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Certification Committee

The mission of the Certified Green Industry Professional (CGIP) Committee is to carry out the policies of the MNLA Board of Directors and to maintain the integrity and overall quality of the CGIP program; to test as many industry individuals on a yearly basis as possible; to renew those CGIP members on an annual basis enforcing their continuing education requirement; to arrange CGIP seminars at the Great Lakes Trade Exposition; and to promote the overall CGIP designation within and outside the industry.

Committee Members:

Josh Robinson, CGIP Chair, Landscape Designer & Landscape Contractor Representative
Todd's Services, Inc.

Roger DeLong, Landscape Contractor and Landscape Manager Representative
Northwoods Greenscapes, LLC

Joe Kudwa, Landscape Contractor Representative
Agroscaping, Inc.

Brandon Johnson, Nurseryman Representative
Vans Pines Nursery, Inc.

Dr. Robert E Schutzki, Educator Representative
Michigan State University, Dept. of Horticulture

John Stone, Nurseryman, Landscape Manager, & Educator Representative
MSU Pesticide Safety Education Program

Gregory Watt, Nurseryman Representative
Kluck Nursery, Inc.

Jonci Warner, Garden Retailer Representative
Harder & Warner Landscape & Garden Center

Emily Huening, MNLA Staff Liaison