About Us

The Houston Orchid Society Inc. (HOS) is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Contributions to the HOS (and the affiliated Houston Judging Center) are tax-deductible.

 

It represents a group of people who share a fascination with orchids.  Organized November 15, 1945, it had the distinction of being the second society in the United States to affiliate with the American Orchid Society (AOS) on December 23, 1946.  HOS bylaws may by viewed by clicking here.

2019 Leadership

Officers

Chairs

Directors

President:

VP Speakers:

VP Shows:

VP Membership:

 

Treasurer:

Secretary:

Past President:

Rick Hepler

Nina Rach

Sarah Bentley

Becky Sturnfield/

Stacey Pauley

Winnie Yap

Sheila Skov

Don Ghiz

Affiliation Representatives

AOS:

IPA:

ODC:

SWROGA:

Jay Balchan

Fr. Ted Baenziger

Fr. Ted Baenziger

Laurie Skov &
Don Maples

Conservation:

Display Table:

Happenings Editor:

Hospitality:

Intermediate Group:

Newcomer Group:

 

Parliamentarian:

Photography:

Plant Raffle:

Refreshments:

Silent Auctions:

Spring Show:

Summer Workshop:

Technology & Website:

Nina Rach

Loren Neufeld

Marianne Walker

TBD

Jay Balchan

Stephen Gallagher

& Tim Gallagher

Don Ghiz

Malcolm McCorquodale

Brad Miller

Lily Chang & Kar Chong

Cherie & Frank Lee

Jay Balchan

Derek Lowenstein

 

Tom Durrett

Ted Baenziger

Jay Balchan

Holly Miller

Susan Dally

Steve Fox

Stephen Moffitt

Calvin Starr

Marianne Walker

The HOS (Houston Orchid Society) is a member society of the American Orchid Society, the Southwest Regional Orchid Growers Association and is affiliated with the Orchid Digest and the International Phalaenopsis Alliance
HOS is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code.  Contributions to the HOS (and the affiliated Houston Judging Center) are tax-deductible.  Any content and images within the site are copyrighted and reproduction of content is strictly prohibited without prior authorization by contacting the HOS web master.

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