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YELLOWSTONE COUNTY MASTER GARDENER ASSOCIATION

A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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YCMGA OFFICERS

Name Office Status Year
Bob Wicks President Montana Master Gardener Level III 2007
Sharon Wetsch Vice-President Montana Master Gardener Level III 2007
Linda Brewer Secretary Montana Master Gardener Level III 2015
Christine Smith Treasurer Montana Master Gardener Level III 2011
Bob Sharon Linda Chris NewFace

Bob is the president of the Yellowstone County Master Gardener Association. He is a day lily enthusiast extraordinaire who will stop at nothing short of populating the earth with his botanical friends. Bob coordinates the annual Farmer's Market Booth and oversees the Monday night Master Gardener classes. He was voted Outstanding Master Gardener of Montana in 2011. He can be reached by e-mail at: BobWix@hotmail.com

Sharon is Vice-President of the Yellowstone County Master Gardener Association and has been involved in horticultural activities for years. She is one of the original founders of the Association and is in charge of all social activities for the organization. Sharon is the coordinator for all activities at the Women's Prison. She can be reached by e-mail at: SharonWetsch@yahoo.com

Linda was elected Secretary of the YCMGA in April of 2016. She was born and raised in North Carolina and worked for the US Postal Service rising to the position of IT Communication Specialist. Now enjoying the freedom of retirement near Huntley with husband Ray, her interests include volunteer work, camping, gardening, horses and a plethora of animals. She can be reached by e-mail at: lbrewer@tctwest.net

Chris was elected Treasurer of the Association in January 2016. She completed the Master Gardener Level 1 and 2 certifications in 2011 and the Level 3 certification in 2013. Born in Minnesota she moved to Montana in 1985 and works for Wells Fargo Bank, a career which spans more than 30 years. Her hobbies, after gardening, include sewing, knitting, crafting and reading. She can be reached by e-mail at: smithirc@msn.com

Yellowstone County Master Gardener Association's objectives are:

  • To develop and sustain a viable and energetic group of educated volunteers to raise funds to support, enhance and supplement MSU Master Gardener programs in Yellowstone County.

  • To support, enhance and supplement the community educational efforts of the MSU Master Gardener Program and thereby provide education and information about horticulture, environmental stewardship and community service to the residents of Yellowstone County.

  • To facilitate the exchange of information and ideas between and among associates and the community through all forms of media, public meetings, educational programs and other activities.

  • To inform and educate the residents and decision-makers of Yellowstone County about the value of the MSU Master Gardener Program.

-ASSOCIATION BY LAWS