MSA Officers and Roster

Officers of the MSA are elected by our members. The election for the 2021-2022 year has been completed.

Please consult the full listings below for current and past elected officers and their contact information. The Roster includes elected officers plus all other MSA appointments. This information is restricted to MSA members only. If you are a non-member, you may view the list of Officers below without their contact information.

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      Julia Kerrigan, President (2022-2023) Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

      M. Catherine Aime, President-Elect (2022-2023) Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

      Timothy James, Vice President (2022-2023) Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

      Emily Cantonwine, Executive Vice President (2021-2024)  Department of Biology, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

      Heather Hallen-Adams, Treasurer (2022-2025) Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

      A. Elizabeth Arnold (Betsy), Immediate Past President (2022-2023) School of Plant Sciences / Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ

      Marc A. Cubeta, Past President (2022-2023) Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Center for Integrated Fungal Research, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

      Tanya Cheeke, Councilor, Ecology & Conservation (2021-2023) School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Richland, WA

      Jessie Uehling, Councilor, Systematics & Evolution (2021-2023) Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97333

      Antonis Rokas, Councilor, Genetics & Cell Biology (2021-2023) Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235

      Marisol Sánchez-García, Councilor, Symbiosis & Pathology (2021-2023) Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

      Rachel Koch, Councilor, Symbiosis & Pathology (2022-2024) U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Foreign Disease – Weed Science Research Unit, Fort Detrick, MD

      Michelle Jusino, Councilor, Ecology & Conservation (2022-2024) U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Center for Forest Mycology Research, Madison, WI

      Yan Wang, Councilor, Genetics & Cell Biology (2022-2024) Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

      Catalina Salgado-Salazar, Councilor, Systematics & Evolution, (2022-2024) U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Mycology and Nematology Genetic Diversity and Biology Laboratory, Beltsville, MD