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Polk County Master Gardeners

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Polk County

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Congratulations to the 2022 graduates!

So very proud and happy to announce our newest Master Gardeners. Congratulations on this achievement and we support you going forward in your development as Master Gardeners.
  • Tamara Pool
  • Elizabeth Burns-Thompson
  • Dana Vander Werff
  • Annie Pool
  • Laura Scoles
  • Michael Luepke
  • Andie Dominick
  • Jill Stevenson 
  • Dan Hagan
  • Patricia Loving 
  • Tammera Pierson 
  • Heidi Sleister
  • Barbara Schmidt 
  • Perris King
  • Emily Reed
  • Rebecca Wawak
  • Rebecca Mullinax
  • Claudia Frazer
  • Katlyn Titus
  • Lisa Acheson 
  • Joann Muldoon
  • Patti Manna
  • Kara Rainey 
  • Kurt Rueckel
  • Donna Larson


Milestone Trailblaizers

Each year the Master Gardener Program recognizes those who have made significant contributions by meeting the following hour milestones. Congratulations to all of you who have so generously shared your time and resources. You are greatly appreciated!

500 Hours

  • Lynn Ethington
  • Christine Flickinger
  • Kay Oliver

1000 Hours

  • Linda Brown 
  • Eva Henderson

3000 Hours - WOW you are awesome!

  • Ruth O'Connor
  • Jean Roe

2021 Recognized: 

500 Hours

  • Linda Brown
  • Joyce Carle
  • Nancy Eichmann
  • Bonnie McCaughey
  • Gloria Morris
  • Sherri Soich

1000 Hours

  • Donald Doxon
  • Sherry Swihart

3000 Hours - WOW you are awesome!

  • Alda Helvey
  • Stef McAdam


NEW LIFETIME MG in 2022!

Master Gardeners earn status as Lifetime MG's if they have both completed both1500 hours of volunteer work and 10 years or more of active status.

Congratulations to: 

  • Michael Boes
  • Rosie Surber
  • Christine Barker
  • Sharon Schoonover
  • Robert Shaw
  • Cheree Tilton

Let's also recognize the many Lifetime Active Master Gardeners who have contributed so much!

  • Jen Firzlaff
  • Patricia Reeves
  • Carolyn Magnani
  • Gladys Hertzberg
  • Mary Howell- Williams
  • Mary Lou Woods
  • Jean Sustek
  • Jerry Ferrell
  • Cheryl Fridl
  • Marlene Olson
  • Gary Olson
  • Jean Koch
  • Cathie law
  • Sandie Sydnes
  • Nancy Bodine
  • Jean Roe
  • Ruth O'connor
  • Stefanie McAdam
  • Eddie Robinson
  • Charlene Butz
  • Leanna Culver
  • Patrick Schmitt
  • Ruth Doxon
  • Dean Brand
  • Bob Helvey
  • Alda Helvey
  • Margaret Spikes
  • Paula Winslow
  • Sandie Hamilton
  • Isabella Hurless Banks

Thank you all for your amazing commitment  and generous work to our Polk County community. 


Contact Us
Office: 515-957-5768
polkmg@iastate.edu

ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County:
1625 Adventureland Dr.
Suite A | Altoona, IA 50009

extension.iastate.edu/polk/

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.  


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