Article VIII. Sections, Committees, and Conduct of Association Business

Section 1. Groups of members with common interests may request Section status through petition of the Executive Committee. Requests approved by the Executive Committee shall be submitted for ratification by the membership at the Annual Business Meeting. Sections shall elect a Chair and other leadership as necessary. Chairs shall submit a written annual report to the Executive Committee and present an oral report at the Annual Business Meeting. Any financial matters of the Sections shall be maintained separately from The Association.

» Breeding & Genetics

» Certification

» Extension, Production & Management

» Physiology

» Plant Protection

» Utilization & Marketing

*In 2011, Sections Extension & Production & Management merged and became “Extension, Production & Management Section”