Nomination Of Officers of the American Rhododendron Society
The committee an nominations appointed by the President, nominates the following members to fill the six vacancies of the Board of Directors of the American Rhododendron Society:
O. R. NEST - Oak Grove, Oregon
Incumbent; wholesale automotive parts salesman; rhododendron fancier and collector, has done much work in setting up Portland ARS shows and is active in development of Trial Garden and Exhibition Cool House.
C. T. HANSEN - Portland, Oregon
Incumbent; draftsman for Bonneville Power Administration; rhododendron fancier and collector, always active in ARS shows, chairman of committee for development of Trial Garden and designed Exhibition-Cool House, which is now completed.
CARL FAWCETT - Tacoma, Washington
Incumbent; jeweler; past president Tacoma Chapter ARS, rhododendron fancier and collector especially interested in dwarf varieties, always interested in promoting activities of ARS.
JOHN HENNY - Brooks, Oregon
Incumbent; nurseryman; past president of ARS, hybridizer, long active in promotion of genus Rhododendron.
J. HAROLD CLARKE - Long Beach, Washington
Incumbent; propagator and grower of rhododendrons; Ph.D. in Horticulture, headed committees on nomenclature, naming and rating, Editor of Yearbook of ARS, President Portland Chapter.
CECIL SMITH - Aurora, Oregon
Farmer; past member of Board of Directors; rhododendron fancier and collector especially interested in species; has delightful rhododendron garden; always active in setting up Portland ARS shows.
GEORGE DRAKE - Portland, Oregon
Building contractor; rhododendron fancier and collector; past Secretary of ARS and past member of Board of Directors; took very active interest in development of Exhibition-Cool House at test garden.
DONALD K. McCLURE - Seattle, Washington
Vice President of the Prudential Mutual Savings Bank. President of the Seattle Chapter A.R.S. Interested in hybrids. Mr. McClure has many of the new hybrids in his fin: garden. A hybridizer in his own right.
SUMNER WILLIAMS - Portland, Oregon
Incumbent, long active in the development of the Trial Garden.