February 12, 2024
To: Association of Official Seed Analysts Member Laboratories
From: Bridget Westfall, Chairman AOSA Elections Committee
AOSA Nominations Solicitation
This is an announcement that AOSA is taking nominations from our membership for Vice President, two board members, and Sec/Treas.
Sec./Treas. and the board member positions are each for a three-year term.
The Vice President position is for a two-year term, with ascension to the Presidency for an additional two-year term.
The current elected AOSA Officers and Executive Board Members are:
President Johnny Zook 2024
Vice-President James Smith 2024
Sec/Treas Lynn Robinson 2024
Board Member Kyle Arvin 2024
Board Member Diandra Viner 2024
Board Member Jeanna Mueller 2025
Board Member Gordon Baldridge 2025
Board Member Shanne Stapleton 2026
Board Member Victor Vankus 2026
James Smith will advance to the Presidency.
Diandra Viner has indicated that she is willing to serve another term as a board member if elected, and Lynn Robinson has indicated she is willing to continue as secretary/treasurer if elected.
Kyle Arvin has indicated that he is not willing to serve another term as a board member.
Remember that you can nominate someone from your own lab.
Please take time to make thoughtful nominations for the Vice President, Sec./Treas., and two board members positions.
Nominations will be accepted until the end of business on Monday, April 1st. A nomination form may be found by clicking HERE for the Word Document. Click HERE for the PDF document.
Please send completed nomination forms or for any questions to:
Nominations for AOSA Merit Awards are also being sought at this time.
AOSA Merit Award Recipients are AOSA members or individuals engaged in seed testing, or with a major interest in seed technology. AOSA appreciates and recognizes these individuals for their significant contributions to AOSA and the field of seed technology. A historical listing of AOSA Merit Award Recipients as well as criteria for nomination can be found at this link. AOSA Merit Awards – AOSA | SCST (analyzeseeds.com)
Please submit your nomination by the end of business on Tuesday, April 30th to:
c/o James Smith
Thank you, AOSA Board of Directors