Board of Directors

FNGLA is managed by a 25-member Board of Directors comprised of member-elected representatives from our 14 active Chapters, 7 Divisions, and 4 statewide officers -- namely a President, President-elect, Secretary-Treasurer, and Immediate Past President.

2013 - 2014 Officers


Mike Marshall

Mike Marshall, President

Mike Marshall of Marshall Tree Farm in Morriston has served FNGLA as a committee member and chairman of The Great Southern Tree Conference, chaired FNGLA's budget committee, a Woody Division Leader and served on FNGLA's Board of Directors. Aside from FNGLA, Mike is active in several industry groups, including the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), and is a graduate of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute. Mike is heavily involved in sales, marketing, and production at his family business.


Sandy Stein

Sandy Stein, President Elect

Sandy Stein of The Jungle Nursery in Miami is Secretary/Treasurer. Nominated to serve as FNGLA President-Elect, Sandy Stein started in the nursery business in 1981. Serving FNGLA's Miami-Dade Chapter in many capacities including president, Sandy has also served on the FNGLA Board of Directors and as the Woody Division Board Representative. He serves as the Membership Committee chairman. Sandy is a graduate of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute and serves on local nursery boards and committees. Sandy is the owner of The Jungle Nursery in Miami, FL and also a licensed psychotherapist.


Billy Butterfield

Billy Butterfield, Secretary / Treasurer

Billy Butterfield of AmeriScapes Landscape Management Services, Inc. in Orlando will serve as FNGLA Secretary/Treasurer. Billy Butterfield became active in FNGLA through his interest in its landscape certification program. He has served on FNGLA's certification committee and is one of the most experienced and rigorous certification exam judges. Billy has served FNGLA's Action Chapter in many capacities including president and has also served on FNGLA's Board of Directors, the Membership Committee and as a committee member for The Landscape Show. He sits on many local advisory boards and committees and is a graduate of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute.


Wes Parrish

Wes Parrish, Immediate Past President

Wes Parrish of Parrish Nursery in Parkland. Wes has been a member of FNGLA since 1979, serving the association in a variety of positions including as President of FNGLA, President of the National Foliage Foundation (NFF) and as Treasurer and committee member for The Landscape Show. He has also been on FNGLA's Board of Directors, active in the Broward Chapter, and has been a member of the Florida Garden Select jury. Wes and his wife Vickie own Parrish Nursery in Parkland, FL.

2013 - 2014 Board Representitives

Action Chapter Jennifer Parrish
Farm Credit of Central Florida

115 S Missouri Ave Ste 400
PO Box 8009
Lakeland, FL 33802-1447
Ph. 863-682-4117
Fx. 863-688-9364

Allied Division Jason E. Platzer
BWI Companies, Inc.

3700 W Hwy 441
Apopka, FL 32703-5843
Ph. 407-884-0242
Fx. 407-884-0701

Big Bend Chapter Steve McElroy
Mack Brothers Landscape Nursery

11300 Mahan Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32309-8600
Ph. 850-671-3614
Fx. 850-671-3615

Broward Chapter Vickie Parrish
Parrish Nursery, Inc.

6151 NW 66th Way
Parkland, FL 33067-1309
Ph. 954-680-3544
Fx. 954-340-2519

Citrus Nursery Division Lynn Steward
Orange Co LP

12010 NE Hwy 70
Arcadia, FL 34266-4267
Ph. 863-494-4939
Fx. 863-494-2655

Miami/Dade Chapter Sylvia Gordon
Landscape by Sylvia Gordon

11390 SW 93rd St
Miami, FL 33176-1160
Ph. 305-596-4290
Fx. 305-596-4290

Floriculture Division Terri Cantwell
Bates Sons & Daughters

81 Bates Rd
Lake Placid, FL 33852-0202
Ph. 863-465-3274
Fx. 863-465-9568

Foliage Division Alex Fell
Kraft Gardens, Inc.

1555 N Kings Hwy
Fort Pierce, FL 34947-1420
Ph. 772-460-1611
Fx. 772-460-2228

Frontrunners Chapter Eric Smith
Big Trees Plantation, Inc.

104 SW 131st St
Newberry, FL 32669
Ph. 352-332-2150
Fx. 352-331-6173

Garden Center Division Kevin Riley
Rockledge Gardens, Inc.

2153 South US 1
Rockledge, FL 32955-3726
Ph. 321-636-7662
Fx. 321-636-3455

Highland Heartland Chapter Austin Bryant
Heart of Florida Greenhouses, Inc.

7555 Crewsville Rd
Zolfo Springs, FL 33890-9801
Ph. 863-735-1199
Fx. 863-735-1081

Landscape Division Margie Fox
Foxy Foliage

5117 Imperial Cove Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32210-8238
Ph. 904-778-9691
Fx. 904-619-8129

Lake Region Chapter Scott Roth
Sunshine Growers, Inc.

PO Box 6375
Lakeland, FL 33807-6375
Ph. 863-644-8490
Fx. 863-701-9178

Manasota Chapter J.C. Diem
Southern Agricultural Insecticides, Inc.

PO Box 218
Palmetto, FL 34220
Ph. 941-722-3285
Fx. 941-723-2974

Northeast Chapter M.E. (Buck) Wurster
B & L Landscape Co., Inc.

7748 Spaner Rd
PO Box 24384
Jacksonville, FL 32241-4384
Ph. 904-262-1264
Fx. 904-880-1478

Palm Beach Chapter Debra Joneck
Florida Coast Equipment, Inc.

9775 W Boynton Beach Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33437-4421
Ph. 561-369-0414
Fx. 561-369-1282

Pinellas Chapter Victoria Bay
Carroll Brothers Nursery

4950 38th Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33710-2140
Ph. 727-527-5418
Fx. 727-522-3583

Royal Palm Chapter Bob Cook
Weeds and Seeds, LLC

17397 Allentown Rd
Fort Myers, FL 33967-2960
Ph. 239-734-0212

Tampa Bay Chapter Friedel Scholl
SoHo Landscape

3407 W Alline Ave
Tampa, FL 33611
Ph. 813-503-9020
Fx. 813-902-0495

Treasure Coast Chapter Cindy Hall
Eco Solutions Marketing, Inc.

1069 NE Crescent St.
Jensen Beach, FL 34957
Ph. 772-370-4713

Woody Ornamental Division Robert Shoelson
Getting Green Plant Service

PO Box 840107
Pembroke Pines, FL 33084
Ph. 954-680-1819
Fx. 954-680-1669