ONLA elects new president and board members

Jim Searcy of Cincinnati’s Hyde Park Landscaping was named president.

  • January 30, 2013


WESTERVILLE, Ohio -- The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) elected its president and three new board members at its Annual Business Meeting & Luncheon on Jan. 15.
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.



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