Constitution and By-Laws

Executive Board

2021-2022

President:  Nahla Bassil
1st Vice-President:  Ksenija Gasic
2nd Vice-President: Patrick Conner
Past President: Marvin Pritts
Secretary: Lisa Wasko DeVetter
Treasurer:  Amaya Atucha
Resident Agent:  Wes Autio (Massachusetts)
Editor of The Journal of the American Pomological Society:  Rich Marini
At Large Members:

  • Tom Kon (2019-2022)
  • Mercy Olmstead (2020-2023)

Advisory Committee

2019-2022

  • Jill Bushakra (USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR)
  • Essie Fallahi (University of Idaho, Parma, ID)
  • Megan Muehlbauer (Rutgers University Extension, Flemington, NJ)
  • Mike Parker (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC)
  • Shengrui Yao (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM)

2020-2023

  • Patrick Byers (University of Missouri, Columbia, MO)
  • Michael Dossett (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, BC, Canada)
  • Anne Plotto (USDA-ARS, Fort Pierce, FL)
  • Edgar Vinson (Auburn University, Auburn, AL)
  • Dan Ward (Rutgers University, Bridgeton, NJ)

2021-2024

  • Jayesh Samtani (Virginia Techn, Virginia Beach, VA)
  • David Trinka (Michigan Blueberry Growers Association)
  • Shawn Mehlenbacher (Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR)
  • Macarena Farcuh (University of Maryland, College Park, MD)
  • Gurreet Brar (Fresno State University, Fresno, CA)

Chairs of Standing Committees

Editorial Board Membership Nominations
Penny Perkins-Veazie Marvin Pritts Marvin Pritts
Wilder Medal Awards Chad Finn Ambassador Award U.P. Hedrick Award
Brent Black Gina Fernandez Essie Fallahi
Shepard Award Registration of Fruit and Nut Cultivars Website Chair
Fumi Takeda Ksenija Gasic Mercy Olmstead