Notice of AGM


1. Apologies for absence

2. Minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting  PDF Glyph.gif

3. President’s report on the previous year’s activities (including Committees reports.)

4. Treasurer’s report

5. Election of Honorary Officers and Trustees for 2020

6. Election of Ordinary Members of Council for 2020

7. Election of new Members 

8. Berkeley Award

9. BMS Committee Awards: FMCC & FBR 

10. Any Other Business

Prof Simon Avery

 BMS President

The BMS Council & Committees due for re-election at the 2019 AGM.

Those embolded are newly proposed for positions on Council and/or Committees from January 1st 2020.

BMS Council for 2020.

President: Prof Simon Avery

Vice President: TBC

General Secretary: Prof Naresh Magan

Treasurer; Prof Geoff M. Gadd

Publications Officer: Dr Matthias Brock

Overseas Adviser (non-voting) Prof Anthony Whalley

BMS Committee Representatives:

·         FBR: Dr Angel Medina Vaya & ‘TBC’

·         FEO: Mr Nathan Smith & TBC

·         FMC: Dr Erik Janke & Ms Jeanette Maddy

Fungal Biology Research Committee 2019

Dr Angel Medina Vaya ( Chair)

Dr Duncan Wilson (Meetings Secretary)

Michael Cukai (Industrial Liaison)

Matthias Brock (Publications Officer)

Martin Bidartondo (External Liaisons Officer)


Co-opted for 2020 – Prof Paul Dyer (IMA liaison)


Fungal Education & Outreach Committee 2019

Mr Nathan Smith (Secondary Schools Adviser)

TBC (Public Outreach)

TBC (Public Outreach)

Mr Rich Wright (Public Outreach)

Dr Linda Davies (Academic Research Adviser)

Mr Ali McKernan (Primary Schools Adviser)

Co-opted for 2020:

·         Prof Lynne Boddy (Media Relations)

Field Mycology & Conservation committee.

Mr Richard Shotbolt

Ms Jeannette Maddy

Dr Eric Janke

Pat O’ Reilly

Pat Cavanagh

Brian Gale

Andy Overall


Mr David Harries (Fungus Groups Network Co-ordinator)

Co-opted for 2020:

·         Dr Paul Kirk (Database manager)

·         Dr Stuart Skeates (webmaster)

·         Ms Carol Hobart (Workshop Manager)

          Mr Peter Smith (Foray manager)