New CLCA San Diego Chapter Board Announced


        The San Diego Chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA), a nonprofit trade organization of licensed landscape and landscape-related contractors, elected its board of directors recently. The board members are:
  • Lawrence O'Leary, Hydro-Scape Products - president
  • Stacey Sturnot, ValleyCrest companies - president elect & vice president, events
  • Janet Pozzuoli-Vallin, Belle Terre Landscapes - vice president, education
  • Mimi Cortes, Tierra Verde Resources, Inc. - vice president, legislation
  • Donette Lamson, Wilbur-Ellis Company - vice president, membership
  • Mike Salceanu, Landscapes USA- vice president, resource management
  • Sandra Grow, Mark Schroeder and Company- treasurer
  • Jerrie Beard,  Jerrie Beard & Associates - secretary
  • Amy Conrad, Conrad Public Relations - public relations
  • Loren Godes, Hydro-Scape Products- AM representatives
        The San Diego Chapter of the CLCA is one of California's largest and most active chapters. Each year the chapter hosts a number of informative and educational meetings that allow members to keep on top of industry trends and network with their peers. The chapter sponsors its annual beautification awards, hosts the Landscape Industry Certified test, and is active in local political issues affecting the landscape industry, such as water conservation and sustainability issues.
        "I look forward to serving with this knowledgeable and experienced board," said re-elected chapter president Lawrence O'Leary. "I know this group of talented people can help the San Diego Chapter continue to grow. Locally, the landscape industry employs thousands, including hundreds of technically trained individuals from over a hundred firms.  Our licensed members contribute in a positive way to deliver a remarkable, sustainable and livable urban environment in our San Diego".