Constitution and By-Laws

Executive Board

2021-2022

President:  Ksenija Gasic
1st Vice-President:  Patrick Conner
2nd Vice-President: Mercy Olmstead
Past President: Nahla Bassil
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 (2019-2023)
  • David Karp (2022-202)
  • Gina Fernandez (2021 – 2024)

Advisory Committee

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 Tech, 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)

2022-2025

  • Megan Muehlbauer (Rutgers, New Jersey)
  • Clare Luby (USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR)
  • Lauri Reinhold (USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR)
  • Shengrui Yao (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM)
  • Anna Wallis (Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI)

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