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to the needs of independent garden centers

Garden Centers of America:
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GCA Leadership Council

Our thanks to these indviduals who give their time to help guide Garden Centers of America to best serve the needs of our members!


Kris Shepard, GCA Leadership President
Sheboygan, WI

Kris is Owner and President of Caan's in Sheboygan, WI. He has more than 30 years of retail experience, including more than 20 years with Alsip Home & Nursery, where he served as president and co-owner. He is deeply involved in all areas of garden center operations and management, including merchandising, sales, marketing, inventory and strategic planning. He has also served on Home & Garden Showplace's advisory board.

Pam Donzelli
Gale's Westlake Garden Center/Donzell's Flower & Garden Center
Westlake, OH
Akron, OH

Sandy Noten-Heuman
Bob's Garden Center

Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Phyllis Williams
K&W Greenery
Janesville, WI

Vendor Council Members

Susie Usrey
Monrovia Nursery
Visalia, CA
Dayton, OR
Cairo, GA
La Grange, NC
Springfield, OH


Steve Jarahian
Westlake, OH
Atlanta, GA




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