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Editor's Picks

Ancient Oaks and Biodiveresity page 1
Aljos Farjon FLS reports on the biodiversity of High Park,...
Website Editor | Jun 28, 2024
David Oliver and the northernmost oak (to date)
Oaks found close to the 70th parallel north
DW Oliver | Jun 28, 2024
Action Oak Report 2023-24
Action Oak is a unique collaboration of charities,...
Annabel Narayanan | Jun 26, 2024

Plant Focus

Quercus peninsularis
A Red Oak (Section Lobatae) endemic to inland ranges of northern Baja California, Mexico

Board of Directors, Officers, Functions & Committees

All of these people may be contacted through the Membership Directory, accessible on the home page if you are a member of the Society.

Board of Directors 2022–2025

Tim Boland, Amy ByrneRoderick Cameron, Béatrice Chassé, Phil DouglasDirk Giseburt, Dan Kostka, Ryan Russell


  • President: Roderick Cameron
  • Vice-President: Ryan Russell
  • Secretary: Dan Kostka
  • Treasurer: Dirk Giseburt


  • Editor International Oaks: Béatrice Chassé
  • Co-Editor International Oaks: Allen Coombes
  • Editor Oak News & Notes: Roderick Cameron
  • Co-Editor Oak News & Notes: Ryan Russell
  • Website Editor: Roderick Cameron


  • Development and Outreach Committee: Amy Byrne (chair), Roderick Cameron, Phil Douglas, Michael Eason
  • Editorial Committee:  Béatrice Chassé (chair), Amy Byrne, Roderick Cameron, Allen Coombes, Dirk Giseburt, Ryan Russell
  • Finance Committee: Dirk Giseburt (chair), Roderick Cameron, Phil Douglas, Dan Kostka, Ryan Russell
  • Oak Conservation and Research Committee: Tim Boland (chair), Amy Byrne, Phil Douglas, Dirk Giseburt, Jolly Krautmann, Mark Krautmann, Charles Snyers d'Attenhoven, Murphy Westwood
  • Taxonomy and Nomenclature Committee: Ryan Russell (chair), Roderick Cameron, Béatrice Chassé, Allen Coombes, Min Deng, Andrew Hipp, Eike Jablonski, Charles Snyers d'Attenhoven, Joeri Strijk, Francisco Vázquez Pardo, Patrick Vereecke
  • Tours and Events Committee: Roderick Cameron (chair), Amy Byrne, Phil Douglas, Shaun Haddock, Sean Hogan, Ryan Russell