MSA Officers and Roster

Officers of the MSA are elected by our members. The election for the 2024-2025 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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      Timothy James, President (2024-2025) Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

      David Geiser, President-Elect (2024-2025) Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

      Marin Brewer, Vice President (2024-2025) Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

      Priscila Chaverri, Executive Vice President (2024-2027)  Department of Natural Sciences, Bowie State University, Bowie, MD

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

      Cathie Aime, Immediate Past President (2024-2025) Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

      Julia Kerrigan, Past President (2024-2025) Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

      Vinson Doyle, Councilor, Symbiosis & Pathology (2023-2025) Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

      Matt Kasson, Councilor, Symbiosis & Pathology (2024-2026) Department of Forest Pathology and Mycology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

      Adriana Corrales Osorio, Councilor, Ecology and Conservation (2023-2025) SPUN (Society for the Protection of Underground Networks) and Department of Natural Sciences, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia

      Posy Busby, Councilor, Ecology & Conservation(2024-2026) Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

      Sara Branco, Councilor, Genetics & Cell Biology (2023-2025) Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado – Denver, Denver, CO

      Sunny Liao, Councilor, Genetics & Cell Biology (2024-2026) Department of Soil, Water and Ecosystem Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

      Alija Mujic, Councilor, Systematics & Evolution, (2023-2025) Department of Biology, Fresno State University, Fresno, CA

      Jana U’Ren, Councilor, Systematics & Evolution, (2024-2026) Department of Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

      Abigail Neat, Student and Postdoc Section Chair (2023-2024) Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR