||“Serving the Washington horticulture community since 1937.”
Each year, WSNLA members nominate their peers for demonstrating leadership throughout the industry.
SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
Criterion: Hardgood or non-plant supplier who has shown an above average support of the Association, the industry and the members. The award is to the person, not the company.
2012 Recipient: Tim Gray | Pacific Stone Company
EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
Criterion: Given for meritorious service in any "education" function serving the industry. Has been awarded to Cooperative Extension personnel, due to the strong education mission of that organization and its staff.
2012 Recipient: Sue Goetz, CPH | Creative Gardener
ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD
Criterion: This award goes to a person or company that significantly improved, protected or repaired the environment through the use of plants and proper horticultural practices." The award can be given to a person or firm within or outside of the nursery and landscape industry.
2012 Recipient: Sound Native Plants
YOUNG MEMBER OF THE YEAR
Criterion: Given to a member under 40 years of age who has rendered outstanding service to the WSNLA and the industry during the year just past.
2012 Recipient: Kirsten Lints, CPH | Gardens Alive Design
RAY SWANSON "MEMBER OF THE YEAR" AWARD
Criterion: In the tradition of Ray Swanson, given to a member who has rendered outstanding service to the WSNLA and the industry during the year just past.
2012 Recipient: Tim Gray, CPH | Pacific Stone Company
JERRY ROSSO "INVOLVEMENT" AWARD
Criterion: In the tradition of Jerry Rosso, given to a member who has demonstrated consistent commitment and involvement over the long term.
2012 Recipient: Megan Pulkkinen, CPH | Megan Pulkkinen Landscape Design
BRUCE BRIGGS "LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP" AWARD
Criterion: In the tradition of Bruce Briggs, given to a member who has shown leadership in supporting and actively … in the legislative arena.
2012 Recipient: Heather Hansen
HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBER
Criterion: Goes to an individual who, having been an active member, performed some outstanding service to the field of horticulture or in the interest of the industry.
2012 Recipient: Clare Hayes, CPH | Hayes Nursery & Bill Collins | WSNLA Seattle Chapter President
HAROLD YOUNG "LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT" AWARD
Criterion: Given to a member who has demonstrated exemplary service to the WSNLA and the industry on an ongoing basis. 2012 Recipient: Jeanne McNeil, CPH | WSNLA
Criterion: This award is given by the WSNLA president to a member of their choosing.
2012 Recipient: Scott Pringle, CPH | Paradise Lake Nursery
To submit a nomination contact WSNLA at (800) 672-7711 or email@example.com.
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