About the Greater Milwaukee Rose Society

The Greater Milwaukee Rose Society was formed in 1946 with the mission to promote interest in all aspects of rose horticulture thru education, programs, rose shows, garden tours, and participation in rose related community projects. We are an affiliate of the American Rose Society, and as such a member of the North Central District of the American Rose Society.

GMRS Officers

  • President, Bernie Beattie
  • 1st Vice President, Carrie Bergs
  • 2nd Vice President, Ed Winkler
  • Secretary, Carrie Bergs
  • Treasurer, Callen Strunk

Board of Directors

  • Joseph Bergs
  • Diane Rutkowski
  • Larry Heebsh

We have several members that have been certified by the American Rose Society for their expertise as Consulting Rosarians, Horticulture Judges and Arrangement Judges.

Our Consulting Rosarian program provides knowledgable rose growers that can help you with your rose questions. To find a consulting rosarian near you, please send us an email with your question:

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