Board of Directors Applications

Be Nominated for the AmericanHort Board of Directors

Seeking Passionate, Experienced People To Guide, Support, And Lead The Industry.

The AmericanHort Board of Directors represents its members by volunteering their time and sharing their talents to drive growth, foster innovation, and ensure a solid foundation for a better future.

Board members are selected by their peers for their broad industry experience, knowledge and deep commitment to helping our industry prosper. We ensure board members represent diverse horticulture segments so the full breadth of the industry has a voice.

Will You Help Move The Horticulture Industry Forward?

Help us unite and strengthen horticulture businesses by nominating an AmericanHort member who is a leader in the industry or applying to be on the AmericanHort Board of Directors yourself.

The formal role of the board of directors is to provide continuity for the organization by:

  • establishing and reviewing the budget, strategies, and goals of the Organization
  • overseeing the business and affairs of the Organization, considering emerging risks and opportunities
  • overseeing, selecting, and maintaining a succession plan for the position of Chief Executive Officer and key members of management

What Does It Mean To Be A Member Of The Board?

This group of passionate leaders is responsible for governing the direction and activities of AmericanHort, whose mission is to serve and strengthen industry businesses. Members of the board serve three-year terms and meet several times throughout the year. This upcoming term will begin in July 2024.

AmericanHort’s strategic plan outlines the goals directing the organization, you can find it here.

Nomination Committee Contact

Jon Reelhorn, Belmont Nursery – Immediate Past Board Chairman –


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The Application Period is open until February 16, 2024

Only owners and employees of Class A Member Companies (Basic, Plus, and Premium Company Members) or Class B Members (individuals engaged in academic studies or in the horticulture industry as a profession but not affiliated with a company qualifying for Class A membership) may submit an application.