Make a difference...
The ONLA has over 15 active committees
Budget Policy Review
Mission: To provide experienced guidance on budget and policy matters of the ONLA.
Mission: To develop and promote certification and educational programs for the further advancement of professionalism in the green industry.
Distinguished Contribution Award
Mission: To recognize and honor outstanding contributions to the nursery industry.
Mission: To develop educational programs serving different generational groups and business layers of ONLA membership companies, promoting educational opportunities as a benefit of membership and communicating the importance of lifelong learning.
Mission: To provide review and evaluation of CENTS.
Mission: To promote and support the Ohio greenhouse industry through the identification of challenges to the industry and the exploration of solutions through marketing, consumer awareness and ONLA resources.
Mission: To promote pride and professionalism in the industry by providing a showcase for award-winning projects through competition to all Ohio firms.
Mission: To maintain and promote the highest standards within the profession. To support all ONLA and PLANET certification programs. To develop a positive image of the green industry through award-winning landscape projects and plans.
Mission: To proactively review and beneficially affect the legislative and regulatory process for the green industry.
Mission: To maintain, acquire, retain and serve membership firms by reviewing existing services and implementing new services that would help increase members' profitability
Mission: To represent the needs of and ensure effective communication to the next generation.
Mission: To serve the needs and ideas of the grower industry, and support the Ohio Certified Nursery Technician Program.
Mission: Develop with The Ohio State University a plan for a high-quality educational program for the green industry.
Mission: To improve the quality of service to the Ohio nursery and landscape industry through research.
Mission: To acknowledge and promote the needs and concerns of the retail garden centers and support the Ohio Certified Nursery Technician program.
Scholarship & Student Activities
Mission: To serve as liaison between the ONLA, educators, students, and industry. To attract quality people to the green industry.