CNLA Past Presidents

This association was formed in 1907 as the Connecticut Nurserymen’s Association. The name was changed at the Annual Meeting in 2000 to the Connecticut Nursery & Landscape Association.

1907-1908  John Barnes

1909  C.R. Burr

1910  C.W. Atwater

1911  Paul Hubbard

1912  W.W. McCartney

1913-1914  T.E. Burroughs

1915-1916  W.E. Cambell

1917-1918  Fred S. Baker

1919-1920  Chester Brainerd

1921-1922  H.W. Gottschalk

1923-1924  W.W. McCartney

1925-1926  Henry Kelly

1927  C.E. Wilson

1928-1930  Alex Cumming

1931-1932  Henry Kelly

1933  Joel Barnes

1934  Edward Kelly

1935  Charles Burr

1936  Arthur C. Bird, Sr

1937  Edgar Brouwer

1938-1939  Louis Vanderbrook

1940  Henry Verkade, Sr

1941  W.A. VanHeiningen

1942  Thomas Faulkner

1943  Wellington Kennedy

1944  Peter Brouwer

1945-1947  Art Webster

1948-1949  Ervin Whitman

1950  Robert Bennerup

1951  Eben T. Hall

1952  Dick Van Heiningen

1953  E. John Brown

1954  Robert McNeil

1955  George E. Tuoti

1956  William Vittner

1957  Lud Hoffman

1958-1959  Warren Richards, Sr

1960  Bruce Vanderbrook

1961  Russell J. Griffin

1962  Emil J. Tranposch

1963  W. Norman Leghorn

1964-1965  Henry Verkade, Jr

1966-1967  Robert W. Baker

1968-1969  Robert S. Bird

1970  Albert H. Gledhill

1971-1972  Michael D. Johnson

1973-1974  Paul R. Young

1975-1976  James W. Hosking

1977-1978  Lewis Gray

1979-1980  Raymond Heser

1981-1982  Leon Zapadka

1983-1984  Ed Voughn, Jr.

1985-1986  W. James Everett

1987  Heinz Amareli

1988  Marc Laviana

1989  John Whitman

1990  Tom Gray

1991  Patricia Barre

1992  Paul Holdridge, Jr

1993  Robert Powell

1994  James Messier

1995  Deborah Donohoe

1996  John Nassif

1997  Neal Millane

1998  Rayona Hobbs

1999  Sam Bridge

2000  James Costello

2001  David Goodwin

2002  Mary Richardson

2003  Paul Larson

2004  Holly Johnson

2005  Bill VanWilgen

2006  Andy Brand

2007  Barry Burton

2008  Seb Ruffino

2009  Dawn Coffin

2010  Todd Burnett

2011  Steve Bousquet

2012  Peter House

2013  David Taddei

2014  Kevin Sullivan

2015  Darryl Newman

2016  Brian Kogut


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