• North American Mycological Association

    Promoting, pursuing and advancing mycology

  • Asociación Micológica de América del Norte

    Perseguir y hacer avanzar la micología

  • Association Mycologique d'Amérique du Nord

    Poursuivre et faire progresser la mycologie

NAMA Officers

  • Trent Blizzard, President
  • Dave Layton, First Vice President
  • Laura Juszczak, Second Vice President
  • Howard Goltz, Secretary
  • Bruch Reed, Chief Operating Officer
  • Melodie Gates, Treasurer/Finance Chair
  • Barbara Ching, Past President

Executive Committee

  • Trent Blizzard
  • Barbara Ching
  • Bruch Reed
  • Dave Layton
  • Laura Juszczak
  • Howard Goltz
  • Melodie Gates
  • Alisha Millican (At-large Trustee)
  • Carlos Harjes (At-large Trustee)
  • John Plischke III (At-large Trustee)

Institutional Trustees

Awards

  • John Lamprecht, Chair
  • Members: Past recipients of Award for Contributions to Amateur Mycology and past recipients of the Elsie and Harry Knighton Service Award.
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Culinary Arts

  • Julie Schreiber, Chair
  • Jess Starwood
  • Eugenia Bone
  • Zachary Mazi
  • Kayla Sulak
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Cultivation

  • Tavis Lynch, Chair
  • Milton Tam
  • Amber North
  • Matt Wanasek
  • Nicholas Sciolino
  • Charlie Aller
  • Julian DiCaprio
  • Mike Snyder
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Education

  • Marie Kopin, Chair
  • Ophelia Barizo
  • Eva Gordon
  • David Lohndorf
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Finance

  • Melodie Gates, Chair
  • Alan LaRue
  • Angelica Miller
  • Ex officio member: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Foray

  • Sam Landes, Chair
  • Bruce Boyer
  • Gary Gilbert
  • Jay Justice
  • Maxine Stone
  • Jon Sommer
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Marketing

  • Kathy Yerich, Chair
  • Kristen Blizzard
  • Adam Cohen
  • Melodie Gates
  • Melissa Perry-Klotka
  • Julie Case
  • Rose Tursi
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Medicinal Mushrooms

  • John Michelotti, Chair
  • Robert Rodgers
  • Denis Benjamin
  • David Walde
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Nominating Committee

  • Laura Juszczak, Chair
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Toxicology Committee

  • Michael W. Beug, PhD, Chair
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

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

Visual Arts
Includes former Dyeing and Papermaking, and Photography committees

  • Rose Tursi, Chair
  • Marion Richards
  • Theresa Kenney
  • Kristen Blizzard
  • Melissa Klotka
  • Liz Weinstein
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Voucher Collection Project

  • Andrew Wilson, Chair, Denver Botanic Garden liaison
  • Patrick Leacock, Voucher Coordinator, Field Museum Liaison
  • Adele Mehta, Foray Recorder
  • Cathy Cripps
  • David Lewis
  • Gregory Mueller
  • Bruch Reed
  • Wyatt Gaswick
  • Olivia Filialuna
  • Else Vellinga
  • Alisha Millican
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer

Website

  • Derek Zeller, Chair
  • Kristen Blizzard
  • Jarred Gammel
  • Elliot Marr
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Chief Operating Officer
 

The President and Chief Operating Officer are ex-officio members of all committees except Nominating and Awards.

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