Monthly Archives: March 2016

Troyce Fisher, President

Troyce has been the president of the Central Gardens Board of Directors for three years now and is grateful for the patience of other board members and volunteers who teach her how to properly weed and dead head! Retired from a 43-year career in educational leadership, besides volunteering at CGNI she also relishes being a…
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Connie Plagge, Vice President

Connie Plagge of Clear Lake joined the Central Gardens Board of Directors in 2013, and became board vice-president in 2016.  She began volunteering at the Gardens shortly after retiring from her nursing career, and moving to Clear Lake from the family farm north of Latimer.  It was an opportunity for her and her husband, Jody,…
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Jim W. Kuhlman, Treasurer

Jim W. Kuhlman of Mason City joined the Board of Directors in 2002 and has served as treasurer of the Board since 2005.  He retired from the Iowa State University Extension Service after 35 years as a County Extension Education Director, specializing in Horticulture and Forestry.  His parents had a large garden and his mother…
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Donna Dull, Secretary

Donna Dull of Clear Lake, retired after teaching kindergarten for 41 years and then decided to take part in some community activities that she had been unable to join before because of her daily teaching schedule.  Vegetable and flower gardening was done on both the maternal and paternal side of her family, so when the…
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