Marian St.Clair - GFWC First Vice President

Marian St.Clair - GFWC First Vice President

Since her term as South Carolina State President, 2002-2004; Marian has served GFWC in succeeding administrations as Bylaws Committee Member, Beautification Chairman, Leadership Committee Member, Treasurer, Secretary, and Second Vice-President.  She also assists annually with the GFWC Leadership, Education, and Development Seminar (LEADS), presenting the workshop, “How to Write a Great Speech.” 

Marian is a Master Gardener and Master Naturalist.  She works as a garden tour coordinator, organizing trips to Europe and other points of interest, as well as a freelance writer for The Greenville News and Carolina Gardener Magazine.  She is also the sole producer of a gardening blog, Hortitopia.  As a horticulture expert, Marian has been guest of Martha Stewart Radio and local media, plus a frequent presenter at symposia.  In 2008, she earned a Gold Award from the Garden Writers Association.

A dedicated community volunteer who relishes hands-on opportunities, Marian has been honored by the Rape Crisis Network, the SC Wildlife Federation, and many other organizations.  In 1997, she was distinguished as a GFWC Woman of Achievement.