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Outstanding Service Awards

ARS Bronze Medal for Outstanding Service to a Local Society Awards

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Bronze Honor Medal

Each year, the American Rose Society acknowledges individual members of their national chapters for outstanding service to their local rose society.


RERS past recipients>> 

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Redwood Empire Rose Society

Santa Rosa, California

2012    Martin Kooi

2010    Karl Scheuerman & Ruth Browning

2009    Karen Ernsberger

2008    Ann Barbaro

2006    Barbara Ellis

2005    Phyllis Saccani

2002    Dr. Tom Villa-Lovoz

2000    James C. King*

1999    Eleanor Kelling*

1998    Inez Smith*

1997    Virginia and Eugene Howard*

1996    Capt. Harry Stebbings*

1995    Sally Joy*

1994    Margaret Martin*

1993    Rachel Wall*


Yellow Roses

Our 2023
Board Officers

Co-Presidents: Karen Ernsberger, Gail Lee, Martin Kooi
Vice President: (open)
Secretary/Newsletter Editor: Cheryl Frechette
Treasurer/Membership: Ruth Browning

Consulting Rosarians

Our Consulting Rosarians (CR) would be more than happy to help you with rose care questions. A CR's job is teaching, writing, and talking about roses to everyone.

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