News & Updates

April 9, 2018

Congratulations to the Newest Bay-Friendly Qualified Professionals!

We are excited to congratulate the newest graduates from our Bay-Friendly Training and Qualification Programs of October 2017 – February 2018!

Bay-Friendly Qualified Professionals play a crucial role in the health and sustainability of the landscapes in the Bay Area, implementing a systematic approach to creating and managing beautiful, regenerative spaces that conserve water, nurture the soil, reduce waste and pollution, and provide habitat for pollinators and wildlife.

  • If you are someone looking to hire a BFQP, you can use the BFQP Directory to help you in your search.
  • If you are a professional that would like to join the BFQP network, you can learn more about our programs here, or view the Events Calendar to find more Bay-Friendly training opportunities.

Please join us in celebrating our newest members of our Bay-Friendly network! We welcome the following graduates:


BAY-FRIENDLY QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS IN LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

 

SHELLEY ARNOLD – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

OLLIE BRADSHAW – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

DEXTER BRUCE – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ALBERTO BUSTAMANTE – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

LEANDRA BUTLER – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

DANIEL BYRNE – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

JUAN CABRERA – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

JOHNATHAN CAGWIN – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

CHRIS CALIENDO – CITY OF DALY CITY

JENNIFER CALIENDO – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

BRIAN CAPURRO – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

NEIL CETRANGOLO – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

JUDY CORDON – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

JAVIER DEL RIO – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

CHRISTI DEMATTEI – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

JOANNA EBY – SELF EMPLOYED

JAMIE ECHEVERRIA – CITY OF FOSTER CITY

AVORY EVANS – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

MICHAEL FEIST – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

KRISTOPHER FINCHER – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

MICHAEL FLYNN – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

DOLORES GAMEZ – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

DUNCAN GODFREY – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

MIKE GODSY – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

ZACHARY GOETSCHI – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ANGEL GONZALES – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

EVAN HAWKINS – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

KRISTA HOFF – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ALBERT HOM – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

RONALD HOSTICK – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

CHRISTA IRWIN – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

JOHN JOHNSON – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

LAVA KIOA – CITY OF FOSTER CITY

MARY LEMAN – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

MILO LINAMAN – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

SARA LONGO – LONGO ARCHITECT

JOYCE LYTLE – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

PATTI MALONEY – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

BEN MARTIN – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ALMUDENA MARTIN-MARCOS – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

GORDON MATASSA – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ROBERT MCKINNEY – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

DESHELIA MIXON – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

JERRY MOORE – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

KAREN MOY – RONALD K OMORI

JIHAD MUHAMMAD – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

BRIEN O’BRIEN – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

BRENDAN O’KEEFE – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

BRUCE PENNINGTON – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

PATRICK D QUINN – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

PATRICK M QUINN – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

DOUGLAS REED – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

HALEIGH REYES – FIRMA DESIGN GROUP

CLARENCE ROBINSON – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

SEAN ROBINSON – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

RAVAN ROSHANNAK – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

MARK RUISI – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

MATTHEW RYAN – CITY OF FOSTER CITY

WILLIAM SABATH – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ERIC SCHLEIGER – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ARTHUR SCHULZE – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ALSTON SHEPPARD – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

JOHNNIE SILAS – SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

PATRICK SIM – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

PATRICK SMEJKAL – SAN FRANCISCO LANDSCAPES & CONSTRUCTION

STEVEN STORHEIM – TERRA FERMA LANDSCAPES

WILBER VENTURA – CITY OF FOSTER CITY

BIANCA WATKINS – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ALEXANDRA WEAVER – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

DANIEL WEBER – CITY OF FOSTER CITY

GRAHAM WILT – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

TODD YOUNG – AECOM

BRANDON YOUNG – SAN FRANCISCO REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

 

BAY-FRIENDLY QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS IN LANDSCAPE DESIGN & MAINTENANCE

 

DAN AGUILAR – LIVERMORE AREA REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

FRANCISCO AGUIRRE – CITY OF NEWARK

JESSE ALCALA – EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT

JASON ANNICCHERO – CITY OF PLEASANTON

SEAN ANSBERRY – LIVERMORE AREA REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

ADRIAN ANTHONY – DEVIL MOUNTAIN WHOLESALE NURSERY

WARREN ANTIDA – CITY OF NEWARK

JEFF ARCHULETA – CITY OF CONCORD

JENNIFER AULETTA – CITY OF SAN LEANDRO

FIDEL BARAJAS – CITY OF CONCORD

DAVID BARBA – COUNTY OF ALAMEDA

ELLIOT BECKER – LIVERMORE AREA REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

JON BELL – CITY OF SAN RAMON PUBLIC SERVICES

MONTY BOYD – COUNTY OF ALAMEDA

DANIEL CALDERA – CITY OF RICHMOND/PARKS & LANDSCAPING DIVISION

JOSH CALLAHAN – CITY OF PLEASANTON

NICOLAS CAPPELLO – CITY OF CAMPBELL

MIKE CASEY – ALAMEDA COUNTY WATER DISTRICT

JUAN CHAVEZ – CITY OF LIVERMORE

DENNIS CROSE – CITY OF PLEASANTON

MIKE DELGADO – HAYWARD AREA REC & PARK DISTRICT

RUDY DEPERALTA – CITY OF LIVERMORE

ROBERT DIETRICH – HAYWARD AREA REC & PARK DISTRICT

CARMEN ERASMUS-VASQUEZ – EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT

LEANN FALSEY– GACHINA LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

ALEJANDRO FIGUEROA – CITY OF RICHMOND/PARKS & LANDSCAPING DIVISION

TIM GALANIS – LIVERMORE AREA REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

CHRIS GOULD – LIVERMORE AREA REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

MYRDIS GRAHAM – CITY OF CONCORD

TIM GRIEGO – CITY OF PLEASANTON

BRIAN HALL – LIVERMORE AREA REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

JAMAL HAMILTON – CITY OF OAKLAND

ROBERT HERNANDEZ – CAGWIN & DORWARD

DREW HINKSON – CITY OF PLEASANTON

DAVID HOKANSON – GACHINA LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

GLENN HOWELL – CITY OF CONCORD

SHANE HUDLIN – MARIN COUNTY

JORDAN KELLEY – CITY OF SAN JOSE

RYAN KELSEY – CAGWIN & DORWARD

MARTINA LADOVA – BOHEMIAN ROOTS

JEREMY LEHMAN – FRANK AND GROSSMAN LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS, INC.

TYLER LONG – DEVIL MOUNTAIN WHOLESALE NURSERY

GENARO MACCHIAVELLO – BERKELEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

DEBRA MACIAS – GACHINA LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

MARTY MAHER – CITY OF PLEASANTON

ROBERT MARTINEZ – LIVERMORE AREA REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

SCOTT MCCANDLESS – CELTIC GARDENS – DROUGHT FRIENDLY LANDSCAPE CARE, DESIGN AND INSTALLATIONS

KEVIN MULLIN – CITY OF WALNUT CREEK

RON NELSON – CITY OF CONCORD

ROBERT NISHITA – EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT

SEAN NORRIS – CITY OF VALLEJO

JOE ODRZYWOLSKI – CITY OF BRENTWOOD

MALINDA PANIAGUA – GACHINA LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

ROBERT PAPAGNI – DEL CONTE’S LANDSCAPING, INC.

JOSHUA PEAL – MARIPOSA GARDENING AND DESIGN

DARREN PERRY – CITY OF CONCORD

JOSEPH PRIME – CITY OF LIVERMORE

IVETTE RIVERA – EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT

JAMES RUSSELL – EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT

CLAIRE SCHAUER – DEVIL MOUNTAIN WHOLESALE NURSERY

HALLIE SCHMIDT – TIERRA MADRE FINE GARDENING

KIMBERLY SCHUETZ – GREEN VALLEY LANDSCAPE

NANCY SHANAHAN – FRANK AND GROSSMAN LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS, INC.

LUIS SILVA – CAGWIN & DORWARD

JOSEPH STEELMAN – LIVERMORE AREA REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

JOSEPH SUNCIN  – HAYWARD AREA REC & PARK DISTRICT

DELBERT SWARENS – EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT

PAUL THELANDER – CAGWIN & DOWARD

GURDEV THIND – CITY OF CONCORD

JUAN VALENCIA – EAST BAY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT

RYAN VALENTINE – PETALON LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

ARTHUR VALLERO – CITY OF CONCORD

COLE WALKER – CITY OF CAMPBELL

GLEN WALKER – LIVERMORE AREA REC & PARK DEPARTMENT

CHUCK WILDER – CITY OF PLEASANTON

JEFF ZHONG – CASTRO VALLEY SANITARY DISTRICT

 

 

Thank you all for your hard work and involvement in a healthier, sustainable Bay Area!

 

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