Board of Directors Applications

Be Nominated for the AmericanHort Board of Directors

Seeking passionate people to guide, support, and lead the industry.

The AmericanHort Board of Directors are the people behind the plants who share both time and talent to help the industry grow, evolve, innovate, and prepare for the best future possible.

Will you help move the horticulture industry forward?

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

What does it mean to be a member of the board?

This group of passionate leaders are responsible for governing the direction and activities of AmericanHort, whose mission it is to serve and strengthen industry businesses. Members of the board serve three-year terms and meet several times throughout the year.


Contact AmericanHort at or Tom Hughes, Hughes Nursery and Landscaping – immediate past chairman of the board, at

The Application Period is open January 24 - February 18

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.