The ONLA president is Jim Searcy from Hyde Park Landscaping, Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio. Searcy has served on ONLA committees for more than 15 years, as well as a previous two-year term on the board of directors. He is looking forward to serving as the association president in 2013 and working for Ohio’s green industry.
Andy Harding from Herman Losely & Son, Inc. in Perry, Ohio will be serving on the board as immediate past president with Dave Richards from South Ridge Farms in Ashtabula, Ohio serving as 2013 president-elect.
New board members for 2013 include Jason Bornhorst from JB Design Group, LLC in Hilliard, Ohio; Bill Mainland from Klyn Nurseries, Inc. in Perry, Ohio; and David Listerman from Listerman & Associates, Inc. in Xenia, Ohio.
Returning board members include Stephen Maddox from Rice’s Nursery & Landscaping, Inc. in Canton, Ohio; Dr. Hannah Mathers, representing The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio; Mark Reiner from Oakland Nursery, Inc. in Columbus, Ohio; Mike Satkowiak from Markman Peat in Westerville, Ohio; and Kevin Thompson, executive director of The Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association.