Annual Meetings Board

The mission of the Annual Meetings Board is to coordinate the planning of scientific programs offered by APS, including meetings, short courses and workshops from APS Committees, the APSnet Education Center, and other APS entities, and to plan and coordinate the technical sessions of the Annual Meeting.

Full NameOrganizationPositionTerm StartTerm EndMember Type
Paul EskerThe Pennsylvania State UniversityDirector8/8/20198/1/2025M189640
Niklaus GrunwaldUSDA ARSProgram Chair8/11/20228/12/2023M071895
Karen A. GarrettUniversity of FloridaProgram Vice-Chair8/11/20228/16/2023M028113
Kenneth FrostOregon State UniversityMember11/15/20228/1/2025M180498
Rubella S. GoswamiUSDA-NIFAMember10/1/20218/31/2024M181204
Denita HadziabdicUniversity of TennesseeMember10/1/20218/31/2024M243221
Alejandra I. HuertaNorth Carolina State UniversityMember8/8/20198/1/2025PD212191
Rebecca A. MelansonMississippi State UniversityMember11/1/20208/1/2023M204529
Sarah J. PethybridgeCornell UniversityMember11/1/20208/1/2023M100471
Abbie StackBayer Crop ScienceMember10/1/20218/31/2024M225000
Brantlee Spakes RichterUniversity of FloridaEx-Officio (non-voting)8/7/20218/1/2023M161661
Megan BoatmanThe American Phytopathological SocietyStaff Liaison8/10/2017 Z205692