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TAG: Tom Delaney

Reflecting on 27 years of advocacy with Tom Delaney

February 11, 2016By

Before Tom Delaney steps down as government affairs director for NALP, he shares what he’s seen over a few decades of advocacy. If you’ve ever used the H-2B program’s returning worker exemption, you’ve benefitted from Tom Delaney’s work. If you’ve ever operated under a state pesticide preemption law, you’ve benefitted from some of his efforts. These are just two examples... read more

NALP hires Mendelsohn as vp of government relations

January 11, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) hired Paul Mendelsohn as vice president of government relations. Mendelsohn will oversee the expansion of the government relations program at NALP, working in concert with Vice President of Public Affairs Missy Henriksen, NALP said. Mendelsohn served for 15 years in government relations positions with the American Institute of Architects, most recently as vice... read more

Roll Call editor-in-chief to speak at NALP Legislative Day on the Hill

April 28, 2015By

Christina Bellantoni, editor-in-chief of Roll Call and former political editor for the PBS NewsHouse, will deliver the keynote speech at the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Legislative Day on the Hill July 20 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Va. Bellantoni also served as association politics editor at Roll Call, where she wrote about national politics... read more

Project EverGreen names 2015 officers, board of directors

December 21, 2014By

Project EverGreen selected its officers and board of directors for 2015. Officers include: President Bill Vogel, Spring Valley; President-Elect Dave Ravel, Syngenta Crop Protection; Secretary/Treasurer Mike Dauer, Real Green Systems; and Immediate Past President Mike Sisti, Weed Man USA. Serving on the board of directors are: Linda Beattie, Schiller GroundS Care; Dan Carrothers, Weed Man USA; Sean Casey, Nufarm Americas;... read more

PLANET joins Pollinator Partnership, backs Pollinator Week

June 3, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) joined the Pollinator Partnership, a nonprofit dedicated to the protection and promotion of pollinators and their ecosystems. As part of its participation in the partnership, PLANET encourages industry support of Pollinator Week, which is celebrated June 16-23. It directs Green Industry professionals to the Pollinator Partnership website for information to share with clients, including logos and a... read more

Delaney reappointed to EPA advisory committee

August 26, 2013By

Tom Delaney, director of government affairs at PLANET, was reappointed to a two-year term with the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC), a federal advisory committee that provides feedback to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pesticide Programs. Speaking to the benefits of his appointment to the Green Industry, Delaney said, “It gives us a better voice with EPA. We get a... read more