ILCA
2625 Butterfield Rd. Ste 204W
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Phone 630-472-2851
Fax 630-472-3150

 

About ILCA

Since 1959, ILCA has provided its members with the resources needed to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. The Association’s mission is to enhance the professionalism and capabilities of members by providing leadership, education and valued services while promoting environmental awareness within the landscape industry. ILCA employs a wide variety of means to fulfill its mission including; the ILCA Institute, seminars, workshops, publications, trade shows, awards, networking, scholarship grants and social events.
 
The association is pledged to serve as a forum for the free exchange of ideas among landscape contractors, their suppliers and the government, working together for a greener, more beautiful Illinois. ILCA is a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit trade association with more than 800 member companies.

2012/2013 ILCA Board of Directors

Want to nominate a member for the ILCA Board of Directors? Please use the following form to submit your recommendation.
Nominations Form: PDF (faxable) Word (email)

Officers

President
Charlie Keppel
Phone: (847) 382-4120
The Care of Trees
Wheeling, IL 60090

Secretary/Treasurer
Kevin Vancina, CLT
Phone: (815) 726-2300
Vancina Landscaping, Inc.
Joliet, IL 60433
Vice President
Jeff True
Phone: (630) 759-3500
Hursthouse, Inc.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Immediate Past President
Tim Caldwell, CLT
Phone: (630) 561-9552
The Savanna Group, Inc.
North Aurora, IL 60542
Directors
Jose Garcia
Phone: (815) 724-0991
Natural Creations Landscaping
Joliet, IL 60432
Maureen Scheitz
Phone: (847) 526-4554
Acres Group
Wauconda, IL 60084
Rusty Maulding, CLT
Phone: (773) 533-0477
Nature's View
Watseka, IL 60970
Steve Fiore
Phone: (847) 680-1207
Rocco Fiore & Sons, Inc.
Libertyville, IL 60048
Michael Schmechtig
Phone: (847) 566-1233
Schmechtig Landscape Co.
Mundelein, IL 60060

Lisa Fiore-Kositzki
Phone: (847) 234-0020
Don Fiore Company, Inc.
Lake Bluff, IL 60044

Mark Breier
Phone: (630) 963-8787
National Seed
Lisle, IL 60532
Lisa Fiore
Phone: (847) 913-1414
Fiore Nursery and Landscape Supply
Prairie View, IL 60069

ILCA Staff

Executive Director
Scott Grams
E-mail: sgrams@ilca.net
Phone: (630) 472-2851
Fax:  (630) 482-3150
2625 Butterfield Road, Suite 204W
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Terre Houte
Membership and Events Coordinator
Email: thoute@ilca.net

Julie Nicoll
Education Manager
E-mail: jnicoll@ilca.net

Alycia O'Connor
Administrative Assistant
E-mail: aoconnor@ilca.net

Committee Chairs/Staff Liaison

Want to join a committee? View the menu of committee openings and requirements.

Awards
Kathy Richardson, — Terre Houte
Certification
Kevin Vancina, CLT, Vancina Landscape — Julie Nicoll
Design
Brian Culliton, Culliton Quinn Landscape Architecture— Julie Nicoll
Golf Outing
Matt Shinofield, RentalMax — Terre Houte
Education Committee
Steve Raczak, Twixwood Nursery — Julie Nicoll
Finance Committee
Bob Bertog, Bertog Landscape, Co. - Scott Grams
Legislative Policy 
Claire Storti, Scott Byron, Inc.— Scott Grams
Magazine
Joe Scopelliti, Guy Scopelliti Co, Inc. — Scott Grams
Membership
Mark Breier, National Seed — Terre Houte
Professional Oversight
Charlie Keppel, The Care of Trees — Scott Grams
Public Relations
Denice Shuty, writelyyours Marketing —Scott Grams
Scholarship
Tyler Smith, Tylers Landscaping Service — Scott Grams
Latino Relations Committee
Bernie Carranza, Christy Webber Landscapes — Julie Nicoll
Summer Field Day
Mike Rizzi, Midwest Groundcovers — Terre Houte
Sustainable Landscaping
Tom Lupfer, Lupfer Landscaping - Scott Grams
Women's Networking Group
Lisa Tomsheck, Arthur Clesen - Terre Houte

ILCA Alliances

American Nursery and Landscape Association (ANLA)
www.anla.org
Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD)
www.apld.org
Chicago Botanic Garden
www.chicago-botanic.org
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
www.greenroofs.org
Illinois Arborist Association (IAA)
www.illinoisarborist.org
Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (IL-ASLA)
www.il-asla.org

Illinois Department of Agriculture
www.agr.state.il.us

Information regarding Pesticide Applicators License and Nursery Dealer's Certificate

Emeral Ash Borer Resources

Illinois Green Industry Association (IGIA)
www.illinoisgreen.org

Illinois Professional Lawn Care Association (IPLCA)
www.iplca.com

Illinois Turfgrass Foundation
www.turf.uiuc.edu
Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators (JULIE)
www.illinois1call.com
The Land Lovers.Org
www.landlovers.org
Landscape Design Association (LDA)
www.ldaonline.org
Midwest Association of Golf Course Superintendents
www.magcs.org
Midwest Ecological Landscaping Associaiton (MELA)
www.melaweb.org
Morton Arboretum
www.mortonarb.org
National Junior Horticultural Association
www.njha.org
Professional Landscare Network (PLANET)
www.landcarenetwork.org
The University of Illinois
www.nres.uiuc.edu/outreach.html

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