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

The 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 for specific volumes; (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 and etymological editor; (5) liaisons to governmental agencies in the United States and Canada; and (6) a managing editor. The officers are President, 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.

Board of Directors

FNA Regional Review Coordinators and Reviewers

Editorial Centers

Processing of manuscripts for the Flora of North America series is being carried out at several editorial centers, each focusing on particular volumes or aspects of the Flora.

Harvard University Herbaria (A/GH)

22 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138-2020
(617) 495-0794; fax (617) 495-9484 or (253) 399-8000
Web site:

Dr. David E. Boufford, Taxon Editor, Northeast Regional Coordinator
(617) 495-0794; david_boufford at
Dr. Kanchi N. Gandhi, Nomenclatural and Etymological Editor
(617) 495-1939; gandhi at

The Harvard University Herbaria serves as the FNA Nomenclatural Center. Coordination of regional reviews for the Northeastern United States also is carried out there.

Canadian Museum of Nature (CAN)

P.O. Box 3443, Station D
Ottawa, ON K1P 6P4
Web site:

Dr. Geoffrey A. Levin, President, General Editor, Taxon Editor
(819) 775-6508; fax (613) 364-4027; levin1 at

The Canadian Museum of Nature Herbarium is one of the editorial centers and a base of operations for the President of FNAA.

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:

Dr. Robert W. Kiger, Bibliographic Editor
(412) 268-2434; rkiger at

The Hunt Institute is the Bibliographic Center for FNA.

Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS)

1816 South Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820-6970
Web site:

Dr. Geoffrey A. Levin, President, Co-Lead Editor, Taxon Editor
(819) 775-6508; fax (613) 364-4027; levin1 at

The Illinois Natural History Survey Herbarium is one of the editorial centers and a base of operations for the President of FNAA.

Missouri Botanical Garden (MO)

4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 577-9550
Web site:

Ms. Tammy M. Charron, Managing Editor
(314) 577-9550; tcharron at

Missouri Botanical Garden is the Composition and Illustration Center for FNA.

Ms. Ariel Roads Buback, Senior Technical Editor
ariel.buback at
Ms. Tanya Harvey, Technical Editor
tanya at
Dr. Melissa Islam, Associate Technical Editor
melissa.islam at
Ms. Kristin Pierce, Compositor & Manuscript Specialist
kristin.pierce at
Mr. Andrew C. Pryor, Senior Technical Editor
andrew.pryor at

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
barbara.alongi at
Ms. Marjorie Leggitt, Illustrator
mcleggitt at
Mr. John Myers, Illustrator
john.myers at
Ms. Yevonn Wilson-Ramsey, Illustrator
ywr.illustration at

The Missouri Botanical Garden is also the center for the production and provisional electronic publication of the bryophyte volumes (through the BFNA Web site, The hornwort and liverwort treatments are being received, illustrated, and edited for final publication in FNA volume 29.

Dr. Richard H. Zander, Lead Editor - Bryophytes
(314) 577-9595; Richard.Zander at
Ms. Patricia M. Eckel, Illustrator - Bryophytes
(314) 577-9595; patricia.eckel at

Herbier Marie-Victorin (MT)

Institut de recherche en biologie vegetale
Université de Montréal
4101 est, rue Sherbrooke
Montréal, Quebec H1X 2B2
(514) 872-8490; Fax: (514) 872-9406
Web site:

Dr. Luc Brouillet, Taxon Editor, Eastern Canada Regional Coordinator
(514) 872-8490; luc.brouillet at

The Institut de recherche en biologie vegetale is one of the editorial centers, and coordination of regional reviews for eastern Canada is also carried out at MT.

Billie L. Turner Plant Resources Center (TEX/LL)

University of Texas at Austin
Main Bldg Rm 127, 110 Inner Campus Dr, Stop F0404
Austin, TX 78712-1711
(512) 471-5904
Web site:

Dr. George Yatskievych, Lead Editor
(314) 540-7055; george.yatskievych at

The Billie L. Turner Plant Resources Center is one of the editorial centers.

University of Washington Herbarium, Burke Museum (WTU)

Box 355325
Seattle, WA. 98195-5325
(206) 543-1682
Web site:

Dr. David Giblin, Co-Lead Editor
(206) 543-1682; dgiblin at

The University of Washington Herbarium is one of the editorial centers.

Office of Business and Development

P. O. Box 716
Point Arena, CA 95468

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. It also serves as an editorial center and for coordination on regional reviews for the southwestern United States. 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
(707) 684-0277; nancy.morin at