Biographical Profile of Jolene Adams
Consulting Rosarian Chair
Local Rose Society Membership: East Bay Rose Society, Mount Diablo Rose Society, Golden Gate Rose Society, Contra Costa Rose Society
Other Society’s & Groups: California Garden Clubs, Inc.; Master Gardeners - Alameda County; World Federation of Rose Societies
Years Growing Roses: 60+
How I Started with Roses: Gramma grew roses, Mom grew roses, I learned to love roses and planted them at my first home and have been grwoing roses ever since.
Profession: I graduated from UC Riverside with a B.A. degree in Management, and a ‘minor’ in Computer Science. I retired from UC Berkeley in 2000 - I was the Computer Resources Manager for the College of Chemistry.
Rose Society Offices: Currently American Rose Society Past President and NCNH District Consulting Rosarian Chair, past NCNH District Director; ARS Master Rosarian; ARS Horticultural Judge; ARS Consulting Rosarian. Have been President of Mount Diablo Rose Society; Vice President, Secretary, Editor and Director for East Bay Rose Society; numerous committee chairs in EBRS, GGRS and MDRS; past web-mistress for NCNH, EBRS and ARS; past Editor for EBRS, GGRS and NCNH District's bulletin -The Criterion; Hort Chair - Roses for California Garden Clubs, Inc. Current Vice President for North America in the World Federation of Rose Societies.