2017 Conference Wrap-up

The 27th Annual PALMS Conference was held March 1 & 2, 2017 at the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center State College, PA. PALMS hosted another successful annual conference! There were over 100 attendees, 20 exhibitors, and 20 knowledgeable speakers including Keynote Speaker Rob Richardson. PALMS is grateful for the support of our conference sponsors and exhibitors.

Keynote Speakers 

Rob Richardson - North Carolina State University presented the Keynote Address both days focusing on hydrilla management. 

Board of Directors - Election Results

President Elect - Tricia McIntire
Secretary - Joseph Hudson
Eastern Regional Director - Mike Longacre
Central Regional Director - Marty Miesko
Western Regional Director - Milt Ostrofsky

For a complete list of board members please see our Board of Directors page.

Travel Scholarship Recipients

Sarah Princiotta and Brittney Rogers were the recipient of the PALMS Travel Scholarship Award for the 2017 PALMS Conference. This scholarship is made possible by the generous donations made each year at the PALMS Conference through the silent auction event.

Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 Photo Contest Winners!  
Each winner received a gift certificate to Mpix.

 Painting in the Sky

1st Place
‘Painting in the Sky’
by Mike Longacre

 2017 DOleson 2nd

2nd Place
‘Reflection on the Pask’
by Diane Oleson

 Summer Comfort

3rd Place
‘Summer Comfort’
by Tim Wood