Board of Directors

2023 - 2024 Officers

Phil Buck Photo

Phil Buck


Crawford Landscaping

Eric Smith1

Eric Smith

Immediate Past President

BioSafe Systems, LLC


Phillip Hisey


Gruber-McNeill Contracting


Marcella Lucio-Chinchilla


Silver Vase

2023 - 2024 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.

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.