SANC Pilot Pioneers

The SANC-Certified facilities, State Certifying Authorities, and nursery inspectors and SPROs listed below were instrumental in developing SANC during the pilot process.


Certified Facility

State Certifying Authority

Nursery Inspector/
State Plant Regulatory Official (SPRO)


Tina Stimmler, Inspector

Dana Rhodes, SPRO


Forrest Keeling
Elsberry, MO

Zack Starr, Susan Ehlenbeck, Inspectors

Collin Wamsley, SPRO


Greenleaf Nursery
Park Hill, OK

John Nunnery, Inspector

Kenny Naylor, SPRO

Jeanetta Cooper (Retired)


Loma Vista Nursery
Ottawa, KS

Jeremy Maples, Jennifer Smith, Inspectors

Jeff Vogel, SPRO


McKay Nursery
Waterloo, WI

Marcia Wensing, Brooke Sanneh,
Liz Meils, Inspectors

Brian Kuhn, SPRO



Oregon Pride Nursery
McMinnville, OR

Melissa Lujan, Gary McAninch, Inspectors

Helmuth Rogg, SPRO



Walla Walla Nursery
Walla Walla, WA

Aaron Paul, John Wraspir, Inspectors

Brad White, SPRO


Fred Meyer, Inspector

Dan Kenny, SPRO