PLANET, the Professional Landcare Network, presented its Lifetime Leadership Award to Norman Goldenberg, Landscape Industry Certified and past-president of PLANET, at its executive-level conference, Great Escape, in Anaheim, California.
The Lifetime Leadership Award is presented annually to a member of the organization who has demonstrated leadership, service and commitment to both PLANET and the landscape industry.
Goldenberg is former president of the National Pest Management Association and the Florida Pest Management Association, as well as the current president of Project Evergreen.
Goldenberg has served on PLANET’s Board of Directors in many roles, including president, as well as on many PLANET committees. He is extremely active in PLANET’s government affairs work.
Goldenberg was CEO of his own pest management company and was senior vice president at Terminix and TruGreen.
The second award was presented to the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA), which received the Association Leadership Award.
ONLA was the first State Association Ambassador of PLANET AEF, which provides educational scholarships to college students in the landscape industry.
ONLA is also a certification licensee, providing opportunities for Ohio landscape professionals to become Landscape Industry Certified.