Committees

All committees are as established in the bylaws (2014) of the society. The committee membership listed below is for 2013-2014.

Elizabeth Ann Bartholomew Award Committee

... shall consist of three members appointed for terms of three years, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year of her/his term. This award is presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves in professional and public service that advances our knowledge and appreciation of the world of plants and their scientific, cultural, and aesthetic values.  Each year the committee shall solicit nominations and select the recipient of the Elizabeth Ann Bartholomew Award.
Chair: Charlie Williams   E-mail: bartholomewaward2015@gmail.com

Finance Committee

... shall consist of the President-Elect, the Treasurer, and two additional members one of whom shall be the appointed Chair. The committee shall advise the Council on all matters regarding financial policies, commitments, and investments of the organization.
Chair: Joe Pollard

Nominating Committee

... shall consist of the Past President, the outgoing member of the Editorial Board, and one additional member.  The committee shall prepare nominations for each office vacancy for the ensuing term. One or more nominees shall be designated for the offices of Treasurer and Recording Secretary, and two or more nominees shall be offered for each one of the other office vacancies.
Chair: Wendy Zomlefer

Richard and Minnie Windler Award Committee

... shall consist of three members appointed by the President for three-year terms, with a member appointed annually and serving as Chair in the third year of her/his term.  One or more non-voting members may be appointed to the committee to serve in an advisory capacity. The recipient(s) of the Richard and Minnie Windler Award shall be the author(s) of the best systematic botany paper published the preceding year in Castanea. The committee shall select the recipient(s) and present the award at the annual meeting.
Chair: Brian Keener

Symposium Committee

... shall consist of a chair and two members. The chair shall be selected biannually by Council at its Spring meeting and shall be for a term of at least two years. The committee shall select and present to Council potential symposium topics and speakers for approval at the fall meeting. Symposia do not need to be proposed every year.
Chair: TBA

Earl Core Student Award Committee

... shall consist of three members selected by the president, each serving a three year term and staggered such that one new member is selected each year. The recipients of the award shall be selected from students who submit a research proposal. Both the student and their research advisor shall be members of the society. The committee shall select the recipient(s) of the Earl Core Award and present a monetary award at the annual meeting.
Chair: Rachel Schmidt Jabaily

This page updated 17 September 2014