Botanical Society Committees & Committee Officers for 2012 - 2013

Standing Committees:

BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES (6 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Richard Olmstead (2017), President Elect, Chair, ex officio
  • J. Chris Pires (2015)
  • George Weiblen (2015)
  • Scott Russell (2016)
  • Liz Zimmer (2016)
  • Carrie Wu (2017)
  • Eric Bishop von Wettberg (2017)
  • Marian Chau, (2015-two year term following rotation off of Board as Student Representative)
  • Andrea Wolfe (2015), Secretary, ex officio

Other Committees:

ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM COMMITTEE
  • Amy Litt (2017), Program Director (Chair)
  • Julia Nowak (2015), Student Representative
  • Program Organizer of each Section
  • Chair, Local Organizing Committee
  • Representatives of Other Societies meeting with BSA
COMMITTEE ON HUMAN DIVERSITY
  • Brenda Molano-Flores, (2016) Chair
  • Anna Monfils (2015)
  • Juan Zalapa (2015)
  • Ann Sakai (2016)
  • Jim Cohen (2017)
  • Stacey Smith (2017)
  • Lavanya Challagundla, Student Representative (2014)
  • Amy Litt (2017), Program Director, ex officio
  • Tom Ranker (2016), President, ex officio
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
CORRESPONDING MEMBERS COMMITTEE (Past Presidents)
  • Pamela Diggle (2017), Past President, Chair, ex officio
  • Elizabeth Kellogg (2016)
  • Steve Weller (2015)
DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
  • Joseph Armstrong (2017), At-Large Director - Development, Chair
  • Gregory Anderson
  • Joe Armstrong
  • Janice Coons
  • W. Hardy Eshbaugh
  • Ann Hirsch
  • Phil Lintilhac
  • Amy Litt
  • Chris Piers
  • Peter Raven
  • James Seago
  • Edward Schneider
  • Bill Stern
  • Dennis Stevenson
  • Birgit Spears, Development Director, ex officio
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
EDUCATION COMMITTEE (6 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Phil Gibson, Chair (2015)
  • Elisabeth Schussler (2015)
  • Suzann Koptur (2016)
  • David Baum (2016)
  • Paul Wolf (2017)
  • Alan Bowsher, BSA Student Representative (2015)
  • Pamela Diggle (2015), President, ex officio
  • Andrea Wolfe (2015), Secretary, ex officio
  • Marsh Sundberg (2015), At-Large Director - Education and Editor of the Plant Science Bulletin, ex officio
  • Catrina Adams, BSA Education Director, ex officio
ELECTION COMMITTEE (3 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Pamela Diggle (2015), Past President, Chair, ex officio
  • Lena Hileman (2015)
  • Brenda Casper (2016)
  • Dianella Howarth (2017)
  • Andrea Wolfe (2015), Secretary, ex officio
FINANCE COMMITTEE (3 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Darleen DeMason (2017), (Chair)
  • Kristina Schierenbeck (2015)
  • Richard McCourt (2016)
  • Erin Fujimoto, Student Representative (2017)
  • Joe Williams (2016), Treasurer, ex officio
INVESTMENT COMMITTEE (3 members; 3 year terms)
  • Harry T. Horner (2017), (Chair)
  • Jon Giddens Student Representative (2015)
  • Russell Chapman (2015)
  • Larry Hufford (2016)
  • Karl Niklas (2017)
  • Tom Ranker (2016), President, ex officio
  • Joe Williams (2016), Treasurer, ex officio
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE
  • Marian Chau (2017), Co-Chair
  • Morgan Gostel (2017), Co-Chair
  • James Cohen (2015)
  • Krissa Skogen (2016)
  • Benjamin Blackman (2016)
  • Nicholas Tippery (2017)
  • Kathryn LeCroy (2017)
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE (3 year terms)
  • Mitch Cruzan (2015), Chair
  • Michele Dudash (2016)
  • Richard McCourt (2017)
  • Allison Miller (2017)
  • Sarah Wyatt (2017)
  • Rachel Germain Student Representative (2015)
  • Sean Graham, BSA Director at large - Publications, ex officio (2016)
  • Judy Jernstedt, Editor, AJB, ex officio
  • Pamela Diggle, Incoming Editor, AJB, ex officio
  • Theresa Culley, Editor, APPS, ex officio
  • Marshall Sundberg, Editor, PSB, ex officio
  • Mackenzie Taylor, Incoming Editor, PSB, ex officio
  • Amy McPherson, AJB Managing Editor, ex officio
  • Richard Hund, AJB Production Editor, ex officio
  • Beth Parada, APPS Managing Editor, ex officio
TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE (5 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Chris Martine (2015), Chair
  • Mike Moore (2015)
  • David Tank (2016)
  • Norm Wickett (2017)
  • Alice Butler Student Representative (2016)
  • Rob Brandt, BSA Manager Technology Development, ex offico
MERIT AWARDS COMMITTEE (6 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Pam Soltis (2015), Chair
  • Allison Snow (2015)
  • Pat Gensel (2016)
  • Norm Ellstrand (2016)
  • Susana Magallon (2017)
  • Jill Miller (2017)
  • Tom Ranker (2015), President, ex officio
BSA GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH AWARD COMMITTEE (INCLUDING THE J.S. KARLING AWARD) (9 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Gabriel Johnson (2015), Chair
  • Monica Carlsen (2015)
  • Amy Parachnowitsch (2015)
  • Mauricio Diazgranados (2016)
  • Megan Peterson (2016)
  • Mark Fishbein (2016)
  • Nico Cellinese (2017)
  • Melissa Islam (2017)
  • Liz Zimmer (2017)
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
CHEADLE AWARD COMMITTEE (3 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Amy Litt (2016) Chair as Chair of D&S Section
  • Carrie Wu (2015)
  • Jocelyn Hall (2016)
  • Donovan Bailey (2017)
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
DARBAKER PRIZE COMMITTEE (3 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • In partnership with the Phycological Society of America
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
ESAU AWARD COMMITTEE (3 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Jessica Budke (2015), Chair
  • Chelsea Specht (2016)
  • Kark Niklas (2017)
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
DONALD R. KAPLAN MEMORIAL LECTURE COMMITTEE (3 appointed members; 3 year terms "once established-2013")
  • Dennis Stevenson (2017), Chair
  • Cindi Jones (2015)
  • Chelsea Specht (2016)
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
MOSELEY AWARD COMMITTEE (3 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Veronic Di Stilio (2015), Chair
  • Clinton Whipple (2016)
  • James Boyer (2017)
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
PELTON AWARD COMMITTEE (3 appointed members; 3 year terms)
  • Joe Williams (2016), Chair
  • Peter Endress (2015)
  • Jill Preston (2017)
  • Andrew Doust (2017)
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio
International Affairs Committee
  • Mark Mort (2015), Chair
  • Tom Rost (2016)
  • Allison Miller (2017)
  • Mark Beilstein (2017)
  • Bill Dahl, Executive Director, ex officio

Publications of the Society:

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY

APPLICATIONS IN PLANT SCIENCES

PLANT SCIENCE BULLETIN


Representatives to Various Organizations:

AAAS COUNCIL AIBS COUNCIL ANNUAL INCORPORATION, STATE OF CONNECTICUT COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY PRESIDENTS

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