These are your Region 17 Educators

You can contact them to give a program for your Iris Society or any other Community Group interested in Iris related topics

Click and image below to read more about each educator, including the programs they have in their repertoire

Al Elliott

Region 17 Judge Coordinator
Garden Judge

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Dana Brown

Master Judge

Dana has a small commercial Iris Garden with over 2100 varieties, and she shows her Doberman Pinschers in conformation, obedience and rally

Debbie Strauss

Master Judge

Debbie says, “Life is so full of wondrous and breathtaking things, but my favorite two are my family and my irises.”

Dell Perry

Region 17 Newsletter Editor
Garden Judge

Dell has over 1500 varieties of iris growing on her corner city lot in Plano. Her garden is an Aril Society International and a Median Iris Society display garden.

Jim Landers

Region 17 Historian
Garden Judge

Jim enjoys playing in the yard and has about one hundred Tall Bearded varieties and about fifty Louisiana varieties, and a few Spurias.

Peggy Cathey

Region 17 VP
Garden Judge

Peggy has loved iris since she was very young, but it wasn’t until 2000, she learned of the Johnson County Iris & Daylily Society in nearby Cleburne, TX

Ramona Howard

Master Judge

Ramona enjoys judging and giving Judges Training schools throughout the country as well as tutoring new people on their way to becoming judges.

Shelia Senghas

Garden Judge

Shelia returned to the beautiful hill country of Texas’ Frio River area and brought many of her Oklahoma cultivars with her