To promote and preserve the beauty of our community
PRESIDENT •Cathy Gallagher
FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT • JoAnn Cook
SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT • Diane Smith
RECORDING SECRETARY • Margo Antonelli
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY • Maria-Elena Bodnar
TREASURER • Maria Guyer
PARLIAMENTARIAN • Glenna Kidd
COMMITTEE CHAIRS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
AWARDS • Claudia West Works with the club president to determine club projects that will be submitted for awards. Refers to NGC, CAR-SGC, and FGCMD manuals for guidance in submitting paperwork and documentation for potential awards.
BIRDS & BUTTERFLIES •Claudia West Provides information regarding indigenous and migratory birds, their habitats and protection. Educates members on the important role birds and butterflies play in our gardens. BLUE STAR MEMORIAL •Camille DeVito Maintains the garden semi-annually and places a wreath by the Blue Star Memorial marker for Memorial Day, Veterans Day and Christmas.
CONSERVATION & LEGISLATION •Trish Demers Provides information on any federal or state legislation concerning conservation and encourages members to support it. Monitors county and local community conservation efforts and informs the club as appropriate.
DESIGN EXHIBITS •Marcia Richard Schedules four members for monthly meetings to create a specific design style. Discusses each design exhibit according to the Flower Show Handbook.
DEVOTIONS •Pat Stevenson Provides a devotion at the start of each monthly meeting.
FLOWER SHOWS •Marcia Richard and Doris Smith Organizes, plans, and writes the flower show schedule. Promotes the education of horticulture and floral designs.
FRIENDS OF TAWES GARDEN •Bonnie Pavlak An established group of garden supporters whose mission is to promote, educate, support and encourage the conservation and appreciation of native and cultivated gardening for the benefit of all.
FUNDRAISING •Paula Moratto In charge of fundraising activities, which is necessary for the club to function and make contributions to the community.
GARDEN THERAPY •C.J. Salisbury Plans and conducts hands-on workshops for residents at Crofton Care and Rehabilitation Center.
HAMMOND-HARWOOD HOUSE •Debbie Nicholson Partners with other District II garden clubs each year to decorate the historic Hammond-Harwood House in Annapolis for the holidays.
HISTORIAN •Bonnie Pavlak Compiles and maintains records of club events, including minutes of the various meetings.
HOLIDAY DECORATING •C.J. Salisbury Decorates the community with fresh evergreen wreaths for the holidays.
HORTICULTURE • Nancy Percivall Shares a brief topic at each meeting. This may be a short discussion, a quick demonstration, or a gardening-related handout.
HOSPITALITY • Shirley Levendoski Coordinates host/hostesses for meetings and contacts members each month to remind them of their commitments. Ensures that each member participates in hosting meetings.
NOMINATIONS •Sally Moore, Marcia Richard and Glenna Kidd Prepares a slate of officers to be considered in January, voted on in February, and installed in March of an election year.
PROJECTS •Denise Frey Researches ideas on new projects for the club. All projects are presented to the Board of Directors for approval.
PUBLICITY •D'Ana Johnson Publicizes upcoming events and club activities that are significant within the community and other garden clubs using all types of media.
SEEDS OF THOUGHT •Linda Childs Collects information regarding programs and projects and sends the monthly newsletter to the Membership Chair for electronic delivery to all garden club members.
SUNSHINE • Rena Pogue Receives information about club members who are ill, injured or otherwise in need of encouragement and sends cards, notes or flowers to those members or their family.
TELEPHONE •Maria-Elena Bodnar Contacts members who do not have email to relay important club information.
WEBSITE & YEARBOOK •Beverly Frye Provides members with information of organizational structure, affiliations, committee responsibilities, program agendas, and a directory of members’ names, addresses and email. Oversees the maintenance of the club website.
CROFTON VILLAGE GARDEN CLUB • P.O. BOX 3492 • CROFTON, MD 21114