Each Year, The Florida State Florists' Association                                  honors individuals who have demonstrated outstanding              dedication and service to the floral industry. 




Hall Of Fame National Winners



1978 - John Henry Dudley      1979 - John H. Walker        1980 - Kenneth Short     
1981 - Ken Noppe 1983 - Mel Schwanke 1984 - Vince Adamo
1985 - Eulalah Overmeyer AIFD 1986 - Salvy Gusso 1987 - Hal Cook AIFD
1988 - Bud Lipinski 1990 - Tom Butler 1991 - Rocky Pollitz  AIFD
1992 - Peggy Doyle 1993 - Mark Knox 1994 - John Carruthers
1995 - Herman Meinders 1996 - Frankie Shelton AIFD AAF PFCI 2000 - Phil Rulloda AIFD
2001 - Joe Smith AIFD 2004 - Rich Salvaggio AIFD 2005 - Dr. Terrill Nell AAF
2007 - Deborah De La Flor AIFD PFCI 2008 - Bryan Whitehouse 2009 - Gus De La Flor
2010 - Hitomi Gilliam AIFD 2012 - Marie Ackerman AAF AIFD CFD PFCL 2013 - Ann Jordan AAF AIFD
2014- Janet Justus
2016- Sylvia Bird AIFD PFCI
2017 - Mike Valade
2018 - John Klingel and Jim and Pat Vorbornick 2019- Kelly Mace 2020- IanProsser  AIFD CFD PFCI
2021- Renato Sogueco PFCI


Hall Of Fame State Winners



1978 - Bill Belden 1979 - Harry J. Killian 1980 - Fred Flipse
1981 - L.S. Sweat Jr. 1982 - Walter Preston 1983 - Wilton Hardy
1984 - William Wheeler 1985 - Joyce Pisonero 1986 - Aileen Belden
1987 - Fred Wells 1988 - Lucy Jones 1989 - Walter Metz
1990 - Lily Gilley 1991 - Dee Earp 1992 - Frank Haley
1993 - Charlotte D. Garrison 1994 - Frank Campisi 1995 - Art & Helen Roberts
1996 - Ann Wells 1997 - William Simoneau 1998 - Joan Grant
1999 - Janet Simpson AAF AIFD 2000 - Ann Martin AIFD 2001 - Pat & Jim Vorbornik
2002 - Kit Thompson 2003 - Russ Barley AAF AIFD FSMD 2004 - Eddie Payne AIFD
2005 - Link Johnston AIFD 2006 - Allyn Sikes 2007

- Robby Robinson AAF AIFD FSMD

2008 - Lisa Metcalf 2009 - Jessica Parker AIFD FSMD 2010 - Stan Brock
2011 - Ann Hall FSMD 2012 - Len Becket AAF AIFD FSMD 2013 - Brita Edlbauer AIFD FSMD
2014 - Winnie Cross 2015 - Angela Tully AIFD CFD FSMD 2016- Tim Ard FSMD
2017 - Darenda Darnell-Garbarz AAF AIFD CFD FSMD 2018 - Jackie Lacey AIFD  CFD  PFCI  2019-William Bobulinski
2020- Jacob McCall AIFD CFD FSMD PFCI 2020- Robert Tucker AIFD CFD FSMD  
     

Humanitarian Award

2019- Ann Martin AIFD CFD  


  Harry J. Killian Award 
1985 - Lenore Killian    1986 - Barbara Millian        1987 - J. Walter Metz,Jr   
1988 - John  M. Holcomb    1989 - Charlotte Garrison 1990 - Janelle Naset
1991 - Wil Simoneau 1992 - Jerry Moorehead & Allyn Sykes 1993 - Frank Campisi
1994 - Joe Kramer 1995 - Kit Thompson 1996 - Betty Jo Hyder
1997 - Joan Grant 1998 - Joan Grant 1999 - Bob & Charlotte Webb
2000 - Sue Harris 2001 - Russ Barley AAF AIFD FSMD 2002 - Robby Robinson AAF AIFD FSMD
2003 - Paula Hunter AIFD FSMD 2004 - Nikole Hassett 2005 - Russ Barley AAF AIFD FSMD 
2006 - Russ Barley AAF AIFD FSMD 2007 - Lisa Metcalf 2008 - Winnie Cross
2009 - Rodney Canady FSMD TMF 2010 - Doris Goodman 2011 - Jacob McCall FSMD
2012 - Marcin Waszkiewicz 2013 - Darenda Darnell- Garbarz
2014 - Len Beckett AAF AIFD FSMD
2015 - Rodney Canady FSMD TMF 2016- Len Beckett AAF AIFD CFD FSMD  2017 - Not Awarded
2018 - Robert Tucker AIFD, CFD FSMD 2019 - Robert Tucker AIFD CFD FSMD  2020 - Deborah De La Flor AIFD CFD PFCI
2021- Andreia Muller AIFD CFD FSMD    

PRESIDENT'S CHOICE

2009 -Russ Barley AAF AIFD FSMD, CFD & Paula Hunter AIFD FSMD CFD 2010 - Marcin Waszkiewicz & Jacob McCall FSMD
2011 - Paula Hunter AIFD CFD FSMD 2012 - Darenda Darnell-Garbarz 2013 - Not Awarded
2014- Rodney Canady FSMD TMF 2015 - Len Beckett AAF AIFD CFD FSMD, CFE 2016- Christie Brown, FSMD FPCF
2017 - Carlstedt's Co. Pensacola 2018- Deborah De La Flor AIFD CFD PFCI 2019- Not Awarded
2020- Not Awarded 2021- Robert Tucker AIFD CFD FSMD   
 
Wholesaler of The Year  

2014 - Carlstedt's Tallahassee
2015 - Fern Trust - Seville, FL 2016- Carlstedt's Co. Pensacola
2017 -  Orlando Wholesale 2018 - Pennock  Wholesale - Orlando 2019 - Orlando Wholesale
2020- Carlstedt's Co. Pensacola  2021 - Jet Fresh Fowers-  Miami  
     
 
Salesman Of the Year  

2014 - Andre Garcia
2015 - Not Awarded
2016- Mike Wheeler
2017 - Tracy Collins 2018 -  Dali Stojanovik - Pennock 2019- Sean Sciortino - Orlando Wholesale
2020 - Mike Wheeler 2021 - Jimi Santoli - Jet Fresh  
     
   Retailer of the Year  
  2021- Michelle Morgan AIFD CFD & Marty McCall - Kuhns Flowers - Jacksonville  
           

  


Importer of The Year  

2015 - Gardens America, Inc
2016- Royal Farms
2017 -Smithers-Oasis
2018 -  Syndicate Sales 2019 - Fern Trust, INC 2020- Not Awarded
2021- Napco Imports - Jacksonvile, FL
   
     
  LifeTime Achievement  

2014- Tom Butler
2015- Walter Metz
2016- Russ Barley
2017- Not Awarded 2018- Mark Nance  & Wilton Hardy 2019- Not Awarded
2020 - Gus De La Flor AAF 2021- Jackie Lacey AAF AIFD CFD PFCI  
     
   College of Fellows  
     
2021- Charoltte Garrison 2021- Russ Barley AAF AIFD FSMD CFD 2021- Tim Ard FSMD
2021- Gus De La Flor AAF 2021- Gale West FSMD  
     
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