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.

2018 Leadership

Officers

Chairs

Directors

President:

VP Speakers:

VP Shows:

VP Membership:

Treasurer:

Secretary:

Past President:

Don Ghiz

Bill Caldwell

Rick Hepler

Becky Sturnfield

Winnie Yap

Sheila Skov

Derek Lowenstein

Affiliation Representatives

AOS:

IPA:

ODC:

SWROGA:

Jay Balchan

Fr. Ted Baenziger

Fr. Ted Baenziger

Sandy Stubbings
& Laurie Skov

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

Sarah Bentley

Marianne Walker

TBD

Jay Balchan

Steve Fox

Marvin Gerber

Malcolm McCorquodale

Judith & Loren Neufield

Melissa Dwan

Cherie & Frank Lee

Jay Balchan

John Stubbings

 

Tom Durrett

Calvin Starr

Fr. Ted Baenziger

Holly Miller

Jay Balchan

Marianne Walker

Marvin Gerber

Stephen Moffitt

Steve Fox

Susan Dally

Tom Durrett

 

 

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.

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