MENTOR, Ohio – Bill Vogel of Spring Valley begins a two-year term as president of Project EverGreen’s board president. Mike Sisti, of Weed Man USA, moves to the role of immediate past president.

"Michael steered us through a critical period in our evolution, and we thank him for his leadership," said Cindy Code, Executive Director of Project EverGreen. "We’re excited to have Bill take the reins. He’s been an integral part of Project EverGreen’s growth, and we’re looking forward to his leadership over the next two years."

Rounding out the 2014 board officers are President Elect Dan Carrothers, BASF; and Secretary/Treasurer Mike Dauer, Real Green Systems. 

The board of directors include: Tom Delaney, PLANET; Dave Ravel, Syngenta Lawn & Garden; Jose Milan, Bayer CropScience; Scott Frith, Lawn Doctor Inc.; Sean Casey, Nufarm Turf & Ornamental; John Marchionda, Husqvarna; Harold Enger, Spring-Green Lawn Care.; Alan White, Project EverGreen Canada; Maureen Thompson, FMC Professional Solutions; and Murray Wingate, Lebanon Turf Products.

Members of Project EverGreen’s Advisory Council are Norman Goldenberg; Den Gardner, Gardner & Gardner Communications; Paul McDonough, Agrium; Phil Fogarty, Weed Man USA; Scott Frith, Lawn Doctor; Linda Frerichs, Arysta LifeScience; Mark Miller PBI/Gordon; Steve Trusty, Trusty & Associates; Patti Niewoehner, Phoenix/UPI; Mark Klossner, BOSS Snowplows.

Tom Linnen, Dow AgroSciences; Kathy Mathers, The Fertlizer Institute; Rob Gilles, Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment (Bobcat Brand); Pierre Pereira, Billy Goat Industries; John S. Winkleman, Columbia University; Jeff Salem, Swanson Russell; Joe Shooner, Focal Point Communications; Brad Seipel, M/A/R/C Research; James W. Gray, Industry task Force II on 2-4 Research Data.

Dave Hansen, Swanson Russell; Dave Blasko, Moose River Media; Jason DeSarle, Moose River Media; Joe Kucik, Real Green Systems; Jim Novak, Turfgrass Producers International; Howard Mains, Tactix Government Consulting; Marisa Palmieri, North Coast Media; Chuck Bowen, GIE Media; Tara Olsen, All Points Research.