Board of Directors

Board of Directors

FNGLA is managed by a Board of Directors comprised of member-elected representatives from its 14 active Chapters, 7 Divisions, and 4 statewide officers.

2018 - 2019 Officers



Will Womack

Shawn Thomas


Shawn Thomas



Martin Hackney


Immediate Past President

Ed Bravo

2018-2019 Board Representatives

FNGLA's Board Representatives are elected by chapters and divisions through elections which take place June-August each year. 

Action Chapter

Jennifer Parrish, Farm Credit of Central FL

Allied Division

Sarah Spatola, Ecologel, Inc.

Big Bend Chapter

Mark Clikas, Harrell's, LLC

Broward Chapter

Christy Savage-Griffin, Betrock Information Systems

Citrus Nursery Division

Lynn Steward, Alico, Inc.

Miami-Dade Chapter

Peggy Machin

Floriculture Division

Victor Gonzales, Berger Peat Moss, Ltd.

Foliage Division

Ty Strode, Agri-Starts, Inc.

Frontrunner's Chapter

Justin L. Slaymaker, Slay's Trees

Garden Center Division

Theresa Riley, Rockledge Gardens, Inc.

Highland Heartland Chapter

Scott Kirouac, Hillary Peat Co.

Landscape Division

Phillip Hisey, On Top of the World Communities, Inc. 

Lake Region Chapter

J.R. Reiner, Reliable Peat Co., J.V.

Manasota Chapter

J.C. Diem, Southern Agricultural Insecticides

Northeast Chapter

Justin Williams, Williams' Plant Nursery, Inc.

Palm Beach

Robbin Avery, Morning Dew Tropical Plants

Pinellas Chapter

Bonnie Desmond, Pinellas County Parks Dept. 

Royal Palm Chapter

Phil Buck, Crawford Landscaping

Tampa Bay Chapter

Autumn Schwab, Dragonfly Landscape and Water Gardens 

Treasure Coast Chapter

Cindy Hall, Eco Solutions Marketing, Inc.

Woody Division

Tommy Lewis, Stockwood Liners, LLC