The Texas Floral Endowment (TFE), approved by the IRS as a charitable organization with a 501 (c) 3 rating, is a nonprofit corporation established to fund educational opportunities, scholarship and consumer awareness events relevant to floriculture. Incorporated in 1991, all the investments made in the Endowment are tax deductible whether business or personal.
The Texas Floral Endowment's priorities are based on the industry's needs. The TFE Board of Directors has determined the following priorities:
Gayle Johnson, AAF, TMFA - President
John Priest - Treasurer
Debbie Gordy, AAF TMFA
Pat Shirley-Becker, AIFD TMFA - Secretary
Jimmy Klepac, Jr
Lynn Lary McLean, AAF AIFD PFCI TMF - Emeritus