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Region 11 information by regional vice president

American Iris Society Region 11


Region 11 which includes Idaho, Montana and Wyoming was established in 1928 when the larger AIS regions were divided into 15 smaller regions.  There are now 134 members in this region including 4 youth members.  All current members of the American Iris Society in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming are members of this region.

The purposes of Region 11 are to develop the science of horticulture and any activities related to the study, propagation and culture of the genus iris;  to stimulate and foster interest in horticultural pursuits, conservation and protection of these plants;  to cooperate with other organizations, public and private, in the scientific and horticultural education of all those interested in learning any phase of the genus Iris, by any and all means which may be determined from time to time by the Executive Board of Region 11.  These means shall include but are not limited to:

Encouragement and support of scientific research, including that pertaining to the solution of diseases related to, but not necessarily exclusive to the genus Iris, and investigation and conservation of the genus in the wild;
Collection, compilation and publication of data concerning the history, classification, breeding and culture of Irises;  and
Education of the public through exhibitions, public display gardens, published standards for judging and local, area, and regional meetings open to the public.

Region 11 was organized and operates exclusively for educational and scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501 ( C ) ( 3 ) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Welcome to the American Iris Society, Region 11 Website. My name is James Sadler and I am the RVP for our region . Below you will find information for the clubs in region 11 which includes Idaho, Montana and Wyoming and the clubs in those areas. If you have any questions you can contact me
 
James Sadler
1220 Clements Road
Missoula, Mt. 59804

Or email jimsadler@bresnan.net
 
If you are interested in joining a club or forming a local club or  perhaps looking for others interested in iris in your area contact myself or any of theses listed below .
                                                  
 Sincerely Angelique Violette
Pollen Daubers Iris Club
Ken Gordy....ph# 208-459-9451
819 Mason
Caldwell, ID 83605-8025
Magic Valley Iris Society
Jeanette Graham
ph# 208-734-3613  or 208-308-7054
1750-8th Ave E
Twin Falls, ID 83301-6901
Gem state Iris Club
Sharon Touchstone...ph# 208-365-6112
1222 Morehouse Rd
Emmett, ID  83617-9745
Missoula Iris Society
Ed Verpancke.....ph #406-728-9376
517 Phillips
Missoula, MT. 59802

Missoula Iris Society AIS Accredited Member Judges

Anne Violette, Regional Vice President
Alverta Symes, Master Garden Judge
Cindy Davis, Garden Judge
Gary Clark, Garden Judge
Swede Gustafson, Garden Judge
Roger Muir, Garden Judge 

Lynn Weger, Garden Judge
Jim Sadler, Garden Judge
Donna Dowell, Student Judge