About Us

The OSU Master Gardener Program is an Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service program that educates Oregonians about the art and science of growing and caring for plants.  It also facilitates trained volunteers to extend sustainable gardening information to their communities through education and outreach programs.

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LCMGA Mission Statement

“The mission of the Linn County Chapter of the Oregon Master Gardener Association is to assist Oregon State University Extension Service with the dissemination of research-based information pertaining to gardening and home horticulture to the residents of Linn County and the State of Oregon.”

2024 LCMGA Board Members

The Linn County Master Gardener‘s Association board members are all master gardeners in addition to guiding LCMGA master gardener members towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, research-based policies in alignment with both the Oregon State Master Gardener program and the OSU Extension Service for Linn County; and by making sure the nonprofit LCMGA has adequate resources to advance its mission.

Betty Goergen President
Melissa Selby  1st Vice President
Amanda Scott 2nd Vice President
Robin Keeton Treasurer
Ann Capps Secretary
Ann Kinkley OMGA Rep
Janice Gregg OMGA Alt Rep
Rich Little Member at Large
Karin Magnuson Member at Large
Patty Basey Member at Large
Diane White Member at Large
Nancy Messman Member at Large