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California Floriculture Hall of Fame Awards

Request for Nominations

Since 1986, California's most distinguished leaders have been recognized for their contributions to their industry by induction into the California Floriculture Hall of Fame. Recipients are honored at each of the California floral markets where their names appear engraved on permanent plaques located at: San Francisco Flower Market, the Los Angeles Flower Market and the San Diego International Floral Trade Center.

The Trustees of the Kee Kitayama Research Foundation solicit nominations on a yearly basis for Floriculture Hall of Fame recipients. Individuals nominated must have contributed for a minimum of 15 years, their leadership and organizational skills to the development and permanent betterment of the California floral industry in the areas of: Production, Marketing, Transportation, Research and Legislative Activity.

Taken into consideration will be the nominee's:

  • Personal contribution to the permanent improvement of the California floral industry
  • Extent of experience and activities
  • Leadership and achievements within the industry
  • Personal character and integrity

Nominations for the award will be accepted from any member or group of members of any ornamental association. All nominations will stay active for a period of three (3) years. A unanimous vote of the Hall of Fame Selection Committee's five (5) members will determine the recipient(s). This award may be given posthumously.

For more information, please contact Janice Wills Curtis at 831-479-9724 or jwills@kkrf.org.

Hall of Fame Members

Hall of Fame List