Pauline F. Muth

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Name        Pauline F. Muth
Address     7 Western Ave, West Charlton,
New York, USA 12010

Telephone   518 882 1039


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Experience in Bonsai Organization and activities

  • 35+ year member of Mohawk Hudson Bonsai Society in the capital district area of New York State
  • On the Board of Directors of above society since 2nd year in club serving as
    • Vice President (8 years)
    • President (9 years)
    • Director at large (2 years)
    • Secretary (1 year)
    • Newsletter Editor (15 years)
    • Program Chair (12 years)
    • Show Chair (20 years)
    • Vice President (8 years)
    • President (9 years)
  •  On Board of Directors of Mid-Atlantic Bonsai Societies since 2001
    • Coordinator of speaker needs throughout membership until 2011
    • Past President
  • On Board of Directors of American Bonsai Society (ABS) (secretary) 2001 –05
  • Vice-president 2005-6 and President  2007-2010)
    • Supervisor of ABS Book and Boutique Service 2004 -07
    • Chair person for ABS Learning Seminars 2006 In Saratoga Springs NY and 2007 in Virginia Beach VA  Registrar and co chair for 2008 San Antonio and registrar for 2009 Boise, Chair for 2013 Saratoga Springs, Co Chair for 2014 Sacramento CA
    • Current coordinator of Learning Seminars 2006 on
  • On Board of Directors for Bonsai Clubs Int ernational  (BCI)   Corresponding secretary for 2002-8, Secretary 2008-2009, Executive Director  2009=2013, Treasurer 2013-2014. Received BCI’s Meritorious Service Award  2014
  • Designed and set up bonsai displays at Capital District garden show for 20 years
  • Own and operate a bonsai teaching studio for 25 years.
  • Frequent bonsai speaker at various garden and bonsai clubs and conventions
  • Contributing bonsai article writer for local newsletter and Bonsai On Line Magazine, and ABS Journal. Author of some bonsai books and keynote presentations.
  • Recipient of local, regional and international bonsai awards

Non-Bonsai Experience

  • Mother of three great adults and grandmother of seven
  • As of June 2001 retired from 35 great years of teaching junior high school science.
  • Experienced in computer work of many types
  • Long time gardener

Bonsai Background

  • Began studies with a college background in botany
  • Studying, learning and practicing bonsai for 40+ years
  • Maintain a collection of hardy and non hardy trees set in a large garden
  • Attended numerous workshops and conferences
  • Traveled nationally and internationally teaching bonsai
  • Spreading the joy of bonsai whenever I get the chance