Election of Officers

A lilac in every garden. . . the world over!
Procedures for electing officers are detailed in the ILS By-Laws.  The membership of ILS elects its Board of Directors, and the Board of Directors elects its officers.

During the 2018 meeting in Riverside, California the following members were elected to the Board of Directors for three-year terms through our 2021 meeting
(updated June 14, 2018)
  • Tim McCauley
  • Jack Alexander
  • Dr. Mark DeBard
  • Dr. Giles Waines

Congratulations, and thank you to the members who voted.  

They join current the current Board of Directors members:

  • Franklin ‘Woody’ Barnes (2019)
  • Bruce Peart (2019)
  • David Gressley (2019)
  • Dr. Robert Zavodny (2019)
  • Myra Walberg (2020)
  • Kelly Applegate (2020)
  • Tatiana Poliakova (2020)
  • Ned Newton (2020)

Elected to terms at the end of the2018 Board of Directors Meeting are:

President: Dr. Robert A. Zavodny
Executive Vice President: Bradley Bittorf (through 2020)
Membership Secretary: John Kirk
Treasurer: Karen McCauley
Editor: Tom Gober

Regional Vice President, New England: Jack Alexander
Regional Vice President, Atlantic region: OPEN
Regional Vice President, South: Nicole Jordan
Regional Vice President, Plains: Max Peterson 
Regional Vice President, Northwest: Nicole Jordan
Regional Vice President, Pacific: Dr. Giles Waines
Regional Vice President, Southwest Mountains: Bradley Bittorf
Regional Vice President, South Central: Nicole Jordan
Regional Vice President, Canada: Myrna Walberg
Regional Vice President: Europe: Elke Haase
Regional Vice President: Russia & Asia: Tatiana Poliakova