The Society for Economic Botany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

Society Officers


         
President:
Mark Nesbitt
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Richmond, United Kingdom

 

President-Elect:
Nanci Ross
Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa

  Past-President: 
Sunshine Brosi
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD

         
         

Secretary:
Robbie Hart
Missouri Botanical Garden
St. Louis, Missouri

 

Treasurer:
Wendy Applequist
Missouri Botanical Garden
St. Louis, Missouri

   
         

PAST PRESIDENTS (listed by first year of office):
ERNEST GUENTHER (1959), C.O. ERLANSON (1961), PAUL C. MANGELSDORF (1962), S. MORRIS KUPCHAN (1963), IVAN A. WOLFF (1964), EDGAR ANDERSON (1965), ALBERT F. HILL (1966), OTTO FRANKEL (1967), THOMAS W. WHITAKER (1968), ROBERT F. RAFFAUF (1969), GEORGE H.M. LAWRENCE (1970), R. GORDON WASSON (1971), MAYNARD W. QUIMBY (1972), HOWARD S. GENTRY (1973), MONROE E. WALL (1974), WALTER H. HODGE (1975), NORMAN DOORENBOS (1976), CHARLES B. HEISER (1978), C. EARLE SMITH, JR. (1979), JOHN H. BEAMAN (1980), HARRY H. FONG (1981), ABRAHAM D. KRIKORIAN (1982), W. HARDY ESHBAUGH (1983), GARRISON WILKES (1984), SUSAN VERHOEK (1985), GREGORY J. ANDERSON (1986), LAWRENCE KAPLAN (1987), PAUL A. FRYXELL (1988), DAVID M. BATES (1989), WALTER LEWIS (1990), <A. DOUGLAS KINGHORN (1991), MICHAEL J. BALICK (1992), JEAN H. LANGENHEIM (1993), PAUL ALAN COX (1994), RICHARD I. FORD (1995), GHILLEAN T. PRANCE (1996), JAN SALICK (1997), GAIL E. WAGNER(1998), BERYL SIMPSON (1999), BARBARA PICKERSGILL (2000), BRIAN M. BOOM (2001), GARY MARTIN (2002), TIMOTHY JOHNS (2003), BRAD BENNETT (2004), DAVID L. LENTZ (2005), WILL MCCLATCHEY (2006), JOHN RASHFORD (2007), JIM MILLER (2008), EVE EMSHWILLER (2009), MARY EUBANKS (2010), RAINER BUSSMANN (2011), GAIL WAGNER (2012), ROBERT BYE (2013), RICK STEPP (2014), Cassandra Quave (2015), Steve Casper (2016) Gayle Fritz (2017), Sunshine Brosi (2018)

Past-Secretaries
Nanci Ross, 2017-2019, Sunshine Brosi, 2014-2016, Heather McMillen, 2011-2013, Heather McMillen, 2008-2010, Michael B. Thomas, 2006-2008, Will McClatchey, 2004-2006, David Lentz, 2002-2004, James Miller, 1999-2001, Brian M. Boom, 1996-1999, Lucille N. Kaplan, 1993-1996, Deborah M. Pearsall, 1991-1993, Gail E. Wagner, 1987-1990, A. Douglas Kinghorn, 1984-1987, Gregory J. Anderson, 1981-1984, W. Hardy Eshbaugh, 1978-1981

Past-Treasurers
Sy Sohmer, 2011-2014, Sy Shomer, 2008-2010, Diane Ragone, 2004-2007, Julia Kornegay, 2001-2003, John Rashford, 1997-2000, Don Ugent, 1991-1996, William Louis Stern, 1989-1991, Edward M. Croom, Jr., 1985-1988, Elisabeth S. Sheldon, 1982-1985, Edward S. Mika (1977-1981)