2018-2019

  • Alan Galbreth, ICIA

2017-2018

  • Osama El-Lissy, USDA APHIS

2016-2017

  • Joe Funk, SEED TODAY

2015-2016

  • Larry Nees, Office of Indiana State Chemist

2014-2015

  • Greg Lamka, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
  • Betsy Peterson, California Seed Association

2013-2014

  • June Blalock, USDA
  • Rick Falconer, Rijk Zwaan

2012-2013

  • David R. Shipman, USDA AMS

2011-2012

  • Mark Seem, LC Seeds/AgReliant Genetics, LLC
  • Dave M. White, USDA NRCS

2010-2011

  • Paul Zankowski, USDA PVP

2009-2010

  • Marcus McElvaine, USDA APHIS

2008-2009

  • Peter Bretting, USDA ARS

2007-2008

  • Gary Beil, Minnesota Crop Improvement Association
  • Charles Leamons, Texas Seed Trade Association

2006-2007

  • David Hegwood, USDA
  • Richard Matteis, formerly with the California Seed Association

2005-2006

  • Gary Kushner, Hogan & Hartson (Hogan Lovells)
  • Mike Gumina, Pioneer Hi-Bred International
  • Dale Cochran, Illinois Foundation Seeds

2004-2005

  • Dr. Richard Payne, USDA APHIS
  • Dr. Stephen Smith, Pioneer

2003-2004

  • Betty Sue Jones Bliss, Purdue – ASTA Management Academy
  • Ron Dehaven, USDA APHIS

2002-2003

  • John Gerard, Access Plant Technology

2001-2002

  • Greg Lamka, Ph.D., Pioneer Hi-Bred, International, Inc.
  • Denis McGee, Ph.D., Iowa State University
  • Pieter Vandenberg, Ph.D., Seminis Vegetable Seeds
  • Darrel Maddox, Ph.D., STA Laboratories

2000-2001

  • Bruce Maunder, Ph.D.,
  • Jeffrey Dahlberg, Ph.D., National Grain Sorghum Producers Association

1999-2000

  • Dr. Jack Cavanaugh

1998-1999

  • Dr. Joseph Cortes
  • Dr. Denis McGee
  • Dr. Manjit K. Misra, Iowa State University Seed Science Center

1997-1998

  • Dr. James H. Elgin, Jr.

1996-1997

  • Dr. John Cross