About FNGLA

Committees

Although the president may appoint Special Committees at any time, the following is a list of FNGLA Standing Committees and the purposes for which they were formed.

Certifications Committee

Oversees FNGLA's five professional certification programs-- FCHP (FNGLA Certified Horticulture Professional), FCLT (FNGLA Certified Landscape Technician), FCLMT (FNGLA Certified Landscape Maintenance Technician ), FCLC (FNGLA Certified Landscape Contractor) and FCLD (FNGLA Certified Landscape Designer).

Chair: Harold Jenkins, FCLC, Jenkins Landscape
Staff: Merry Mott

The Landscape Show Committee

Oversees operations and policies regarding The Landscape Show to ensure smooth operation of the show.

Chair: Ty Strode, Agri-Starts, Inc.
Staff: Linda Adams, Sabrina Haines

TLS Knowledge College Committee

Oversees operations and policies relating to the educational conference at The Landscape Show.

Chair: Keri Leymaster, Orange County Extension Service
Staff: Linda Reindl

TPIE (Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition) Committee

Oversees operations and policies regarding TPIE to ensure smooth operation of the show.

Chair: Theresa Riley, Rockledge Gardens
Staff: Linda Adams, Sabrina Haines

TPIE Short Course Committee

Oversees operations and policies relating to educational conference at TPIE.

Chair: Bill Schall, Palm Beach County Extension Service
Staff: Linda Reindl

FNGLA-PAC (FNGLA Political Action Committee)

FNPAC evaluates candidates for their positions on industry issues and recommends campaign contributions from FNGLA's voluntary PAC fund.

Chair: Ralph Garrison, Suncoast Nursery, Inc.
Staff: Ben Bolusky

Membership & Marketing Committee (yet to be renamed)

FNGLA's Membership & Marketing Committee is a newly-fused group combining the efforts of membership recruitment and retention with industry marketing.

Chair: Deb Joneck, Florida Coast Equipment, Inc.
Staff: Jennifer Nelis and Ben Bolusky