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Mark Cullen (Honorary Patron)

Honarary Patron

President, Mark’s Choice Ltd. – Horticultural Communications and Marketing.

Spokesperson for Premiertech Home and Garden: [CIL Iron Plus] www.premiertech.com

Order of Canada.

July 1, 2016 Mark was awarded Member, Order of Canada ‘For his contributions to promoting and developing horticulture education in Canada and for his ability to explain how Canadians can protect the environment.’

Volunteer:

Mark is spokesperson for S.H.A.R.E. Agricultural Foundation

Spokesperson for Canada Blooms Flower and Garden Festival

Founding Chair, Highway of Heroes Living Tribute (Goal: to plant 117,000 trees on the Highway of Heroes, 401 CFB Trenton to Keele St., Toronto, to honour Canada’s fallen in war since WWI).

Volunteer Judge – United Way of Toronto, Social Enterprise Fund and member of the United Way Speakers Circle

Mark Cullen, GARDEN COMMUNICATOR

Marks’ reaches over two million Canadians every week through various media outlets with a message that is distinctly Canadian. He has a familiar style that people relate to. He delivers a message that is compelling, fun, informative, inspirational – all based on his sustainable approach to gardening.

Newspaper Toronto Star, Saturdays.

Mark writes a ‘gardening feature’ column for the Toronto Star. Look for his articles/question & answers/weekly tips in the New Homes and Condos section every Saturday.

Syndicated newspaper column

Mark’s weekly garden/environment column appears in more than 30 newspapers in 6 provinces.

Radio

You can catch ‘The Green File’ on Canadas’ largest AM radio station 680 News in Toronto, 570 News, Kitchener, 1310 News, Ottawa, 660 News Calgary, 1130 News Vancouver and CJAD Montreal. The Green File airs every Thurs., Fri., and Sat. 3 times per day.

Best Selling Author

Over 500,000 books in print in Canada

Mark has written over 20 books, including his most recent The New Canadian Garden. Published by Dundurn Press, Toronto.

Magazine

Mark is gardening editor for the Harrowsmith Canadian Almanac, Harrowsmith Garden Digest, and is garden-editor of Active Life Magazine and Reno and Décor Magazine.

Mark also is feature garden writer for Home at Home magazine [400,000 circulation]

Internet

Mark has the deepest website in Canada for gardening information with gardening questions answered. He publishes a free monthly newsletter, now with subscriptions over 20,000.

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Eyes and Ears in El Salvador

Growing up I saw two different worlds, and this shaped a desire to help the most vulnerable.


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Casey Willemse

Project manager

I want to see S.H.A.R.E. grow and continue to do great work.


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John Moore

John Moore

Project manager

I have been involved since 2019 and accompanied a monitoring trip to Guatemala in 2020.


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Carl Fletcher

Project manager

As a 40+ year donor I’ve supported S.H.A.R.E.'s practical and effective projects that help people help themselves.


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Jean Howden

Secretary

I have spent my career working in agriculture organizations in Ontario.


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Gord Armstrong

Treasurer

During a monitoring trip to Brazil, I saw first-hand a project which had been funded 13 years earlier that was still benefitting from the pass-on-principle.


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Gary Shaw

Gary Shaw

Executive Director

I joined as the Executive Director in 2020 but have been a donor for over 40 years.


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Ben Tasson

Ben Tasson

CFO

My experience includes the audit of various large non-profit organizations.


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Marg Frayne

Newsletter Article Contributor

Following my retirement from teaching, I assisted my husband Les in doing S.H.A.R.E.’s project management.


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Judy Dunstan

Project Database Manager

I have been involved with S.H.A.R.E. for many years.


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Samantha Fancher

Communications Officer and Blog Writer

I have a diverse background in Animal Science


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Doug McCaffrey

Digital Marketing Analyst

I became involved with S.H.A.R.E. in 2021 while they were making significant advances in their presence online.


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Sarah Abuja

Social Media Marketing

Social media marketing expert


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Trudy Blackburn

Donor Relations Team Member

Trudy provides administrative assistance to donor relations team.


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Peter Armstrong

Donor and Sponsorship Relations

Peter Armstrong Donor Relations and Sponsorship Committee


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