Master Gardener 1994-2004 (deceased)
Gene Ratzloff was one of the founding members of the Hood County Master Gardeners in 1994. After his training courses, Gene received his certification in November 1994. Gene served as the first President of the Hood County Master Gardeners and held this position from 1994-1996. He played an integral role in the establishment of the chapter’s Bylaws & Articles of Incorporation for non-profit tax exemption and admittance into the state organization of the Texas Masters Gardeners Association.