About The American Camellia Society

About The American Camellia Society

Contact information for ACS Officers and Staff

The American Camellia Society
100 Massee Lane
Fort Valley, Georgia 31030

Toll Free: (877) 422-6355
Telephone: (478) 967-2358
Fax: (478) 967-2083

The purposes of this non-profit corporation, as stated in its articles of incorporation, are to promote interest in the Genus Camellia L., scientific research in its culture, standardization of its varietal names, certification of new varieties, dissemination of information concerning the above, the creation of a foundation to further these purposes, and to promote the organization and affiliation of local Camellia Societies in the United States.

The ACS is a self-sufficient, national membership society committed to continually building its membership through offering world-class products, leading in camellia research and education, and being supported by efficient and effective organizational systems; which also owns and maintains a self-sufficient, public garden at Massee Lane in Fort Valley, Georgia, serving camellia lovers nationally, as well as residents of, and visitors to, the region.

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 N. Hollywood, CA jjf4849@yahoo.com
Treasurer Fred Jones Moultrie, GA fredcjones@windstream.net
Past President Jim Dickson North Augusta, SC rivercamellia@bellsouth.net

American Camellia Society Staff Contacts

Position Name E-mail Address
Executive Director    
Assist. Executive Director Matthew Israel misrael@americancamellias.org
Horticulture & Gardening Questions William Khoury wkhoury@americancamellias.org
Membership Coordinator Lorie Huff lhuff@americancamellias.org
Administrative Assistant Robert Cagle admin@americancamellias.org
Gift Shop Andrea McCleese amccleese@americancamellias.org
Website, Publications, Shop Online Camille Bielby cbielby@americancamellias.org
Updated April 2, 2020

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