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Executive Committee Members and Representatives

Officers and Executive Committee Members

Henk Hilhorst, Netherlands
President (2017-2020)
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Julia Buitink, France
President-Elect (2017-2020) 
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Steve Penfield, UK
Treasurer (2014-)
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Louise Colville, UK
Secretary (2019-)
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Gerhard Leubner, UK
Elected Trustee (2011-)
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Roberto Benech-Arnold (Argentina)
Appointed Trustee (2008-)
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Hugh Pritchard (UK)
Appointed Trustee (2011-)
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Christopher West, UK
Appointed Trustee (2014-)
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Dolores Rodriguez (Spain)
Appointed Trustee (2011-)
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Laura Bowden (UK)
Appointed Trustee (2018-)

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Co-opted Members

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Bill Finch-Savage, UK
Past-President
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J. Derek Bewley, Canada
Past President
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Michael Black, UK
Founder Member
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Editor, ISSS Newsletter
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Henk Hilhorst, Netherlands
Editor-in-Chief Seed Science Research
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Regional Representatives

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Jose Barrero, Australia, for Australia and New Zealand
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Christina Walters, USA, for North America
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George Bassel, UK, for UK and Eire
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EA Amaral da Silva, Brazil, for Central and South America
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Irfan Afzal, Pakistan, for Middle East
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Norman Pammenter, South Africa, for Africa
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Olivier Leprince, France, for Western Europe and Scandinavia
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Tomasz Pawłowski, Poland, for Eastern Europe and Russia
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Hui Huang, China, for China and Japan
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Organizational Representatives

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Alison Powell (UK) for ISTA
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Greg Welbaum (USA) for ISHS
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Corporate Representatives

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Brigitte Hamman (Switzerland)
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