Hort Co-op of Metro St. Louis

2013-14 Officers, Board of Directors, Administrative & Advisory

The Horticulture Co-op is a non-profit corporation organized for the purpose of promoting quality horticultural practices and materials by providing educational experiences for the green industry professional and the general community in the St. Louis-metro area. 

OFFICERS - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (2013-14 fiscal years - terms expire June 30, 2014)

Hort Co-op voting officers are elected by the Hort Co-op Board of Directors.  Non-voting administrative officers are appointed by the Hort Co-op Board of Directors.


Roy Gross, President
 (Elected/Voting)
Landscape and Nursery Association of Greater St. Louis
St. Louis Composting
(314) 581-6372

Tim BoeddekerPresident Elect (Elected/Voting)
Gateway Professional Horticulturist Association
T & T Gardens
(314) 422-0087

Cary SemsarVice President
(Elected/Voting)
St. Louis Arborists Association
Bunton & Meyer Tree Service
(314) 426-2911
 
Tammy Behm, Immediate Past President (Elected/Voting)
Gateway Professional Horticulturist Association
Greenscape Gardens
(314) 961-9942

William T. Ruppert, Executive Director (Appointed/Non-voting)
Landscape and Nursery Association of Greater St. Louis
National Nursery Products - St. Louis
(314) 966-0253

Paul Roberts, Treasurer (Appointed/Non-voting)
St. Louis Community College at Meramec
(314) 984-7714

Executive Secretary (Appointed/Non-voting)
Horticulture Co-op of Metro St. Louis
(888) 978-8433 | info@hortco-op.org


Maggie JacksonExecutive Secretary Emeritus (Advisor)
Horticulture Co-op of Metro St. Louis
(314) 487-7848

MEMBER ORGANIZATION REPRSENTATIVES

Each Hort Co-op Member Organization has three (3) representatives on the Hort Co-op Board of Directors including their organization's current President and two staggered-term delegates selected by their membership.

Gateway Professional Horticulturist Association (GPHA)

Tim Boeddeker, 2014 GPHA President
T & T Gardens

Jim Gehringer, GPHA Delegate #1 (term expires 06/30/16)


Jennifer Ahearn, GPHA Delegate #2 (term expires 06/30/15)

Landscape and Nursery Association of Greater St. Louis (LNAGSL)

Tonya O'Connell, 2014 LNAGSL President
T & T Gardens

Doug Wolter, LNAGSL Delegate #1 (term expires 06/30/16)

St. Louis County Parks & Recreation

Pete Laufersweiler, LNAGSL Delegate #2 (term expires 06/30/15)
Kirkwood Parks & Recreation

St. Louis Arborists Association (STLAA)

Bryan Davidson, 2014 STLAA President
Gamma Tree Experts

Tim Brunsman, STLAA Delegate #1 (term expires 06/30/15)
City of Richmond Heights

Cary Semsar, STLAA Delegate #2 (term expires 06/30/16)
Bunton & Meyer Tree Service

 

Student Board Member

The Student Director is recommended by the St. Louis Community College Meramc Horticulture Program Director and appointed by the Hort Co-op Board for a term of one (1) year with possible renewal for a second one (1) year term. 

open, Student Director (term expires 06/30/14)
St. Louis Community College Meramec Horticulture

St. Louis Master Gardeners Representation

Chuck Brust (term expires 06/30/16)

Missouri Department of Conservation

Angie Weber

Hort Co-op Representation on Other Advisory Organizations

St. Louis Earth Day Symposium Planning Committee - Bill Ruppert, National Nursery Products - St. Louis

A complete directory of the Hort Co-op Board of Directors, Advisory Organizations, Appointed Administrative, Administrative Support and Board of Advisors can be found as a link on the bottom of this page.

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Hort Co-op Leadership, Advisory Organizations, Appointed Administrative, Administrative Support & Board of Advisors (Last Update: 04/18/2013)