Photo Credit: Alexander C. Yang

Past Presidents
of the California Botanical Society

2023-               Kathleen M. Kay, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department, University of California, Santa Cruz
2020-2023      Amy Litt, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside
2017-2020      Susan Mazer, Department of Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara
2014-2017      Mark S. Brunell, Department of Biological Sciences, University of the Pacific
2010-2014      V. Thomas Parker, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University
2005-2010      Dean Kelch, Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
2003-2005      Michael Vasey, San Francisco State University
2000-2003      Bruce Baldwin, Jepson Herbarium and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley
1997-2000      R. John Little
1994-1997      Wayne R. Ferren, Jr., Herbarium, University of California, Santa Barbara
1993-1994      Peggy Fiedler, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University
1992-1993      Barbara Ertter, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
1991-1992      James R. Shevock, USDA-Forest Service, San Francisco
1990-1991      Thomas Duncan, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
1989-1990      Robert W. Patterson, Biological Sciences Department, San Francisco State University
1988-1989      John L. Strother, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
1987-1988      Dale McNeal, Department of Biological Sciences, University of the Pacific
1986-1987      Frank Almeda, Department of Botany, California Academy of Sciences
1985-1986      Charles F. Quibell, Department of Biology, Sonoma State University
1984-1985      Rolf W. Benseler, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Hayward
1983-1984      Isabelle Tavares, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1982-1983      Watson M. Laetsch, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1981-1982      Robert Ornduff, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1980-1981      Wayne Savage, Department of Biology, San Jose Sate University
1979-1980      Grady L. Webster, Department of Botany, University of California, Davis
1978-1979      Michael F. Baad, California State University, Sacramento
1977-1978      Winslow R. Briggs, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Stanford University
1976-1977      Dennis R. Parnell, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Hayward
1975-1976      John H. Thomas, Dudley Herbarium, Stanford University
1974-1975      Thomas C. Fuller, California Department of Agriculture, Sacramento
1973-1974      Paul C. Silva, University of California, Berkeley
1972-1973      Douglas Post, California State University, San Francisco
1971-1972      Lawrence R. Heckard, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1970-1971      Marion Cave, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1969-1970      Harry Thiers, Department of Ecology and Systematic Biology, San Francisco State College
1968-1969      Elizabeth McClintock, California Academy of Sciences
1967-1968      Carl W. Sharsmith, Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose State College
1966-1967      Malcolm A. Nobs, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Stanford University
1965-1966      Annetta Carter, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1964-1965      G. Ledyard Stebbins, Department of Genetics, University of California, Davis
1963-1964      Herbert L. Mason, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1962-1963      Roxana S. Ferris, Dudley Herbarium, Stanford University
1961-1962      Baki Kasapligil, Department of Botany, Mills College
1960-1961      Herbert G. Baker, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1959-1960      James R. Sweeney, San Francisco State College
1958-1959      John M. Tucker, Department of Botany, University of California, Davis
1957-1958      Rimo Bacigalupi, Jepson Herbarium, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1956-1957      William M. Hiesey, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Stanford University
1955-1956      Lincoln Constance, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1954-1955      N. T. Mirov, California Forest and Range Experiment Station, University of California, Berkeley
1953-1954      William C. Steere, Stanford University
1952-1953      Milo S. Baker
1951-1952      George F. Papenfuss, University of California, Berkeley
1950-1951      LeRoy Abrams, Stanford University
1949-1950      Thomas H. Kearney, California Academy of Sciences
1948-1949      Adriance S. Foster, University of California, Berkeley
1947-1948      Howard E. McMinn
1946-1947      Palmer Stockwell, Institute of Forest Genetics, California Forest and Range Experiment Station
1945-1946      Lee Bonar, University of California, Berkeley
1944-1945      E. B. Copeland, University of California, Berkeley
1943-1944      H. S. Reed
1942-1943      A. R. Davis, University of California, Berkeley
1941-1942      Ernest B. Babcock, University of California, Berkeley
1940-1941      Ira L. Wiggins, Natural History Museum, Stanford University
1938-1940      Howard E. McMinn, Mills College
1937-1938      F. W. Foxworthy, Berkeley
1930-1937      George J. Peirce, Stanford University
1918-1929      Willis L. Jepson, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley
1915-1918      P.B. Kennedy
1913-1915      Willis L. Jepson, Department of Botany, University of California, Berkeley

Photo by Ana Penny
Photo by Ana Penny
Photo by Ana Penny
Photo by Ana Penny
Photo by Ana Penny
Photo by Ana Penny
Photo by Ana Penny
Photo by Ana Penny
Photo by Ana Penny
Photo by Ana Penny

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