Texas Floral Endowment: About Us
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:
- Developing well qualified trained help.
- The need for education is vital for the industry to advance.
- The need for increased consumer awareness is more evident that ever before.
TFE Board of Directors
Jimmy Klepac, Jr
Debbie Gordy, AAF TMFA
Pat Shirley-Becker, AIFD TMFA
Gayle Johnson, AAF, TMFA
Lynn Lary McLean, AAF AIFD PFCI TMF