15th Annual Meeting of The American Rhododendron Society
Members of the Society are reminded that the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society will be held on May 9, 1959 at 8 p.m. in the Portland Garden Club Building, 1132 S.W. Vista Ave., Portland, Oregon. Visitors and members that attend the Show are urged to attend this meeting. A fine program with guest speakers is being arranged.
The Nomination of Officers of the American Rhododendron Society.
Committee nominees for officers and board members of the American Rhododendron Society.
President - J. HAROLD CLARKE, Long Beach, Washington
Propagator of Rhododendrons; Ph.D. in Horticulture; headed committees on nomenclature, Editor of ARS Year
Book, "Rhododendrons"; present President of ARS.
Vice-President - EDWARD B. DUNN, Seattle, Washington
Member Board of Directors of ARS; Past Pres. Seattle Chapter; particularly interested in newer hybrids.
Secretary-Treasurer - MRS. RUTH HANSEN
Present Secretary, long active in promoting affairs of the Society and Crystal Springs Gardens.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS: DR. CARL PHETTEPLACE, Eugene, Oregon
Has one of the finest species collections in the Northwest, and a student of the genus. Present member of board.
HERBERT SCHINK, Portland, Oregon
Long active in development of the Crystal Springs Garden. Present member of board.
WALES WOOD, St. Helens, Oregon
Has fine sloping garden overlooking Columbia River. Former member of board.
DR. AARNE LINDGREN, Portland, Oregon
A young M.D. who has an intense interest in both species and hybrids.
JOHN M. BATES, Lake Grove, Oregon
Has beautifully landscaped home with many rhododendrons. Business man and active in civic affairs.
ROBERT BOVEE, Portland, Oregon
Long a member of Board of Directors. Particularly interested in species and their identification.
EDWIN B. PARKER, Astoria, Oregon
From an excellent rhododendron growing area near the Pacific Ocean.
HOWARD SLONECKER, Oak Grove, Oregon
Present member of the Board. Particularly interested in species and their identification.