Five Cities Orchid Society (FCOS)

Monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, a raffle table of donated plants and “show and tell” by our members.

Monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, a raffle table of donated plants and “show and tell” by our members.

  • FCOS was founded June 1990 by Bill and Dot McNay and Ralph and Laraine Kashima.

  • Distinguished members include Charter Members - Bill and Dot McNay, Ralph and Laraine Kashima

  • Life Members - Lillian & Kiyoshi Sakurai, Bruce Norman

  • Honorary Members - Rebecca Northen, Wayne Harding

“Our mission is to encourage growing, blooming and enjoyment of orchids and companion plants by our members and the general public. To sponsor outreach, research and educational programs to promote orchid growing as a hobby or business. To promote the conservation of orchids in the wild.”

2020 Board of Directors

  • Jeff Parham, President

  • Ed Lysek, Vice President

  • Alan Durham, Treasurer

  • Chris Ehrler, Past President

  • Judy Scheithauer, Secretary

  • Karen Kolba, Chris Spence and Alice Swope, Directors at Large