1. C. V. Subramanian (Founder, Mycological Society of India).
  2. S. M. Singh (National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Goa).
  3. V. M. Katoch (Secretary, Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi).
  4. S. Ayyappan (Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi).
  5. B. N. Johri (Emeritus Scientist, Barkatullah University, Bhopal).
  6. D. J. Bagyaraj (Chairman, CNBRCD, Bangalore).
  7. C. Manoharachary (Professor Emeritus, Osmania University, Hyderabad).
  8. N. Raaman, Director (Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras).
  9. Shrikumar Suryanarayana (CMD, Sea6Energy, Bangalore).
  10. Sunil Deshmukh (Piramal Life Sciences, Mumbai)
  11. T. S. Suryanarayanan (Director, Vivekananda Institute of Tropical Mycology (VINSTROM).