Jim Bradeen Joins APS Council as Internal Communications Officer
On August 3, Jim Bradeen began a two-year appointment to the Council of the American Phytopathological Society (APS) as the Internal Communications Officer. Jim also serves on the APS Executive Committee. As the Internal Communications Officer, Jim is charged with timely and transparent communications of APS priorities and Council activities with APS membership; promotion of APS priorities; and preparation and sharing of annual activities reports for APS Council, APS committees, and APS membership. APS is the preeminent professional society for plant pathologists worldwide. Jim follows a long line of UMN faculty and alumni who have been leaders in APS including more than a dozen APS Presidents.