CMGA Committees

Are you interested in participating in one of our Committees? Most are open to all our members. Contact the Committee Chair for more information. 


Directs all programs (excluding Symposium), stand alone or in concert with another event, including programs associated with the Annual and Semi-annual Meetings, and CMGA-sponsored tours. Program recommendations are submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.


This event takes place annually at the end of March with a main theme incorporating speakers presenting lectures and demonstrations applicable to the theme. It is our main fundraising event to support our mission. The Chair draws on committee and member volunteers to implement assigned production tasks.
Contact: Theresa Hennessey or Paula Russo, Co-Chairs


Responsible for marketing, public relations, merchandise sales, and other areas that directly relate to the advancement and delivery of CMGA’s mission to the public.


Conducts the annual membership enrollment drive in the fall by recording all membership renewals as well as new memberships using an Access database, prepares and distributes email communications to the membership base, and presents an annual summary to the Board of Directors.
Contact: Ken Zacharias, Chair


Our CMGA Newsletter : The Laurel , Responsible for the creation, printing and distribution - contact: Alicia Cornelio

CMGA Website: Responsible for the design, maintenance and technical support of this Website - contact: Website Committee


Administers awarding of monetary assistance to Master Gardeners and Master Gardener Interns for projects promoting horticultural knowledge and serving community needs with garden based activities. Recommendations based on specific guidelines are submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.
Contact: Grants Committee


Consist of at least three members, none of whom shall be on the Executive Board, who shall be appointed by the Pr esident at least four weeks before the annual meeting. Examines the Treasurer’s accounts of the fiscal year and submits a signed, written report at the annual meeting.


Appointed by the President with Board of Directors’ approval at least two months prior to the annual meeting election. Nominates directors and officers.
Contact: President


Committee Roles job descriptions