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​​​​Here to Serve You—APS Staff Contacts

APS staff values you as a member and wants to provide the best service, products, and programs possible. The following list offers a quick reference for most areas you may need assistance with; when in doubt, call the general number. Office hours are 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CST (13:00 to 20:30 GMT/UTC), Monday through Thursday​, but you can leave a voicemail or e-mail message anytime. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please note that the best way to contact a staff member is through the Contact Us form. Using this form will get your communication to a staff member.

General Information

Phone: +1.651.454.7250
Fax: +1.651.454.0766

The American Phytopathological Society
3285 Northwood Circle
Ste. 100
St. Paul, MN 55121 U.S.A.


CEO Amy Hope +1.651.994.3827
VP of Operations Carol Ericson +1.651.994.3813
​VP of Finance
​Laura McGrady
Kim Flanegan +1.651.994.3826
VP of ​Publications Greg Grahek +1.651.994.3941
Board Relations, Foundation,
Awards, Nominations, Leadership​
Linda Schmitt +1.651.994.3828
VP of IT Erik Uner +1.651.994.3836


Program, Content Strategy
Megan Boatman +1.651.994.3809
Emma Nygren
Registration, Abstracts
Tori Clark +1.651.994.3854
Exhibits, Sponsorships Brianna Plank +1.651.994.3819
​Bryan Mowry

Membership & Communications

​​Member Experience and Membership Manager
​Dominika Kuzlak-Swanson
Membership Dues/Subscriptions &
Committee Rosters
Cindy Scheller +1.651.994.3808
Phytopathology News Jordana Anker +1.651.994.3866
News Capsule, Homepage Announcements Emma Nygren +1.651.994.3860


APS PRESS Orders, and PDMR Subscriptions Dawn Wuest +1.651.994.3838
Grow Focus-On Webcast Submissions Sue Freese +1.651.994.3875
Sponsorship/Advertising/Sales Brianna Plank +1.651.994.3819
APS Journal Submissions Carol Duling +1.651.994.3869
PDMR Submissions Brian Simdars +1.651.994.3849

APS Leadership