The AASP Web page was created by in 1995* by Martin Head, while at the University of Toronto, and he continued to maintain and develop the website after moving to Cambridge in 1999. He is currently Professor at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. In addition to the home page [1996 homepage] it included the email directory. The site was hosted on the University of Toronto server.
By 1999 the AASP homepage had grown considerably and included nearly all the elements found in the later AASP sites [1999 homepage]
*Beaudoin, A.B. and Head, M.J., 1996. CAP and AASP launch two new WWW sites for palynologists. Journal of Paleolimnology, 15(3):279-280.
Paul Strother is a Professor in Geology and Geophysics at Boston College. He introduced many new features to the AASP website, including graphical menus and java scripts. [2000-2004 homepage] The site included coordinated page designs, making it easy to navigate. Initially hosted on the Boston College server, Paul obtained our domain name "Palynology.org," and transferred the site to a commercial isp (Dreamhost).
Owen Davis is a Professor of Geosciences at the University of Arizona. Building on the accomplishments of his predicessors, and relying on the programming skills of UA Geosciences System Programmers Steve Sorenson and Enida Lima, he set up a secure site to permit online sales of AASP Foundation Publications. To the earlier sites [2004 homepage] he added automated (php) forms, a meeting registration page, and a history-biographies page. In 2008, the (homepage) was revised to commemorate the change in the name to "AASP - The Palynological Society," the revision of the AASP Logo and the initiation of the ZenCart-based commercial page.
Mohamed Zobaa is a Lecturer (=Assistant Professor) at Benha University, Egypt. Mohamed was elected as webmaster in July, 2012; right after the redeployment of the AASP website in its appealing new-look by Arts eVentures. Since then, he has been honored to serve the AASP community by constantly updating the content of the site and fixing problems resulted during the transition to the new platform. Mohamed is very much enjoying his new position as AASP Webmaster.