About The American Camellia Society

About The American Camellia Society

Contact information for ACS Office and Staff

American Camellia Society
Headquarters: Massee Lane Gardens
100 Massee Lane
Fort Valley, Georgia  31030
Toll Free: (877) 422-6355
Telephone: (478) 967-2358
Fax: (478) 967-2083

 

General Questions About the American Camellia Society and Massee Lane Gardens

Email:  ask@americancamellias.org
Call Toll Free: (877) 422-6355

Horticultural Questions

The American Camellia Society's Senior Gardener, William Khoury, is available to answer all of your camellia identification, care and culture questions. Email your question and photographs of your blooms and plants to wkhoury@americancamellias.org, or call (478) 967-2358 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

About The American Camellia Society

The American Camellia Society is a national membership organization dedicated to fostering appreciation for and knowledge of plants of the genus Camellia. Founded in 1945, the Society is headquartered at Massee Lane Gardens near Fort Valley in central Georgia. Massee Lane Gardens has nine acres of camellia plantings and an additional twenty-plus acres devoted to specialty gardens and collections. Massee Lane Gardens is an International Garden of Excellence. The American Camellia Society is a member of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta and of The International Camellia Society. The Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.The American Camellia Society:
  • sponsors a variety of educational activities
  • offers various publications
  • helps sponsor scientific research
  • sanctions camellia flower shows and accredits camellia show judges
  • oversees varietal registration of new camellia cultivars
  • is central to organized camellia activity in the United States 
 
American Camellia Society Officers
 
Position Name Residence Email Address
President Brad King Arcadia, CA bdk@usc.edu
Vice President Patrick Andrews Citra, FL patrickandrews@att.net
Secretary Jim Fitzpatrick North Hollywood, CA jjf4849@yahoo.com
Treasurer Fred Jones Moultrie, GA fredcjones@windstream.net
Past President Jim Dickson North Augusta, SC cjdickson@bellsouth.net
 
American Camellia Society
Staff Contacts

 
Position Name E-mail Address
Executive Director Matthew Israel misrael@americancamellias.org
Superintendent of Gardens William Khoury wkhoury@americancamellias.org
Membership Coordinator Lorie Huff lhuff@americancamellias.org
Administrative Assistant Robert Cagle admin@americancamellias.org
Website, Publications, Shop Online Vacant misrael@americancamellias.org
Gift Shop Coordinator Andrea McCleese amccleese@americancamellias.org

Updated September 25, 2020
 

About The American Camellia Society