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A dedicated Board of Trustees serve the Endowment. Board members represent all industry segments. All trustees serve without monetary compensation of any kind. They take part in all Endowment related activities, meetings and travel at their own expense. The trustee’s top duties are fundraising and responsibility for the wise and prudent use of monies contributed to the Endowment.


Paul Bachman
Bachman’s Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Gabriel Becerra
Golden Flowers
Miami, Florida

Tom Butler
Past Chairman
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Ken Altman
Altman Plants
Vista, California

Charles Kremp
Kremp Florist
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dwight Larimer
DESIGN MASTER color tool, inc.
Boulder, Colorado



Debi Aker
Executive Director

Suzanna McCloskey
Communications Specialist

August De Hertogh
Research Coordinator



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Jim Daly
Floralife, Inc.
Walterboro, South Carolina

Mike Duvall
Home Depot
Atlanta, Georgia

Alvaro Ferro
Flores de Funza S.A.C.I.
Bogota, Colombia

Ramon Garcia
The Pete Garcia Company
Atlanta, Georgia

Kristi Huffman
The John Henry Company
Lansing, Michigan

P.J. Ellison
Ellison’s Greenhouse
Brenham, Texas

Eric Levy
Hillcrest Garden Inc.
Paramus, New Jersey

Robert Maddux
Krueger-Maddux Greenhouses
Cincinnati, Ohio

Dr. Marvin Miller
Ball Horticultural Co.
Chicago, Illinois

Eric Nissen
Sunshine State Carnation, Inc.
Hobe Sound, Florida

Laura Shinall
Syndicate Sales, Inc.
Kokomo, Indiana

Randy Tagawa
Tagawa Greenhouses
Brighton, CO

Ken Young
Phoenix Flower Shops
Phoenix, Arizona





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