Master Gardeners Committee

Regular Meetings

  • Our meetings are usually on the first Monday of each month unless it falls on a holiday. 

Members

2022 Gloucester Master Gardener Officers

  • Susan Camp, President
  • Wendy Calder, Vice-President
  • Pat Knight, Secretary
  • Patti McGrath, Treasurer
  • Janet Hostenske, Member-at-Large
  • Bill Blair, Coordinator

2021 Gloucester Master Gardener Officers

  • Chris Conley, President
  • Debbie Brown, Vice-President
  • Pat Knight, Secretary
  • Ann Williams, Treasurer
  • Wendy Calder, Member-at-Large
  • Bill Blair, Coordinator*

2020 Gloucester Master Gardener Officers

  • Chris Conley, President
  • Debbie Brown, Vice-President
  • Rose Sullivan, Secretary
  • Ann Williams, Treasurer
  • Patti McGrath, Member-at-Large
  • Bill Blair, Coordinator*

*The Coordinator serves as a liaison with Virginia Tech and other organizations. They inform the Gloucester Master Gardeners of upcoming horticultural events and provide yearly report information to the Extension Office.


EXTERNAL (Public Ed Programs)

Special Events

  • Daffodil Festival
     
    Booth: Rose Sullivan
     Tours:  Rose Sullivan
  • Ready, Set, Grow
     
    Chairperson:  Anne Markwith
  • Guinea Jubilee
     
    Chairperson:  TBD
  • Winter Library Series
     
    Chairperson:  H. Thompson
  • Hort Lectures Ready to Go
     
    Chairperson:  Bob Beyea
  • Home and Garden Show
     
    Chairperson:  Kathy Gierlak
  • Page Science Fair
     Chairperson:  Anne Markwith
  • Garden Week Tours
     Chairperson: Bonnie Bernard
  • NAACP Health Fair
     
    Chairperson: Deb Bartok-Newton
  • Healthy Families (inactive)
  • Rosewell (inactive)

GMG Activities

  • Horticulture Therapy
    Gloucester House: B. Hicks
    Walter Reed: Terrie Evans
  • Horticulture Help Desk
    Wanda Eberle
  • Plant Extravaganza
    Chairperson:  Melanie Storrs 
  • Gazette Journal Column
    Chairperson:  Susan Camp
  • Gloucester Gardening Book
    Chairperson:  Ruby Gardner
  • Woodville Park
    Chairperson:  Interns
  • Scholarship Program(HS/4-H)
     
    Coordinator:  Kay Williamson
  • Abingdon Church Gardens
     
    Chairperson:  Nancy Choquette
  • Beaverdam Demo Garden
    Chairperson:  Interns
  • Gateway to Gloucester
    Chairperson: Brenda Booth
INTERNAL (Unit Maintenance & Training)

Administrative

  • Newsletter Editor
     
    Janet Gomez
  • Web Site Maintenance/VMSP
     
    B. Walker, R. Gardner
  • Facebook
    Patti McGrath
  • Member Roster & Directory
     
    Rose Sullivan
  • Publicity
     
    Chairperson: Kay Williamson
  • Historian/Photographer:
     
    Chairperson:  Bonnie Bernard
  • Project/Budget Review Committee
     
    Chairperson:  Vice President
  • Parliamentarian
     
    Chairperson:  Past President
  • GMG Clothing Coordinator
     
    Rose Sullivan
  • Extension Leadership Council
     
  • VMGA Representative
     
    Bonnie Bernard  

Administrative (cont'd)

  • VCE Coordinator
     
    ?

Training Programs

  • Member Training (Programs)
    Chairperson:  B. Walker
    Rose Sullivan
  • Intern Training
    Steve Faherty & Melanie Storrs
  • Intern Mentoring
    Member at Large

Miscellaneous

  • December Holiday Party
     
    Chairperson:  Member at Large
  • Zoom Meetings:
     Patti McGrath
  • Background Checks:
     Bill Blair

Revised:  22 March 2022



View a list of officers from previous years (PDF).

Responsibilities

The Extension Leadership Council is a diverse group of individuals who work with an ever-changing Extension program. The Council helps identify the needs and concerns of Gloucester, and also shares a commitment to finding solutions, implementing them and evaluating and reporting results.