Committee Description Chair Member(s)
Constitution & Bylaws MIKE THORNTON
Vice President Supr SW ID REC
Univ ID, Parma REC
29603 U of I
Parma, ID 83660 USA
Phone: 208-722-6701 x211
Fax: 208-722-6708
E-mail: miket@uidaho.edu
Editorial Board JOHN BAMBERG
Editor-in-Chief
USDA-ARS: US Potato Genebank
NRSP 6
4312 Highway 42
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 USA
Phone: 920-743-5406
Fax: 920-743-1080
E-mail:
john.bamberg@ars.usda.gov
Jeanne Debons (Cover Photo) Hector Lozoya-Saldana (Spanish Translator)
Chuck Brown (B&G)
Rodney Cooper (Entomology)
Rob Davidson (Plant Protection)
Samuel Essah (Prod & Mgmt)
Gina Greenway (Econ)
Shelley Jansky (Invited Reviews)
(TBA) (Mole Plant Prot)
Hassan Mojtahedi (Plant Protection)
Roy Navarre
(Physiology)
Rich Novy (Cultivar Desc)
Silvia Rondon (Entomology)
Martin Scanlon (Utilization)
Michele Konschuh
(Prod & Mgmt)
Shelley Jansky (Invited Reviews)
Jeff Suttle (Physiology)
Endowment Fund PHIL NOLTE, Chair
Idaho Falls REC, Univ ID, Dept PSES
1776 Science Center Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83402-1575  USA
Phone: 208-529-8376
Fax: 208-522-2954
E-mail: pnolte@uidaho.edu
Rob Davidson
Larry Hiller
Sarah McPartland-Good UMF
Alexander Pavlista
Mike Thornton
Executive Committee ANDY JENSEN – President 2015 Washington State Potato Commission
108 Interlake Road
Moses Lake, WA 98837 USA
Phone: 509-765-8845
Fax: 509-765-4853
E-mail:
ajensen@potatoes.com
          ~ OR ~
Mgr, NW Potato Research Consortium
4032 N Ballantyne Lane
Eagle, ID 83616 USA
Home Office: 208-939-9965
Cell: 509-760-4859
E-mail: ajensen@potatoes.com
Web:
http://www.nwpotatoresearch.com
Loretta Mikitzel – P-E
Mike Thornton – V-P
Carrie Huffman Wohleb – Sec
Larry Hiller – Treasurer
Nora Olsen – PP
Alexander Pavlista – FC
Shelley Jansky – Dir 2015
Rich Novy – Dir 2015
Samuel Essah – Dir 2016
Amy Charkowski – Dir 2017
Asunta ‘Susie’ Thompson – Dir 2017
John Bamberg – Editor-in-Chief
Lori Wing – Administrator/
Membership Secretary/Web Manager
Finance ALEXANDER “SASHA” PAVLISTA, Chair
Panhandle Res. & Ext. Ctr.,
Univ of NE, 4502 I Avenue
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 USA
Phone: 308-632-1240
Fax: 308-632-1365
E-mail: apavlista@unl.eduBret A. Nedrow (New Chair 01/01/2015)
Senior Manager Raw Development & Sustainability
J. R. Simplot Company
16768 Simplot Road
P.O. Box 1059
Caldwell, ID 83606-1059
Tel. (208) 780-4747 | Cell. (208) 957-3890
bret.nedrow@simplot.com
Rob Davidson
Joe Guenthner
Larry Hiller
Kent McCue
Bret Nedrow
Phil Nolte
Frank L. Haynes Graduate Student Research Competition PAUL BETHKE, Chair
USDA ARS Vegetable Crops Research Unit UW, Department of Horticulture
1575 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706  USA
Phone: 608-890-1165
Fax: 608-262-4743
E-mail: Paul.Bethke@ars.usda.gov
Dennis Halterman
Shelley Jansky
Andy Robinson
Leslie Wanner
Jonathan Whitworth
Honorary Life Membership NORA L. OLSEN, Past President (2014)
Kimberly REC, Univ of ID
3806 N 3600 E
Kimberly, ID 83341-5076 USA
Phone: 208-423-6634
Fax: 208-423-6602
E-mail: nora@uidaho.edu
Andy Jensen [P-2015]
Loretta Mikitzel [PE 2015]
Mike Thornton [VP-2015]
Shelley Jansky [Dir 2015]
Rich Novy [Dir-2015]
Samuel Essah [Dir 2016)
Amy Charkowski [Dir 2017]
Susie Thompson [Dir 2017]
Bill Campbell [PP 2012]
Leigh Morrow [PP 2013]
International Relations CHUCK BROWN, Chair
USDA/ARS-Irrigated Agric. REC
24106 N Bunn Road
Prosser, WA 99350
Phone: 509-786-9252
Fax: 509-786-9277
E-mail:
chuck.brown@ars.usda.gov
Rob Davidson
Sam Essah
Hector Lozoya-Saldana
Peter Vander Zaag
Local Arrangements Committee [2015] LEIGH MORROW, Co-Chair
McCain Foods USA
319 Richardson Road
Easton, ME 04740
Phone: 207-488-1246
Fax: 207-488-1382
E-mail:
leigh.morrow@mccain.com
Local Arrangements Committee Advisory MIKE THORNTON, Chair/V-P
SW Idaho R&E Center
29603 U of I Lane
Parma, ID  83660 USA
Phone (208) 722-6701, Ext 211
Fax: 208-722-6708
E-mail: miket@uidaho.edu
Mark Pavek [2014]
Andre Gagnon [2013]
Rob Davidson [2012]
Lori Wing [PAA]

Membership
MIKE THORNTON, Vice Pres
SW Idaho R&E Center
29603 U of I Lane
Parma, ID  83660 USA
Phone (208) 722-6701, Ext 211
Fax: 208-722-6708
E-mail: miket@uidaho.edu
Jeff Bragg
Robert Gareau
Bret Nedrow
Leslie Wanner
Nominations [Exec Comm] NORA OLSEN, Past-Pres (2014)
Kimberly REC, Univ of ID
3806 N 3600 E
Kimberly, ID 83341-5076 USA
Phone: 208-423-6634
Fax: 208-423-6602
E-mail: nora@uidaho.edu
Leigh Morrow [P-2013]
Bill Campbell [PP 2012]
Don Halseth [P-2011]
Phil Nolte [P-2010]
Chuck Brown [P-2009]
Outreach [Website] LEIGH MORROW [PP-2013]
McCain Foods, Inc.
319 Richardson Road
Easton, ME 04740 USA
Phone: 207-488-1246
Fax: 207-488-1382
E-mail:
leigh.morrow@mccain.com
Larry Hiller
Kent McCue
Andy Robinson
Lori Wing-PAA
Potato Variety Handbook ROB DAVIDSON, Chair
Dept of Horticulture & LA, CSU
205 Shepardson Bldg
Ft Collins, CO 80528-1173 USA
Phone: 970-491-7745
E-mail:
robert.davidson@colostate.edu
Don Halseth
Susie Thompson
Jeff Bragg
Program CARRIE HUFFMAN WOHLEB, Chair / PAA Secretary
Washington State University Extension
35 “C” Street NW
P.O. Box 36
Ephrata, WA 98823 USA
Phone: 509-754-2011 x4367
Fax: 509-754-0163
E-mailcwohleb@wsu.edu
Leigh Morrow, 2015 LAC Co-Chair
Kent McCue, 2015 Symposium Chair
Site Selection RICH NOVY, Chair
ARS:USDA, Potato Gen & Breeding
Univ of Idaho
1693 S 2700 W
Aberdeen, ID 83210 USA
Phone: 208-397-4181
Fax: 208-397-4311
E-mail: rich.novy@ars.usda.gov
Craig Yencho [NC-2011]
Rob Davidson [CO-2012]
Andre Gagnon [QC-2013]
Mark Pavek or
Raina Spence [WA-2014]
Leigh Morrow [ME-2015]
Dave Douches [MI-2016]
Gary Secor or
Andy Robinson [ND-2017]
Sustaining Members MIKE THORNTON, PAA Vice-President
SW Idaho R&E Center
29603 U of I Lane
Parma, ID  83660
Phone: (208) 722-6701, Ext 211
Fax:: 208-722-6708
E-mailmiket@uidaho.edu
Symposium CARRIE HUFFMAN WOHLEB
PAA Secretary
Washington State University Extension
35 “C” Street NW
P.O. Box 36
Ephrata, WA 98823 USA
Phone: 509-754-2011 x4367
Fax: 509-754-0163
E-mailcwohleb@wsu.edu
Shelley Jansky Dir
Rich Novy Dir
Samuel Essah Dir
Amy Charkowski Dir
Susie Thompson Dir
Alex Pavlista Fin Chr
Bret Nedrow Fin Chr (starting 01/01/2015)
Larry Hiller Treasurer
Joe Guenthner: Util & Marketing (2014)
Kent McCue (Physiology, 2015)
Dave Douches (B & G-2016): “Transformative Technologies in Potato Breeding”
(Contact): Ext, Prod & Mgmt – (2017)
(Contact): Certification
(Contact): Plant Protection
John Bamberg, Editor-in-Chief