FFGC is comprised of a Board of Directors--8 Executive officers, 12 District Directors, and 87 members who serve as committee chairs who administer programming to serve a membership base of over 10,000 members. The Board focuses on strengthening local garden clubs through the programs, resources, and projects offered by FFGC. FFGC is a Charter Member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. and a member of Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. Leadership is volunteer-based. All members are encouraged to participate fully at the state level while maintaining their local garden club membership. Learn more by making contact with anyone in a leadership position, starting with your club president, District Director of a member of the Board.
2023-2025 EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
The general nature and object of this non-profit Corporation shall be to further the education of the members and the public in the fields of gardening, horticulture, botany, floral design, landscape design, environmental awareness through the conservation of natural resources, civic beautification, nature studies, and to instill in our youth the love of gardening and the respect for and protection of the environment.
We encourage the erection of memorials to Veterans of the United States Armed Forces and landscaped gardens around them.
Membership in the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. is open to all regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity or religious affiliation.
PRESIDENT TINA TUTTLE
Established: April 24, 1924, Federated April 25, 1925
Number of Federated Clubs: 150
Board Meetings: two per year, September and January
Administration: Changing every two years in the odd numbered year
Convention: Annual held in Spring (Annual Meeting)
Officers: 8 - President, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Vice Presidents, Treasurer, Parliamentarian, Recording Secretary and Corresponding Secretary
Founding Clubs: Halifax Country, Miami, Jacksonville, and Winter Park
Fiscal year: January 1 - December 31
Headquarters Building established: February 2, 1961, with renovations in 1991, 1998, and 2005
The Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. is a charter member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc. 4401 Magnolia Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110
FFGC Bird - Mockingbird, Butterfly - Zebra Longwing, Flower - Orange Blossom, Song - Suwannee River, Tree - Sabal Palm, Wildflower - Coreopsis
FFGC Library: The library is available to all FFGC members during office hours. The loan period is one month, with privilege of one month renewal. Library inventory
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT CHRISTY LINKE
2ND VICE PRESIDENT MARY ANN WHISLER