The mission of the APS 2026 Professional Development Forum is to coordinate activities related to engagement, membership and professional development of students and early- to mid- career professionals in APS. The forum promotes interaction and collaboration between its member groups, all of which serve the ‘Next Generation’ of plant pathology professionals. The anticipated outcomes of this forum are a more coordinated, effective, and strategic offering of society activities related to the target audience and an enhanced value of contributions by APS volunteers. The forum will provide an annual report of its activities to APS Council.
Membership on the forum will include:
Additional forum representatives may be added as groups serving the target audience are added to the society.
General Responsibilities of the Forum Chair
General Responsibilities of Forum Representatives
Approved and initiated by Council, 9/15/2016.