since he was the first AV chair (ever) at CHI '85. Since then, he has served on CHI conference committees (including panels for CHI 90), was co-chair for CHI '92, and has served on the Conference Planning Committee (CPC) and its successor the Conference Management Committee (CMC). He served as CMC liaison to CHI '95 and CHI '97, conference advisor for CHI 2004, and has also been in charge of computing and technical support for both CHI 2000 and CHI 2004. He is currently on the ACM Council. Scooter is currently the Executive Director of the Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics (RBVI) at the University of California, San Francisco, which develops software tools and websites to support the analysis and visualization of a variety of complex biological problems and interactions.