About

Founded in 1949 the Pittsburgh Rose Society has served the gardeners of Western PA for over seventy years.  


About Our Society


The Pittsburgh Rose Society is a component of the American Rose Society and is part of the Penn-Jersey District. The Pittsburgh Rose Society, founded in 1949, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the art, science, and practice of growing roses in Western Pennsylvania.

The Society holds various events during the year. Please Check our Events Listing for a complete year of activities information. 

If you have any questions about growing roses in Western Pennsylvania send them along to us at the "contact us" page or call one of our Consulting Rosarians.

You may also send any comments or questions to our Web Master at [email protected]

Bill Dorn, President
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Bill Dorn was elected president of the Pittsburgh Rose Society in February 2019. He is a certified rosarian. ...(Read more)


Vice President:  Craig Jansen
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Treasurer/Secretary:  Arthur Bishop
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Directors:   Ralph Stehle and Dorothy Zenkevich

Senior Newsletter Editor:  Father Gervase Degenhardt
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Newsletter Editor: David McKibben
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Webmaster:  David McKibben
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