NAMA

NAMA Officers

  • Barbara Ching, President
  • First Vice President (vacant)
  • Laura Juszczak, Second Vice President
  • Howard Goltz, Secretary
  • Bruch Reed, Executive Secretary
  • Melodie Gates, Treasurer/Finance Chair
  • Ryan Taylor, Membership Director 
  • David Rust, President Emeritus

Executive Committee

  • Barbara Ching
  • Laura Juszczak
  • Howard Goltz
  • Melodie Gates
  • David Rust
  • Bruch Reed
  • Cici Tompkins
  • Carlos Harjes
  • John Plischke

Institutional Trustees

Visual Arts*
*(has subsumed Dyeing and Papermaking, Photography)

  • Rose Tursi, Chair
  • Martha Gottlieb
  • Marion Richards
  • Theresa Kenney
  • Melissa Klotka
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Executive Secretary

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.

Cultivation

  • Chair (vacant)
  • John Plischke III
  • Milton Tam
  • 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
  • Alan LaRue
  • Angelica Miller
  • Ex officio member: NAMA President and NAMA Executive Secretary

Foray

  • Sam Landes, Chair
  • Bruce Boyer
  • Gary Gilbert
  • Jay Justice
  • Maxine Stone
  • Allein Stanley
  • Jon Sommer
  • 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

Mycophagy

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

Toxicology Committee

  • Michael W. Beug, PhD, Chair
  • Ex officio members: NAMA President and NAMA Executive Secretary

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

Voucher Collection Project

  • Andrew Wilson, Chair, Denver Botanic Garden liaison
  • Patrick Leacock, Voucher Coordinator, Field Museum Liaison
  • 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

  • Jane Onorati, Chair
  • David Rust
  • David Wallis
  • 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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