The FNA Association
The Flora of North America Association is a binational collaboration of over 30 U.S. and Canadian institutions and organizations.
|Board of Directors|
Board of Directors serves as and was formerly named the Editorial Committee. It is the governing body of the project. It consists of (1) Taxon Editors, each of whom is responsible for soliciting and editing treatments of blocks of families; (2) Regional Coordinators, each of whom acts as a liaison between the project and the botanical community in his or her region; (3) a Bibliographic Editor; (4) a Nomenclatural Editor; (5) liaisons to governmental agencies in the U.S. and Canada; and (6) a Managing Editor. The officers are President, Vice President and Editorial Director, Vice President for Business and Development, Secretary, and Treasurer. Special advisors with expertise in specific areas, such as economic uses or conservation, have been asked to join or assist the editorial committee, and others may be added before the project is completed.
Processing of manuscripts for FNA is being carried out at several editorial centers, each focusing on particular volumes or aspects of the Flora.
Harvard University Herbaria (A/GH)
Dr. David E. Boufford, Taxon Editor, Northeast Regional Coordinator
The Harvard University Herbaria serves as the FNA Nomenclatural Center.
Canadian Museum of Nature (CAN)
P.O. Box 3443, Station D
Ottawa, ON K1P 6P4
Web site: http://www.nature.ca/en/home/
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation (HIBD)
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
(412) 268-2434; fax (412) 268-5677
Web site: http://huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu
Dr. Robert W. Kiger, Lead Editor, Bibliographic Editor
The Hunt Institute is the Bibliographic Center for FNA and is the editorial center for FNA volume 14.
R. L. McGregor Herbarium (KANU)
Dr. Craig C. Freeman, Co-Lead Editor, Taxon Editor,
The R. L. McGregor Herbarium is one of the editorial centers for FNA volume 17. Coordination of regional reviews for the North Central U.S. also is carried out at KANU.
The University of Michigan Herbarium (MICH)
3600 Varsity Drive
Ann Arbor MI 48108-2228
(734) 616-6200; fax (734) 998-0038
Web site: http://www.herbarium.lsa.umich.edu
Dr. Richard K. Rabeler, Co-Lead Editor, Taxon Editor
(734) 764-2407; rabeler at umich.edu
The University of Michigan Herbarium is one of the editorial centers for FNA volume 17.
Missouri Botanical Garden (MO)
Dr. James Zarucchi, Vice President for Editorial Management and Editorial Director
Ms. Heidi H. Schmidt, Managing Editor
Missouri Botanical Garden is the Composition and Illustration Center for FNA. It is the editorial center for volumes 10-11 and is home to the Editorial Director and Managing Editor.
Ms. Ariel Roads Buback, Senior Technical Editor
Ms. Martha J. Hill, Senior Technical Editor
Ms. Cassandra L. Howard, Senior Technical Editor
Ms. Ruth T. King, Compositor & Manuscript Specialist
Ms. Kristin Pierce, Compositor & Manuscript Specialist
Mr. Andrew C. Pryor, Associate Technical Editor
Mr. Hong Song, Senior Web Programmer
FNA illustrators are professional artists who provide botanical illustrations for the flora by encouraging thoughtful collaboration between author and illustrator. They work with herbarium specimens, live plants and slides in order to create scientific art that enhances and clarifies the treatments.
Ms. Barbara Alongi, Illustrator
Ms. Linny Heagy, Illustrator
Ms. Marjorie Leggitt, Illustrator
Mr. John Myers, Illustrator
Ms. Yevonn Wilson-Ramsey, Illustrator
The bryophyte center will expedite the production and provisional electronic publication (through the BFNA Web site, http://www.mobot.org/plantscience/BFNA/) of BFNA authors' research, and will coordinate the activities of BFNA taxonomic editors and reviewers. It will focus of providing all BFNA participants with the management means for effective and rapid production of manuscripts. The liverwort treatments are being received, illustrated, and edited at the BFNA Editorial Center for final publication in volume 29.
Dr. Richard H. Zander, Lead Editor - Bryophytes
Herbier Marie-Victorin (MT)
Dr. Luc Brouillet, Taxon Editor, Eastern Canada Regional Coordinator
The Canada Center is the editorial center for FNA volume 13. Coordination of regional reviews for eastern Canada.
OFFICE OF BUSINESS AND DEVELOPMENT
The FNA Business and Development Office is located in Point Arena, California, under direction of Dr. Nancy R. Morin, Vice President for Business and Development. Bookkeeping services are carried out by Jane Kelley Bookkeeping Services, Gualala, California.
Dr. Nancy R. Morin, Vice President for Business and Development, Co-Lead Editor, Taxon Editor, Southwest Regional Coordinator