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)

Angel Creek Nursery
Bishop, GA

Georgia Department of Agriculture
Atlanta, GA

Perry Walden, Inspector

Mike Evans, SPRO

Tina Stimmler, Inspector

Dana Rhodes, SPRO

Dickman Farms
Auburn, NY

Dorothea Duell, Inspector

Christopher Logue, SPRO

D. S. Cole Growers
Loudon, NH

Morgan Dube, Inspector

Piera Siegert, 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)

Greenleaf Nursery
Tarboro, NC

Bonnie Falkner, Inspector

Joy Goforth, SPRO

Loma Vista Nursery
Ottawa, KS

Jeremy Maples, Jennifer Smith, Inspectors

Jeff Vogel, SPRO


Oregon Pride Nursery
McMinnville, OR

Melissa Lujan, Gary McAninch, Inspectors

Helmuth Rogg, SPRO

Southeastern Growers
Watkinsville, GA

Atlanta, GA

Perry Walden, Inspector

Mike Evans, SPRO

Walla Walla Nursery
Walla Walla, WA

Aaron Paul, John Wraspir, Inspectors

Brad White, SPRO

Fred Meyer, Inspector

Dan Kenny, SPRO