COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN
Second District


AUDIT 2018 -   GAIL BERTI

AWARDS  -  GAIL BERTI  

AWARD OF HONOR  -  DONNA SESSA  

BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES & BUGS   -  JENNY HOLMES

BOOK OF RECOGNITION  -  SUE BOUDREAU

BUDGET  -  CATHERINE WALSH

CIVIC BEAUTIFICATION & DEVELOPMENT AND BLUE STAR MEMORIALS  -  SUE BOUDREAU 

DISTRICT CLUB RECOGNITION  -  DENISE D'ONOFRIO-ZIZZO 

DISTRICT LUNCHEON CHAIRMAN - ELIZABETH WALSH  

DISTRICT LUNCHEON ASSISTANT  -  CHRISTINE O'BRIEN

DISTRICT PROMOTIONS  -  LAURA MCLAUGHLIN  

DISTRICT WORKSHOPS  -  NANCY IRACE 

ENVIRONMENTAL - SUE AVERY

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES COUNCIL -  EILEEN DERICCO 

FLOWER SHOW CONSULTANT - EILEEN DERICCO

GARDENING STUDY SCHOOL  -  LYNN PEZOLD
                                                  
GARDEN THERAPY  -  MARIE CAPITANO 

HISTORIAN/PHOTOGRAPHY  -  WILLIAM DURYEA

HORTICULTURE  -  MARISA KATZURIN 

HOSPITALITY  -  RITA SEPENOSKI 

JUDGES  COUNCIL  -  EILEEN DERICCO
                                              LAURA MCLAUGHLIN  

LANDSCAPE DESIGN COUNCIL  -  LYNN PEZOLD 

LONG ISLAND GARDENER EDITOR  -  BERNADETTE PEPIN

LONG ISLAND GARDENER ASSISTANT EDITOR  -  KIM THOMSON

LONG ISLAND GARDENER CIRCULATION MANAGER  -  DIANE GARVEY  

MEMBERSHIP  -  ALICE DAWES

NATIONAL GARDEN WEEK - DIANE TUTTLE 

NATURE CONSERVANCY  -  DOROTHY CAMPBELL  

NYS AND NATIONAL LIFE MEMBERSHIP/NATIONAL GARDENER  -  LOVEJOY DURYEA  

PENNY PINES  -  JENNY HOLMES  

PRESIDENTS COUNCIL  -  TBA

PROTOCOL  -  SANDY PRIOR  

PUBLICITY & PRESS BOOK  -  TBA 

SCHEDULE CONSULTANT  -  NORMA HENRIKSEN 

SCHOLARSHIP  -  SANDY HART  

SPEAKERS LIST  -  MARJORIE LOSEN 

SUNSHINE  -  MARIE CAPITANO  

VENDORS  -  TERRY SAJEWSKI   

VISION OF BEAUTY CALENDARS  -  TBA 

WEBSITE  - MARION ROMEO 

WORLD GARDENING  -  MARISA KATZURIN   

YEARBOOKS  -  LAURA MCLAUGHLIN 

YOUTH CHAIRMAN  -  SHARON OTT



ADVISORY COMMITTEE 
PAST DIRECTORS 

Donna Sessa, Chair 
Lynn Pezold 2015-2017 ​
Bernadette Pepin 2013-2015 
Marie Capitano 2011-2013  ​
Marion F. Romeo 2009-2011 
Johnna-Claire Metz  2007-2009   
Joan Prior – 2005-2007
Victoria Bellias – 2003-2005
Laura McLaughlin – 2001-2003
Kaye Aaronson – 1999-2001
Eileen DeRicco – 1997-1999
Joan Corbisiero Past State President 1991-1993
Kaye Aaronson – 1981-1983
Grace Colligan – 1979-1981
Margaret Howell – 1975-1977  





OFFICERS
DIRECTOR - KIM THOMSON

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - GAIL BERTI

RECORDING SECRETARY - ELAINE SHEIN

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY - CHRISTINE O'BRIEN

TREASURER - CATHERINE WALSH
                                   SECTION CHAIRMEN


QUEENS COUNTY - ELAINE SHEIN

NASSAU NORTH - ANNE GRONAN

NASSAU SOUTH - TBA

SUFFOLK NORTH - LYNN PEZOLD

SUFFOLK SOUTH - JEAN ANN GOTTSCH