NAMA

NAMA Officers

  • Barbara Ching, President
  • Salma St. John, First Vice President
  • Connie Durnan, Second Vice President
  • Howard Goltz, Secretary
  • Bruch Reed, Executive Secretary
  • Melodies Gates, Treasurer
  • Christy Ecsedy , Membership Secretary 
  • David Rust, Past President

Executive Committee

  • Barbara Ching
  • Salma St. John
  • Connie Durnan
  • Howard Goltz
  • Melodie Gates
  • Christy Ecsedy
  • David Rust
  • Bruch Reed
  • Cici Tompkins
  • Bill Bynum
  • Angelica Miller

Institutional Trustees

    Arts and Graphics

    • Rose Tursi, Chair
    • Martha Gottlieb
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and Nama Executive Secretary
       

    Awards

    • Walt Sturgeon, Chair
    • Members: Past recipients of Award for Contributions to Amateur Mycology

    Cultivation

    • Chair (vacant)
    • Tradd Cotter 
    • John Plischke III
    • Milton Tam
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and Nama Executive Secretary
       

    Dyeing and Papermaking

    • Susan Hopkins, Chair
    • Dorothy Beebee
    • Cheryl Dawson
    • Noel Dingman
    • Kenton Olson
    • Patricia Olson
    • Ursula Pohl
    • Carlene Skeffington
    • Dorothy Smullen
    • Melanie and Viola Spock
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and Nama Executive Secretary
       

    Editorial and Literature 

    • Michael Beug, Chair
    • David Rust
    • Laura Juszczak, McIlvainea Editor
    • Karen Monger,  Mycophile Editor
    • Steve Trudell (Literature)
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and Nama Executive Secretary
       

    Education

    • Marie Kopin, Chair
    • Ophelia Barzio
    • Danny Miller
    • Suede Mobley
    • Maxine Stone
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and Nama Executive Secretary
       

    Finance

    • Melodie Gates, Chair
    • Ike Forester
    • Angelica Miller
    • Ex officio member: NAMA President and NAMA  Executive Secretary
       

    Forays

    • Sam Landes, Chair
    • Bruce Boyer
    • Gary Gilbert
    • Jay Justice
    • Maxine Stone
    • Allein Stanley
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA  Executive Secretary
       

    Marketing

    • Kathy Yerich, Chair
    • Jennifer Knox
    • Martin Huss
    • Milton Tam
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Executive Secretary
       

    Medicinal Mushrooms

    • Dianna Smith, Chair
    • Denis Benjamin
    • Nik Money
    • David Walde
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Executive Secretary

    Mycoflora Project

    • Chair (vacant)
    • Michael Beug
    • Joshua Birkebak
    • Tom Bruns
    • Joe Cohen
    • Patrick Leacock
    • Martin Livezey
    • Adele Mehta
    • Richard Jacob
    • Bill Sheehan
    • Christian Schwarz
    • Else Vellinga
    • Tom Volk
    • Nathan Wilson
    • La Monte Yarroll
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Executive Secretary
       

    Mycophagy

    • Ursula Pohl, Chair
    • Ike Forester
    • Becky Phillips
    • Carlene Skeffington
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Executive Secretary
       

    Photography

    • John Plishke III, Chair
    • Martin Osis
    • Bill Roody
    • Rob Simpson
    • Steve Trudell
    • Nathan Wilson
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA  Executive Secretary
       
    • Photo Contest Director: John Plischke III

    Toxicology Committee

    Michael W. Beug, PhD, Chair

    See toxicology identifiers: http://www.namyco.org/mushroom_poisoning_identifiers.php

    Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA  Executive Secretary
     

    Voucher Collection

    • Pat Leacock, Chair, Field Museum Liaison
    • Andy Wilson, Voucher Coordinator
    • Adele Mehta, Foray Recorder
    • Joseph Cohen
    • Cathy Cripps
    • David Lewis
    • Martin Livezey
    • Gregory Mueller
    • Allein Stanley
    • Bruch Reed
    • Wyatt Gaswick
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA  Executive Secretary
       

    Website

    • Open, Chair
    • Steve Trudell
    • Tom Volk
    • David Wallis
    • Nathan Wilson
    • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA  Executive Secretary
       

    The President and Executive Secretary are ex-officio members of all committees except Nominating and Awards.

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