As we approach the half way mark of 2016 there are some upcoming events to look forward to.
National AAPSE Workshop
The AAPSE National Workshop will be held September 7-9, 2016 in Roanoke, Virginia at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. Registration details and agenda will be posted on-AAPSE website and list serve mid-June.
The By-law Committee has finalized the incorporation of the membership changes. The updated By-laws have been posted on the website.
Update on Committee Chair Status
Betsy Buffington, Iowa State University Extension Program Specialist, agreed to chair the Committee on Committees to ensure that AAPSE business runs without pause.
Carol Black, Washington State Extension Specialist, and Sherman Takatori, Idaho State Department of Agriculture Program Manager, have agreed to co-chair the AAPSE Awards Committee and are busy preparing to solicit nominations for award recipients at the upcoming AAPSE National Workshop.
Rebecca Maguire, Washington State Extension Coordinator, has agreed to chair the Professional Development Committee (PD) to and help with the planning of the upcoming workshop.
Many thanks to Mike Helms, New York Extension Support Specialist and Fred Whitford, Purdue Pesticide Programs Director, for their many years of outstanding service as chair and members of the PD Committee.
Respectfully, Don L. Renchie, Ph.D. AAPSE President