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Horticulture Advisory Group


Mt. SAC Agricultural programs maintain close associations with the businesses in the communities we serve. Industry leaders serve on our advisory committee to ensure our academic programs remain current and relevant to the industry and provide benefits our students beyond the classroom, such as field trips, internships, and a real-world experience in a classroom setting. The list below are the members of the Agricultural Programs Advisory Group:

Advisor Business Organization City Location
Angelic Rael Dole  Long Beach
Bill Millward Netafim Corona, CA
Brandon Linz Brandon's Landscapes Pasadena, CA
Carolyn Bell City of Ontario Ontario, CA
Daniel Hughes City of LA Covina, CA
Dave Palumbo Rainbird Wrightwood, CA
David Oborn Luminaire San Marcos, CA
Duncan McKee Cal Poly Pomona Avocado Heights, CA
Carol Pancner Succulent Surprises Morongo Valley, CA
Humberto Mojica Disneyland Resort Anaheim, CA
Jerry Budnick Alternative Maintenance Services Los Angeles, CA
Ann Hope Orange County Plant Health Care Lake Elsinore, CA
John Marman West Coast Turf Winchester, CA
John Schrimsher Disneyland Resort Anaheim, CA
Len Ochs Golf Ventures Covina, CA
Fleur Nooyen CEO FNA Glendora, CA
Nicholas Staddon Consultant Azusa, CA
Richard Farmer Cal Poly Pomona Brea, CA
Robert Bennett Bennetts Arborist Service Glendora, CA
Robin Sease LA Arboretum Arcadia, CA
 Steve Plummer Agri-Turf Distributing  Santa Fe Springs, CA
 Scott Kleinrock Chino Basin Water Conservation District Montclair, CA
 Mike Wagner City of Riverside/Wagner's Landscaping Moreno Valley, CA
 Nicole Hill Irvine Company Irvine, CA
 Kellie Dodds JJ Mauget Company Arcadia, CA
 John Barrios L Barrios & Associates San Dimas, CA
 Ann Beisch Los Angeles Garden Club LA, CA
 Paul Cushing Paul Cushing Agronomic Turfgrass Services San Diego, CA
 Bill Blackman SiteOne  Riverside, CA
 Alicia Baugh The Huntington San Marino, CA