Constitution and By-Laws

Executive Board


President:  Michele Warmund
1st Vice-President:  Marvin Pritts
2nd Vice-President: Nahla Bassil
Past President: Peter Hirst
Secretary: Todd Einhorn
Treasurer:  Ed Hellman
Resident Agent:  Wes Autio (Massachusetts)
Editor of The Journal of the American Pomological Society:  Rich Marini
At Large Members:

  • Amaya Atucha (2014-2017)
  • Dario Chavez (2015-2018)
  • Emily Hoover (2016-2019)

Advisory Committee


  • David Karp (UC-Riverside, CA)
  • Clive Kaiser (Oregon State University Extension, Milton-Freewater, OR)
  • Greg Peck (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Winchester, VA)
  • Jim Olmstead (University of Florida, Gainesville, FL)
  • Desmond Layne (Washington State University, Wenatchee, WA)


  • Lee Kalcsits (Washington State University, Wenatchee, WA)
  • Patrick Conner (University of Georgia, Tifton, GA)
  • Lisa Wasko DeVetter (Washington State University, Mt. Vernon, WA)
  • Richard Heerema (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM)
  • Open position


  • Renae Moran (University of Maine, Orono, ME)
  • Elena Garcia (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR)
  • Shengrui Yao (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM)
  • Mark Ehlenfeldt (USDA-ARS, Chatsworth, NJ)
  • David Bryla (USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR)

Chairs of Standing Committees

Editorial Board Shepard Award Membership
P. Perkins-Veazie F. Takeda K. Pomper
Wilder Medal Awards Nominations U.P. Hedrick Award
J. Clark K. Pomper E. Fallahi
Registration of Fruit and Nut Cultivars Website Chair
K. Gasic and J. Preece Mercy Olmstead