Saturday, April 25, 2015

Home News Former TPI executive director dies

Former TPI executive director dies

Industry News

Doug Fender served in the role for more than 20 years.

| December 28, 2012

Former Turfgrass Producers International Executive Director, Doug Fender died last week.  He served in the role from 1983-2004.

Den Gardner, who worked with Fender for many years, said:

"Doug was a loyal friend and business colleague for so many years. He was always one of the 'good guys.' All of us at TOCA were thrilled the year we selected him TOCA's Environmental Communicator of the Year several years ago. His passion for green was unparallelled. His sense of humor always brought joy to our lives. We all know this is a very difficult time for his family and friends, but know that Doug is enjoying his green spaces at another level."

Top news

Right place, right time

Know your plants' needs before you start to cut.

Cut, chop or saw?

Choose the right tools for your clients' trees and shrubs.

Profit or loss

Figure out your gross margin and you’ll find out if you’re making money or just buying work.

Kawasaki division consolidates functions

The research and development engineering group will be moved to Grand Rapids, Mich.

A safe influence

Make sure employees are taking responsibility for staying out of harm's way.

x