HERNDON, Va. – PLANET, the national trade association for landscape industry professionals, has announced its new board of directors for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2014.

Installation of the new board took place during PLANET’s Great Escape in Anaheim, Calif., in February.

Following is the 2014/2015 PLANET Board of Directors slate:
Officers are President Jim McCutcheon, Landscape Industry Certified, HighGrove Partners, LLC, Austell, Ga.; President-Elect Scott Jamieson, Landscape Industry Certified, Bartlett Trees Experts, Northbrook, Ill.; and Immediate Past President Glenn H. Jacobsen, Landscape Industry Certified, Jacobsen Landscape Design & Construction, Inc., Midland Park, N.J.

Directors-at-Large include Jason Becker, Landscape Industry Certified, Caterpillar, Inc., Cary, N.C.; Michael Byrne, Landscape Industry Certified, Hunter Lane, LLC, South Hamilton, Mass.; Jon Cundiff, Landscape Industry Certified, Weed Man – Kansas City, Lees Summit, Mo.; Joy Diaz, Land Care, Inc., North Las Vegas, Nev.; Kristin Fefes, CAE, Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, Denver, Colo.; Tom Fochtman, Landscape Industry Certified, Ceibass Venture Partners, Arvada, Colo.; Bill Horn, Landscape Industry Certified, Terracare Associates, Martinez, Calif.; Zach Johnson, Landscape Industry Certified, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.; Brett Lemcke, Landscape Industry Certified, R.M. Landscape, Inc., Hilton, N.Y.; Paul McDonough, Landscape Industry Certified, Agrium Advanced Technologies, Hinckley, Ohio; Michael McShane, Landscape Industry Certified, Green Source Solutions, LLC, Fogelsville, Pa.; Shayne Newman, Landscape Industry Certified, YardApes, Inc., New Milford, Conn.; Roger Phelps, Landscape Industry Certified, STIHL, Inc., Virginia Beach, Va.; and Barb Stropko, New Desert Gallery, Inc., Tucson, Ariz.