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Awards and Achievements

2020 AIFD National Symposium Coordinator

2017-2019 AIFD Membership Coordinator

2016 SAF Sylvia Cup Participant

2015 AIFD Bobbi Cup Winner

2015 Minnesota State Florist Association Finalist

2015 SAF Sylvia Cup participant

2015 AIFD Membership Vice Chairman

2013 AIFD Certified Evaluator

2013 AIFD Membership Co -Chair

2010-13 AIFD National membership committee

2012 inducted into PFCI Professional Floral Commentators International

2012-13 AIFD National EducationCommittee

2012 Principle designer of Award winning Schaffer Design Pelle display at Philadelphia Flower Show

2008 AIFD National Hard goods procurement chairperson

2007 AIFD North Central Board Member

2007 Koehler and Dramm Manager of the year

2005 AIFD Across America presenter "Elements"program

2004 Manager of the Year Koehler and Dramm

2003 Induction into AIFD

1999 FTD America's cup regional 1st place

1998 Manager of the year Koehler and Dramm Design Department

1995-1998 FTD product development designer and consultant

1995 Keynote speaker American cancer society Relay for LIfe

1995 North Central Designer of the Year !st place

1993 North Central Designer of Year 3rd place

1990-1992 Aquatenial parade specialty coordinator

1990 Bachmans employee club President

1985-1990 Bachmans employee club board member

1998 North Central Designer of the Year 1st place

1983 U of M Horticulture student of the year

1982-1983 U of M Horticulture club president


AIFD Certified Evaluator online class

AIFD Elements and principles on line class

AIFD Design Techniques Online class

Teleflora Education Center Professional comentating class

Microsoft Office Training updated 2011

AIFD National Symposium Yearly attendance

AIFD National membership commitee

Peak Performers Motivational seminars

Employers Association Principles of supervision

Design programs to numerous to count

Attended University of Minnesota Waseca

Major- Retail Floraculture Management

Minor -Business management and Interior design

AAS Degree graduated with Honors

Eden Valley Watkins High school graduate with honors

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