Viticulturist Mark Greenspan Confirmed as 2015-2016 President
Mark Greenspan, president of Advanced Viticulture, Inc., was confirmed as ASEV President as of July 1, succeeding Lise Asimont of Francis Ford Coppola Presents.
Mark, a Sonoma County resident, provides premiere vineyard consultation in water management, nutrient management, precision viticulture, and vineyard design, establishment and management. As an active 25-year ASEV member, Mark has held several ASEV positions and served as a reviewer for the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV). He has served on the best paper review committee, annual meeting technical abstract review committee, annual meeting program committee, and as sessions chair. He received the ASEV best viticulture student paper award in 1991.
ASEV also confirmed three new directors: Lise Asimont of Francis Ford Coppola Presents, Patty Skinkis, associate professor at the Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University, and Hans Walter-Peterson, viticulture extension specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension. In addition, the Society has announced its 2015-2016 executive team members: Nichola Hall of Scott Laboratories, confirmed as first vice president; James Harbertson of Washington State University, elected as second vice president; and Tom Collins of Washington State University will serve as secretary-treasurer. Additional Board members continuing current terms are: AJEV Science Editor Linda Bisson of the University of California, Davis; and Directors Kristen Barnshisel of J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, and Kay Bogart and Anita Oberholster, both from the University of California, Davis.