2017 New England Grows Leadership

GROWS GIVES BACK: To date, New England GROWS has donated more than $500,000 in grants to Cooperative Extension in support of research for the local green industry. Seen here at the 2016 grant awards ceremony are the GROWS board of directors (back row): Michelle Harvey, president; Jake Pierson, secretary; Trumbull Barrett, treasurer; Virginia Wood, executive director; Doug McDuff, vice president, and Rich Clark, past president. Front row: Cathy Neal, UNH; Heather Faubert, URI; Mary Owen, UMass; and Donna Ellis, UConn.

President
Michelle Harvey, MCH, MCLP
Lakeview Nurseries
Lunenburg, MA

Vice President
Doug McDuff, MCA, MCLP
Landscape America, Inc
Wrentham, MA

Treasurer
Trumbull Barrett, MCA
Barrett Tree Service East
Medford, MA

Secretary
Jake Pierson
Pierson Nurseries
Biddeford, ME

Past President
Richard Clark
Clark Farms, Inc.
Wakefield, RI

2017 Education Committee

CHAIR
Doug McDuff, MCA, MCLP
Landscape America, Inc
Wrentham, MA

CO-CHAIR
Trumbull Barrett MCA
Barrett Tree Service East
Medford, MA

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Brian Paige, MCLP
Paige Landscape Co, Inc
Wellesley, MA

Tim Dolan, MCLP
Chestnut Hill Realty
Chestnut Hill, MA

Adam Cervin MCA
Hartney Greymont
Needham, MA

Jim Harshbarger, MCA
The Garden Tutor
Marblehead, MA

Katherine Bergmann, MCH
Weston Nurseries
Hopkinton, MA

Tim Hay, MCH
Bigelow Nurseries
Northboro, MA

Mark Hixon
BMonrovia Growers
Granby, CT

Ken Roth
Rogers Spring Hill Garden & Farm Center
Haverhill, MA

Mandy Bayer Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA

Amy Papineau
University of New Hampshire
Boscawen, NH


PAST PRESIDENTS

Past presidents and current leaders gathered to celebrate 20 years of New England Grows on February 2, 2012 in Boston. Front row (l-r): Jim Abusamra, MCA (2011); Greg Mosman, MCA, secretary; Mary Hallene, MCH, vice president; Richard Clark, president; Jon Ciffolillo, MCLP (2010); Virginia Wood, executive director; Cricket Vlass, MCA, MCLP (2007); Andy Felix, MCA (1995). Second row (l-r): George Mellick, MCA (1999); Jesse O’Brien MCL, MCN (2004); Randy Wright, MCH (1997); John Bardzik, MCH (1993); Fred Dabney, MCH (2001); Roger Cook, MCA, MCLP (2002); Scott McPhee, MCA (2003). Back row (l-r): Michelle Harvey, MCH, MCLP (2009); John FIlias, MCLP (2006); Owen Regan (1998); Greg Schaan (2008); Dale Pierson, MCN (2000); Tom Vanicek, MCH (1996). Missing from photo: Mike Lueders, MCA, MCLP (1994) and Greg Georgaklis, MCH (2005).

1993 - John Bardzik, MCH
1994 - Michael Lueders, MCA, MCLP
1995 - Andrew Felix, MCA
1996 - Thomas Vanicek, MCH
1997 - Randolph E. Wright, MCH
1998 - Owen Regan
1999 - George Mellick, MCA
2000 - Dale Pierson, MCN
2001 - Fred Dabney, MCH
2002 - Roger Cook, MCA, MCLP
2003 - Scott McPhee, MCA
2004 - Jesse O’Brien, MCL, MCN
2005 - Greg Georgaklis, MCH
2006 - John Filias, MCLP
2007 - Cricket Vlass, MCA, MCLP
2008 - Greg Schaan
2009 - Michelle Harvey, MCH, MCLP
2010 - Jon Ciffolillo, MCLP
2011 - James Abusamra, MCA
2012 - Richard Clark
2013 - Mary Hallene, MCH
2014 - Jon Ciffolillo, MCLP
2015 - Greg Mosman, MCA

2016 - Michelle Harvey

Expo & Seminar Hours

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Seminars 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Expo 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Seminars 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Expo 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1
Seminars 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Expo 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Expo & Seminar Hours

Wednesday, November 29
Seminars
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Expo
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 30
Seminars
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Expo
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, December 1
Seminars
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Expo
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.