Candidates for SHC Secretary

Please consider our candidates for SHC Secretary. Details/deadlines for voting will be coming soon. Our candidates (in alphabetical order) are:

Mary Ann Feist – Curator of the Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (since 2013); B.A., Cultural Area Studies: East Asia, The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio (1986); M.S., Biology, University of Cincinnati (1995); Ph.D., Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (2011).

Research interests: systematic biology of Apiaceae, regional floristics (especially the Midwest and the Appalachians), conservation biology of rare plants, and herbarium collections management; 20 research publications.  Professional societies: American Society of Plant Taxonomists, Botanical Club of Wisconsin, Botanical Society of America, International Society of Plant Taxonomists, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Society of Herbarium Curators.

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Brett Jestrow – Herbarium Curator, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, Florida (since 2011); Adjunct Professor, Florida International University, Miami, Florida (since 2011); B.S., Botany, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (2002); Ph.D., Biology, Florida International University (2010).

Research interests: Caribbean region (floristics and systematics); 18 research publications.

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