AIFD FOUNDATION


Leadership


  

Board of Trustees


Executive Board
CEO Lynn Lary McLean AIFD *
CEO Elect John Kittinger AIFD
Secretary Ron Mulray AIFD
Treasurer Kevin Coble AIFD
Immediate Former CEO Eddie Payne AIFD *
 

Florida Florist Endowed Fund Representative
Deborah De La Flor AIFD
 

Regional Chapter Representatives
North Central Chapter Representative Pete Samek AIFD
North East Chapter Representative Polly Berginc AIFD
Northwest Chapter Representative Wil Gonzalez AIFD
Southern Chapter Representative Robyn Arnold AIFD
South Central Chapter Representative Charlie Groppetti AIFD
 

Trustees
2018 - 2021
Tina Coker AIFD
Theresa Colucci AIFD
Ron Mulray AIFD
Chris Norwood AIFD *
Derrick Vasquez AIFD *
 

2019 - 2022
Karyn Brooke AIFD
Kevin Coble AIFD
Lynn Lary McLean AIFD *
 

2020 - 2023
Kevin Hinton AIFD
John Kittinger AIFD
Laurie Lemek AIFD
Eddie Payne AIFD *
 

AIFD President
Jackie Lacey AIFD
 

Trustees Emeritus
Allen Beck AIFD *
David Hope AIFD *
James Moretz AIFD
Ralph Null AIFD *
Rocky Pollitz AIFD *
Teresa Riddle AIFD *
Frankie Shelton AIFD *
Chong Ullom AIFD

* Fellow of the American Institute of Floral Designers

Executive Director

Dianna Nordman AAF

AIFD Foundation Ambassadors


Brenda Blackburn AIFD
Tom Bowling AIFD
Frank Feysa AIFD
Marisa Guerrero AIFD
Jackie Lacey AIFD
Joyce Mason - Monheim AIFD
Jacob McCall AIFD
Sharon McGukin AIFD
Kim Oldis AIFD
Beth O’Reilly AIFD
Ken Senter AIFD
Jenny Thomasson AIFD

AIFD Foundation Committees


Audit Committee
Appointed in the event that an Audit is requested
 

Awards Committee
Chair Derrick Vasquez AIFD
Laurie Lemek AIFD
Eddie Payne AIFD
 

Fund Development
South West Regional Chapter Fund Chair Susan Bean AIFD
Frankie Shelton AIFD Fund Chairs Nicola Parker AIFD * Lisa Weddel AIFD * Tony Huffman AIFD
Richard Seaboldt AIFD Fund Chair Karyn Brooke AIFD
Phil Rulloda AIFD Fund Chair Ken Senter AIFD
Matt Wood AIFD Fund Chair Charlie Groppetti AIFD
Floriology Institute Fund empowered by BloomNet Chair Jackie Lacey AIFD
Jim Rauch AIFD Fund Chairs Carolyn Kurek AIFD * Pete Samek AIFD
David Shover AIFD Fund Chair Frank Feysa AIFD


Grant & Scholarship Committees
Chair Eddie Payne AIFD

Co Chairs
A Lifetime of Learning Committee Chair Tina Coker AIFD
CFD Scholarship Committee Chair Polly Berginc AIFD
Grant Committee Chair Kevin Coble AIFD
S.H.I.N.E. Scholarship Committee Chair Theresa Colucci AIFD
Student Scholarship Committee Chair Ron Mulray AIFD
Symposium Scholarship Committee Chair Karyn Brooke AIFD

A Lifetime of Learning Scholarship Committee
Chair Tina Coker AIFD
Janet Black AIFD
Kevin Hinton AIFD
John Kittinger AIFD
Jackie Lacey AIFD
 

CFD Scholarship Committee
Chair Polly Berginc AIFD
David Hope AIFD
Charlie Groppetti AIFD
 

Grant Committee
Chair Kevin Coble AIFD
Polly Berginc AIFD
Karyn Brooke AIFD
Tina Coker AIFD
Theresa Colucci AIFD
Ron Mulray AIFD

S.H.I.N.E. Scholarship Committee
Chair Theresa Colucci AIFD
Charlie Groppetti AIFD
Paul Miller AIFD
Chris Norwood AIFD
J. Keith White AIFD
 

Student Scholarship Committee
Chair Ron Mulray AIFD
Robyn Arnold AIFD
Susie Ayala AIFD

Symposium Scholarship Committee
Chair Karyn Brooke AIFD
Lou Lynne Moss AIFD
Pete Samek AIFD

AIFD Foundation FFF Scholarship Committee
Chair Deborah De La Flor AIFD
Robyn Arnold AIFD
Tina Coker AIFD
Ralph Giordano AIFD
Andreia Muller AIFD
Advisor: Ann Martin AIFD
 

Regional Chapter Scholarship Committees


North Central
Chair Pete Samek AIFD
Kelsey Thompson AIFD
Renee Polreis AIFD
 

North East
Chair Polly Berginc AIFD
Janet Corrao AIFD
Jo Jarvis AIFD
 

Northwest
Chair Wil Gonzalez AIFD
Shamay Andrich AIFD
Lindsey Peterson AIFD

South Central
Chair Charlie Groppetti AIFD
Monroe Cranford
Julia Marie Schmitt AIFD

Southern
Chair Robyn Arnold AIFD
Sue Bain AIFD
Linda Speer AIFD
 

Investment Advisory Committee
Chair John Kittinger AIFD
Tina Coker AIFD
Frank Hofland
Dwight Larimer
Renato Sogueco
 

Marketing Advisory Committee
Kevin Coble AIFD
Charlie Groppetti AIFD
 

Nominations Committee
Chair Eddie Payne AIFD
Chris Norwood AIFD
Derrick Vasquez AIFD
 

AIFD Foundation Events * 2021 AIFD Symposium
Chair John Kittinger AIFD


Designer Prop Sale
Chair Chris Norwood AIFD

Presidential Suite Event
Chair Laurie Lemek AIFD
 

AIFD Foundation Investment Committee Meetings
Chair Kevin Hinton AIFD
 

AIFD Foundation Partners’ Table Decor
Chair Kevin Coble AIFD
 

Silent Auction
Chair Tina Coker AIFD
 

Scholarship Meet & Greet
Chair Eddie Payne AIFD
 

Mini Live Auctions
Chair Kevin Coble AIFD
 

Specialty Auction
Chair Tina Coker AIFD
 

Free Night Event
Chair John Kittinger AIFD
 

SAIFD Event
Chair Ron Mulray AIFD
 

Head & Heart Game
Chair Derrick Vasquez AIFD
 

World Class Hands-on Design Experience with Bart Hassam
Chair Pete Samek AIFD