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Dr. Glen Jamieson ars.editor@gmail.com


Volume 35, Number 3
Summer 1981

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SERVICES TO MEMBERS
The American Rhododendron Society offers many services to its Chapters and Members, including publications, seeds, pollen, slide programs, research, registrations of new hybrids, and others as given below. For further information on these services, you may contact your Chapter officers, or if needed, the National Committee Chairman and others listed below who make these services possible.
MEMBERSHIP - Applications, renewals and changes Fran Egan, Executive Secretary
SALE OF PUBLICATIONS - Books and back issues of the Quarterly Bulletin
GENERAL INFORMATION - about the Society, including how to form a new Chapter
   
QUARTERLY BULLETIN - receives all material pertinent to the publishing of the Bulletin, including advertising space and rates. Publishes lists of chapter officers and show dates. Ed Egan, Editor
   
PLANT REGISTRATION - Provides registration forms, clears proposed names for new rhododendrons and azaleas, and maintains register Edwin K. Parker, Registrar
   
SEED EXCHANGE - Receives, stores, and catalogues cleaned and labeled seed from contributors each fall; provides availability list to all members and fills orders William D. Tietjens, Chairman
   
POLLEN BANK - Receives, stores, and distributes contributed pollen. Provides availability list to contributors and Chapter pollen chairmen Marthaann Mayer, Chairman
   
RHODODENDRON AND AZALEA NEWS - publishes newsletter four times annually, gathers national news items and notes chapter activities. Mrs. Janet Binford, Editor, Newsletter
   
SOCIETY HONORS - Receives and evaluates nominations for Society recognition of service and accomplishments (Proposals for Gold and Silver medals should be submitted through a Director prior to December 15.) Alfred Martin, Chairman
   Dr. John P. Evans, M.D.
   Curt Huey
   
RATINGS - Receives and coordinates plant quality and performance data by region Newton Edwards, Chairman
  Henry Schannen
  Harold Greer
  George Ring
  Marge Farwell
   
PLANT AWARDS - Provides information on how to nominate plants for awards. Receives nominations and maintains list of awards by region Mrs. Hugo Schliakjer, Chairman
        Howard Slonecker
   Dr. E. C. Brockenbrough
  Britt Smith
   
NOMINATIONS - Receives and considers nominations for officers of the Society Dr. August Kehr, Chairman
   
RESEARCH - Receives and evaluates proposals for research studies on rhododendrons and azaleas. Activates promising proposals. Dr. August Kehr, Chairman
      Dr. Robert Ticknor
  Dr. Robert Lamb
Dr. Keith Wade
  Dr. Gustav A. L. Mehlquist
  Dr. H. Hoitinck
   
SLIDE LIBRARY - Maintains 12 educational and entertaining programs on species, hybrids, gardens, etc., for loan to Chapters and members on receipt of deposit Western Chairman,
Dr. Herbert A. Spady
       Eastern Chairman,
Gordon Jones
   
ANNUAL CONVENTION - Confirms host Chapters for Annual Conventions - presently reserved through 1988 Dr. John P. Evans
   
OTHER ACTIVE WORKING COMMITTEES
SHOWS AND JUDGING - Developing guidelines for holding and judging flower shows Don McClure, Chairman
      Marge Farwell
   
PUBLICATIONS - Develops and selects information to be published by the Society Dr. Fred Coe, Chairman
      Meldon Kraxberger
  Ted Van Veen
  Dr. P. H. Brydon
   
PUBLICATION INDEX - Develops an index of information published by the Society Mrs. Hugh Baird, Chairman
      Mrs. John Hill
  Mrs. Elizabeth Lansdown
  Mrs. Lawrence Waldron
  Mrs. Joseph Moodie
   
MEMBERSHIP - Acts for the Society to improve membership Russell Haag, Chairman
  Mrs. Janet Binford
   
BY-LAWS - Reviews By-laws and Policies of the Board. Recommends changes as needed to keep current with Society activities Dr. Franklin West, Chairman
      Alfred Martin
  John Evans
  Ted Van Veen
  A. E. Kehr
  D. M. Layman
  George Ring
  Esther Berry
  Phil Livingston
   
CONVENTION PLANNING - Develop guidelines on hosting Annual Meeting of the Society Dr. Max L. Resnick, Chairman


Volume 35, Number 3
Summer 1981

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