ASPB News President’s Letters

The ASPB President writes a letter to membership that is  published every two months in the ASPB News. Read the latest letter below.

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017
Where Do We go from Here?
by Sally Mackenzie

JULY/AUGUST 2017
The System Can Still Work, But Not Without Your Help
by Sally Mackenzie

MAY/JUNE 2017
The Many Legacies of ASPB
By Sally Mackenzie

MARCH/APRIL 2017
How Should We Speak Up?
by Sally Mackenzie

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017
Adjusting to an Uncertain Future
by Sally Mackenzie

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2016
Roll Up Your Sleeves!
by Sally Mackenzie


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016
Looking to the Future
by Richard Dixon

JULY/AUGUST 2016
New Academies Report Reflects ASPB’s Position on GE Crops
by Richard Dixon

MAY/JUNE 2016
Funding Plant Biology in Hard Times
by Richard Dixon

MARCH/APRIL 2016
Your Society Needs Your Vote!
by Richard Dixon

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016
Service and Recognition in Our Society
by Richard Dixon

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015
A Lot to Think About
by Richard Dixon


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015
What’s Cooking
by Julian Schroeder

JULY/AUGUST 2015
Addressing Global Challenges
by Julian Schroeder

MAY/JUNE 2015
Time to PhD—Time to Publish
by Julian Schroeder

MARCH/APRIL 2015
Democracy Rules
by Julian Schroeder

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2015
Looking Ahead
by Julian Schroeder

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014
Time to Speak Up
by Julian Schroeder


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014
ASPB and the Plant Science Community—We Are One and the Same
by Alan M. Jones

JULY/AUGUST 2014
A New Order for Plant Biology PhD Training
by Alan M. Jones

MAY/JUNE 2014
Your New Society Celebrates an Old Tradition
Meeting the Needs of the Plant Science Community!
by Alan M. Jones

MARCH/APRIL 2014
Provide Vision
by Alan M. Jones

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2014
Celebrate Our Success
by Alan M.Jones

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2013
We Are One Voice
by Alan M. Jones


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2013
To Die For?
by Peggy G. Lemaux

JULY/AUGUST 2013
Is It Time to Think Outside the Box About Funding for Agricultural R&D?
by Peggy G. Lemaux

MAY/JUNE 2013
“Egg-citing!” ASPB’s STEPs at the White House
by Peggy G. Lemaux

MARCH/APRIL 2013
GMO Labeling? Open Borders? Nuclear Energy Proliferation? Raising Taxes?
by Peggy G. Lemaux

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013
Plant Biology Researchers Face Their Own Fiscal Cliff
by Peggy G. Lemaux

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012
The Year Ahead Filled with Challenges and Opportunities
by Peggy G. Lemaux


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2012
Thank You, ASPB!
by Steve Huber

JULY/AUGUST 2012
ASPB Can Prosper—But Only with Your Help!
by Steve Huber

MAY/JUNE 2012
See You in Austin!
by Steve Huber

MARCH/APRIL 2012
Walk the Talk to Spread the Word—Communicating Plant Biology to the General Public
by Steve Huber

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2012
Teaching Tools in Plant Biology—They’re Not Just for Educators!
by Steve Huber

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2011
ASPB—Cultivating a Dynamic Future in Plant Sciences
by Steve Huber


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2011
“May You Live in Interesting Times…”
by Nick Carpita

JULY/AUGUST 2011
Plants and Bioenergy
by Nick Carpita

MAY/JUNE 2011
ASPB and Global Food, Water, and Energy Security
by Nick Carpita

MARCH/APRIL 2011
Making the Most of Your ASPB Membership
by Nick Carpita

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2011
The Department of Defense and the National School Lunch Program
by Nick Carpita

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2010
A New Land-Grant Mission for the 21st Century
by Nick Carpita


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2010
Ongoing Business
by Tuan-hua David Ho

JULY/AUGUST 2010
Is There a Clear Dividing Line Between Basic and Applied Plant Research?
by Tuan-hua David Ho

MARCH/APRIL 2010
Voting Is Important, and It Is Easy and Simple
by Tuan-hua David Ho

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2010
Broadening and Enhancing Participation in the Nominating Process
by Tuan-hua David Ho

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2009
Globalization of Plant Biology and ASPB
by Tuan-hua David Ho


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2009
ASPB: An International Society
by Sally Assmann

JULY/AUGUST 2009
Bridging the Culture Gap
by Sally Assmann

MAY/JUNE 2009
Perennialism and Stewardship
by Sally Assmann

MARCH/APRIL 2009
Election 2009!
by Sally Assmann

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2009
Thanksgiving and Giving Thanks
by Sally Assmann

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2008
ASPB Members and the U.S. President-Elect
by Sally Assmann


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2008
Turn! Turn! Turn!
by Rob McClung

JULY/AUGUST 2008
A Model Citizen
by Rob McClung

MAY/JUNE 2008
Let Them Eat Cake? One Dickens of a Dilema
by Rob McClung

MARCH/APRIL 2008
Power to the People
by Rob McClung

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2008
Leave Nothing but Footprints
by Rob McClung

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2007
A Time of Transition
by Rob McClung


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2007
The Energy Pie
by Rick Amasino

JULY/AUGUST 2007
Do You Believe the Universe Is Expanding?
Evolution, Elections, and Education

by Rick Amasino

MARCH/APRIL 2007
Time to Vote Again!
by Rick Amasino

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2007
Energy and Plant Biology
by Rick Amasino

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2006
Looking Forward
by Rick Amasino


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2006
Thank You
by Mike Thomashow

JULY/AUGUST 2006
ASPB in an Open Access World
by Mike Thomashow

MARCH/APRIL 2006
Voting: A Good and Important Thing to Do!
by Mike Thomashow

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2006
Plant Biologists and the Development of Renewable Energy Sources
by Mike Thomashow

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2005
ASPB On My Mind
by Mike Thomashow


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2005
Sleepless in Seattle
by Roger Hangarter

JULY/AUGUST 2005
In the Line of Fire
by Roger Hangarter

MAY/JUNE 2005
A Perfect World (Yes, another Clint Eastwood movie title) by Roger Hangarter

MARCH/APRIL 2005
For a Few Dollars More
by Roger Hangarter

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2005
Genetically Engineered Plants and Ballot Measures: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
by Roger Hangarter

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2004
Presidential Mandates
by Roger Hangarter


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2004
Plant Biology 2004: A Wonderful Success!
by Mary Lou Guerinot

MARCH/APRIL 2004
SPRINGing into Action
by Mary Lou Guerinot

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2004
Publish or Perish
by Mary Lou Guerinot

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2003
The Year Ahead
by Mary Lou Guerinot


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2003
Plant Biology 2003: A Wonderful Success!
by Daniel R. Bush

MAY/JUNE 2003
Get Involved in ASPB: Vote!
by Daniel R. Bush

MARCH/APRIL 2003
How to Get Involved in ASPB
by Daniel R. Bush

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2003
Membership: The Foundation of a Successful Professional Society and a Key to a Successful Career
by Daniel R. Bush

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2002
ASPB: A Dynamic, Proactive Society of Plant Biologists
by Daniel R. Bush


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2002
Reflections on the Year
by Vicki Chandler

MAY/JUNE 2002
Vote, Vote, Vote!
by Vicki Chandler

MARCH/APRIL 2002
Confronting Change
by Vicki Chandler

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2002
Acquiring Information
by Vicki Chandler

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2001
One Community
by Vicki Chandler