The Biomaterials Award for Service is presented to an individual, corporate or government entity who has provided significant service to the Society, by establishing, developing, maintaining and promoting its objectives and goals. Dr. Jones has provided extraordinary service to the Society, not only in her active duty roles, but also as an advisor to many presidents, members and students. She has served on Council, in various capacities since 2000 and on the Board since 2002. Dr. Jones has been the representative to the International Union of Societies Biomaterials Science and Engineering, elected to serve from 2012-2016. Dr. Jones has been an active reviewer of manuscripts for a number of biomaterials journals including serving on the editorial board of the JBMR. She was SIG Chair representative to Council from 2000-2002 and again in 2007-2008. She has maintained an active role in the Biomaterials Tissue Interactive SIG and the Orthopedics and Education SIGs. She has served on the Awards, Ceremonies and Nominations Committee twice as well as being its chair in 2012-2013. She has served on various committees of the Society since 1999 including the Program, Meetings, Long Range Planning, Bylaws, Membership, Education and Professional Development and Finance Committees. She served as Program Chair, Secretary/Treasurer, as well as President. She is currently a member of the President's advisory Committee.