Bobby Barnitz of Bob’s Market & Greenhouses in Mason, W.Va., was re-elected as OFA president and Danny Takao of Takao Nursery in Fresno, Calif., was re-elected as vice president at Short Course this year. Five new members were also elected, and three appointments to the OFA board of directors were made.
The five directors elected to the board are:
– Mark Foertmeyer of Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse in Delaware, Ohio, as Ohio grower.
–Joe Moore of Lucas Greenhouse in Monroeville, N.J., as grower at-large.
–Jerry Dill of Dill’s Greenhouse in Groveport, Ohio, as Ohio garden center.
–Dan Johnson of Tri-State Foliage in Cincinnati, Ohio, as interior plantscape at-large.
–David Kuack of Branch-Smith Publishing in Fort Worth, Texas, as allied trade.
And the three appointments made were:
– Mike McCabe of McCabe’s Greenhouse and Floral in Lawrenceburg, Ind., as board liaison to the executive committee.
–Jim Broderick of Plantland Garden Center in Columbus, Ohio as OFA treasurer.
–John Holmes as OFA executive director.