Board of Directors

2022 - 2023 Officers

Eric Smith1

Eric Smith


BioSafe Systems, LLC

Phone: 561-955-0315


Sarah Spatola

Immediate Past President

Ecologel Solutions LLC

Phone: 352-620-2020

Phil Buck Photo

Phil Buck

President Elect

Crawford Landscaping

Phone: 352-620-2020


Phillip Hisey


Gruber-McNeill Contracting

Phone: 352-913-8151

2022 - 2023 Board Representatives

Allied Division

Board Rep.
Jason Platzer, BWI Companies, Inc. 

Big Bend Chapter

Board Rep.
Mark Clikas, Harrell's Fertilizer LLC

Broward Chapter

Board Rep.
Peter James, No Worries Property Management

Citrus Nursery Division

Board Rep.
Clay Pederson, Agromillora Florida, Inc. 

Frontrunners Chapter

Board Rep.
Stefan Liopiros

Garden Center Division

Board Rep.
Raina Adams, A One Stop Garden Shop, Inc.

Highlands Heartlands Chapter

Board Rep.
Scott Kirouac, Hillary Peat Co.

Landscape Division

Board Rep.
Erin Banas, Jenkins Landscape Co., Inc

Manasota Chapter

Board Rep.
J.C. Diem, Southern Agricultural Insecticides, Inc.

Miami-Dade Chapter

Board Rep.
Paul Wiggins, R Plants Nursery, Inc.

Northeast Chapter

Board Rep.
Jerry Stageman, Sunset Specialty Groundcover

Palm Beach Chapter

Board Rep.
Katie Rhineholz, White Trail @ Hideaway Farms LLC

Pinellas Chapter

Board Rep.
Bonnie Desmond, Pinellas County Parks Department

Royal Palm Chapter

Board Rep.
Phil Buck, Crawford Landscaping

Tampa Bay Chapter

Board Rep.
Autumn White, Dragonfly Landscape and Water Gardens

Treasure Coast Chapter

Board Rep.
Chuck Cruse, Farm Credit of Florida

Woody Division

Board Rep.
Joe Shook, Joe's Nursery, Inc.