Horticulture Technician/Master Gardener Coordinator
2775 US Hwy 50
Grand Junction, CO 81504
PO Box 20,000-5028
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5028
(970) 244-1834 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tri River Area Master Gardener Program began in 1978 with eight members. Currently, over 300 Master Gardeners are active in the program, assisting the public by providing research-based information on many horticulture topics. Master Gardeners plant and maintain demonstration gardens throughout the area, organize the annual Landscapes West Conference and Garden Show, diagnose plant samples, test soil and water for salts, conduct house calls, and provide information at community events. Annual Apprentice training is January through March; Apprentices commit to a minimum of 50 hours service during the year.
Coordinate annual Master Gardener training, utilizing Extension educators, local experts, and specialists. Organize additional training throughout the year. Coordinate and promote horticulture events and activities for Master Gardeners and the public. Develop articles and presentations as requested and the Dial-a-Garden weekly recorded message at 970.244.1706; http://www.coopext.colostate.edu/TRA/PLANTS/dial.shtml.
Currently enrolled in Master of Agriculture program, Colorado State University
Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado. 1978 - 1980; 1986 - 1987. Bachelor of Arts, 1987.
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California 1973 - 1975.
California Polytechnic University, Pomona, California 1971 - 1973.
Horticulture Technician, CSU Cooperative Extension, 1999 - present
Instructor, Mesa State College, 1990 - 1992 - Exhibitions and Management; Exhibitions and Portfolio
General Assistant, Art Department, Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado - 1987 - 1990 - Ceramics studio assistant; teaching assistant; art gallery manager; guest lecturer
Colorado Master Gardeners
Western Colorado Botanical society
Montrose Botanical society
American Society of Horticulture Science
American Horticultural Society
Western Colorado Center for the Arts