Dallas County Master Gardener Association
Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Inc. is a non-profit, educational and volunteer service organization affiliated with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, an agency of Texas A&M University and is open to people of all ages, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, handicap or national origin. The program is designed to increase the availability of horticultural information and extend horticultural projects throughout the county. Our Association is a member of the Texas Master Gardener Association. The Texas Master Gardener program is one of the most effective volunteer organizations in Texas and is the largest Master Gardener program in the nation.
The successful public and private partnership between Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Dallas County Master Gardeners benefits Dallas County through our educational programming, activities, community projects and shared expertise by significantly extending the outreach of Extension. In 2015, the economic value of the volunteer service provided by our 400 Certified Master Gardeners translated to $1,085,103 in benefits to our community! In total, we contributed 46,057 volunteer hours with an average of 115 hours per Master Gardener.
Dallas County Master Gardener Association Web Site
DCMGA Board 2016 – 2017
- Linda Seidel – President
- Cynthia Jones – 1st Vice President
- Mary Kay Eastep – 2nd Vice President
- Susan Everett – Treasurer
- Sarah Sanders – Secretary
- Tig Thompson – Director-at-Large
- Dick Coupe – Director-at-Large
- Alan Rister – Director-at-Large
- Kevin Burns – Director-at-Large
- Pat Lockerd – Parliamentarian (non-voting)
Barbara St. Clair
TMGA Alternate Directors:
Financial Review Committee:
Stan Altschuler, Chair
Julie McKinney Bown
Board of Director meetings are open to all Dallas County Master Gardener Association members and are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 10 am at the Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service office. There is no Board of Directors meeting in December.