Our Board

2022 Board of Directors & CEO

The ALCA board of directors is committed to providing continuity for the organization and representing ALCA. Their responsibilities include governing the organization by Board policies and objectives, acquiring sufficient resources for ALCA's operations, and accounting to the public for the services of ALCA. 

Dwight Faires


Creative Environments

Nickie Velten

President-Elect and Co-Director of Member/PR

DTR Landscape Development, LLC

Marty Monroy

Past President

Cutting Edge Curbing Sand and Rock

Steve Shields


Hill & Usher Insurance and Surety



Kleski & Associates

Matthew Johnson

Director of Government Affairs

All Year Round Landscape Management, LLC

Bob Franchetto

Co-Director of Community Projects

Horizon Distributors

Beth Postma

Director of Awards Program

All Season Wholesale Growers

Warren Runcorn

Co-Director of Community Projects

ABC Scapes, Inc

Josh Dupper

Co-Director of Education

R H Dupper Landscaping, Inc

Maggie Saulsby

Co-Director of Education

Service Direct Landscape

Daniel Baiza

Co-Director of Member/PR

Arizona Sunscape Lawn Maintenance, LLC

James Carr

Co-Director of Education

BrightView Landscape Services

Judy Gausman


Barb Shehan

Executive Director



2022 Board of TRUSTEES

The ALCA Board of Trustees is committed to maintaining the prosperous growth and representation of ALCA members. The Board’s primary responsibilities are to look beyond the day-to-day operations and create long range goals for the association.  The Trustees consist of past Board leaders whose hard work, dedications, and vision have been instrumental in the success that ALCA has achieved today.

Robin Franklin

President, Board of Trustees

Sun Country Landscape Inc

Rod Pappas

Vice President, Board of Trustees

Xeriscapes Unlimited

Glenn Fahringer

Secretary, Board of Trustees

Earth Care "For All That's Green"

Robert Underwood

Past President, Board of Trustees

AAA Landscape

Michael Rockwell

Past President, Board of Trustees

Azul-Verde Design Group, Inc.

Dale Micetic

Barbara Stropko

New Desert Gallery

Bill Krause

Terra Designs

Craig Potter

Ed Macias

SDL - Service Direct Landscape LLC