American Rhododendron Society
ARS District One (British Columbia, Canada)


District One Directors

Director - District 1: Chris Hodgson
Alternate Director - District 1: Chris Southwick

Chapter Meetings
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  District One - Presidents' Meetings


Next District 1 Presidents' Meeting - August 22, 2017
Start time: 11:00am
Location: the McRea home, 3570 Oakridge Drive, Nanaimo.
Luncheon: Gaylle is willing to provide a light lunch before the meeting - a few contributions would be welcomed.



Previous District 1 Presidents' Meetings
 
March 4, 2017- District 1 Presidents' Meeting in Courtenay, BC hosted by the North Island Rhododendron Society

Allen McRae (NRS Pres.), Glen Jamieson (JARS Editor), Linda Derkach (MARS Pres.),
Marilyn Dawson (District Secretary), Judi Murakami (NIRS Pres.), Chris Hodgson(District Director and VanRS Pres.),
Ken Webb (ARS Western VP), Maureen Denny (NIRS VP), Barrie Agar (CVRS Pres.)
 
August 23, 2016 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at Milner Gardens & Woodland, Qualicum Beach, BC
 
March 15, 2016 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at Ladner Legion, Ladner, BC
 
September 2, 2015 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at the Olive Grove Restaurant, Saanich, BC
 
March 26, 2015 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at the Quamichan Inn, Duncan, BC
 
August 12, 2014 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at Bay Moorings in Horseshoe Bay, BC
 
April 3, 2014 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at the Longwood Pub in Nanaimo, BC



back row: Tony Clayton (VanRS), Tony Ansdell (District Treasurer), Glen Jamieson (JARS Editor), Jake Ellis (NIRS VP),
Paul Wurz (NIRS Pres.), John Deniseger (NRS VP), Ken Webb (District Director), Al Campbell (CVRS),
Craig Clarke (NRS Website), Ian Efford (CVRS), Art Lightburn (NRS Pres.) 
front row: Marilyn Dawson (District Secretary), Mary J. Parker (District Past Director), Norma Senn (VicRS Pres.),
Sandra Stevenson (CVRS Pres.), Linda Derkach (MARS Pres.), Susan Lightburn (NRS)
unable to attend meeting: Garth Wedemire (District Website)
( photo taken by Susan Lightburn )

 
August 20, 2013 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at Milner Gardens and Woodland, Qualicum, BC


back row:
Sandra Stevenson (CVRS Pres.), Linda Derkach (MARS Pres.), Ian Efford (CVRS Past Pres.),
Norma Senn (VicRS Pres.), John Deniseger (NRS), Art Lightburn (NRS Pres.), Mary J. Parker (District Past Director),
Glen Jamieson (JARS Editor), Chris Southwick (NRS), Marilyn Dawson (District Secretary), Terry Richmond (MARS),
Calvin Parsons (VicRS Past Pres.), Jake Ellis (NIRS VP)  
front row:
Garth Wedemire (District Website), Paul Wurz (NIRS Pres.), Tony Ansdell (District Treasurer),
Ken Webb (District Director   
missing from photo:
Bernda Macdonald (FSRS Pres.) and Sean Rafferty (VanRS VP)
unable to attend meeting: Chris Hodgson (Alternate District Director), Nora Hall (VanRS Pres.)
( photo taken by Geoff Ball )

 
March 19, 2013 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at the ABC Restaurant, White Rock, Sue Klapwijk Garden and Nursery


August 21, 2012 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at Comox United Church

front row: L-R: Sandra Stevenson (CVRS VP), Paul Wurz (NIRS Pres.), Diana Scott (NIRS Past Pres.)
Ken Webb (District 1 Alternate Director), Mary J. Parker (District Director), Brenda McDonald (FSRS Pres.),
Ian Efford (CVRS Pres.), Glen Jamieson (JARS Editor)  
back row:
Tony Ansdell (District Treasurer), Ken Jones (MARS Pres.), Lois Blackmore (VicRS),
Marilyn Dawson (District Secretary), Madeleine Webb (VicRS) 
missing from photo: Art Lightburn (NRS Pres.)
unable to attend meeting: Tony Clayton (VanRS Pres.) and Garth Wedemire (District Website)
( photo taken by Dave Godfrey ) 
 
March 13, 2012 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at Lake Cowichan. BC

from left to right: Sandra Stevenson (CVRS VP), Calvin Parsons (VicRS Pres.), Tony Ansdell (District Treasurer),
John Deniseger (NRS), __,Ken Webb (District Alternate Director), ___, Ingeborg Woodsworth (CVRS),
Brenda Macdonald (FSRS Pres.), Tony Clayton (VanRSr), Ron Knight, Glenda Barr (NRS),
Mary J. Parker (District Director), Diana Scott (NIRS), Paul Wurz(NIRS), Ian Efford (CVRS Pres.), 
missing from photo: Garth Wedemire (District Website)
( photo taken by Garth Wedemire ) 
 
August 17, 2010 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at "The Glades", South Surrey


top row - James DeWolf, Chuck Floyd, Gerry Moore, John Deniseger, Garth Wedemire, Glen Jamieson
middle row - Elfriede DeWolf, Tony Ansdell, Ann Robertson, Mary Parker, Jacqueline Bradbury, Chris Hodgson
front row - Harry Wright

( photo taken by June Bouchard )

 
March 3, 2009 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting hosted by MARS Chapter at Lightburns' Garden, Nanoose Bay, BC


Standing: Art Lightburn (MARS), Don Haslam (VanRS), Avril Wedemire (FVRS), Paul Lawry (NRS), David Annis (CVRS Pres.), Noni Godfrey (NIRS), Sean Rafferty (FSRS/VanRS), Ron McMaster (MARS), Garth Wedemire (FVRS)   Kneeling: Ron Knight (Dist. 1 Director), Harry Wright (NIRS Past Pres.), Diana Scott (NIRS Pres.), Chris Hodgson (PARS), Dave Godfrey (NIRS)
( photo taken by Susan Lightburn in the Lightburn's garden )  

 
August 19, 2007 - District 1 Presidents' Meeting at the home of Glen Patterson in Vancouver, BC


top row - Chris Southwick, Ron Knight, Art Lightburn, Alan Campbell
middle row - John Gardner, Bill McMillan, Sean Rafferty, Paul Lawry, Ingeborg Woodsworth, John England
front row - Harry Wright, Joanne Ronsley, Brenda Macdonald, Karen Morrison, Tony Ansdell
( photo taken by Glen Patterson )

 
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