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
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
Jerry Budnick Alternative Maintenance Services Los Angeles, CA
Ann Hope Orange County Plant Health Care Lake Elsinore, CA
Dani North West Coast Turf Palm Desert, CA
John Schrimsher Disneyland Resort Anaheim, CA
Len Ochs Golf Ventures Covina, CA
Fleur Nooyen CEO FNA Glendora, CA
Brian Lake Cal Poly Pomona Pomona, CA
Liz Mendoza LA Arboretum Arcadia, CA
 Steve Plummer Agri-Turf Distributing  Santa Fe Springs, CA
 Scott Kleinrock Chino Basin Water Conservation District Montclair, CA
 John Barrios L Barrios & Associates San Dimas, CA
 Paul Cushing Paul Cushing Agronomic Turfgrass Services San Diego, CA
 Alicia Baugh The Huntington San Marino, CA
Ashlee Armstrong California Botanic Garden Claremont, CA
Eduardo Gutierrez Alta Vista Country Club Placentia, CA
Stephanie Skinfill Girasol Nursery Pico Rivera, CA
Will Harrison Target Specialty Products Irvine, CA
Vicente Godfrey San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Highland, CA