The Divisional Forum (DF) exists to facilitate discussion of disciplinary and membership issues of particular relevance to APS Divisions, and to represent those issues before Council. DF promotes interaction among Divisions to disucss challenges facing the discipline of plant pathology at the regional level, and by facilitating meetings among divisions or with other relevant groups. DF seeks to attract and engage students and early career professionals, and to increase membership in APS thorugh divisional activities and leadership opportunities. Read more in the Manual of Operations
The APS Divisional Forum met in Ithaca, New York during the 2016 Northeastern Division Meeting. Pictured from left to right are Albert Culbreath, Southern DF Rep;Ashok Chanda, North Central DF Rep, Natalie Goldberg, Pacific DF Rep, Jay Pscheidt, Divisional Councilor, Nicole Donofrio, DF Chair and Potomac DF Rep; Ronald (Ron) French-Monar, Interim Caribbean DF Rep, and Jim LaMondia, Northeastern DF Rep.
Attention Division Officers! On the Division Resources Site, you will find guidance in planning your division meeting, and learn how the Divisional Forum can connect your division with the leadership and council of APS.