The 33 founding members joined the Academy between April 8th and May 29th, 1997 and are listed in the order in which they joined.
Charter Members of the Academy
"Backbone" of the Academy
Listed in the order in which they joined the Academy.
Source: McDermott, R.J., & Glover, E.D. (2010). Formation and Early History of the American Academy of Health Behavior. American Journal of Health Behavior, 34(5), 563-572.