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Cielo Sichi

Cielo Sichi

Horticulture Assistant Professor
B.S., Environmental Horticulture Science, California Polytechnic State University
Principal Landscape Architect, Landfour Landscape

Phone: 916.484.8631

Email: SichiC@arc.losrios.edu

Office Tech. Ed. Offices

Photo of Dave Patterson Dave Patterson Instructor
Dave is the instructor for Horticulture 105, Pest Control Licensing for Certification, and has been a member of the horticulture department since 1986. He attended Sierra College and is a graduate of CSU San Luis Obispo, CA. Dave has been employed by Sierra Pacific Turf Supply since 1994, where he is a field representative and licensed pest control advisor.

Phone: 916.484.8354

Email:

Office: Tech. Ed

Photo of Marianne Sala Marianne Sala Instructional Assistant
Marianne graduated in 1981 with her A.A. Degree in Horticulture from American River College. She worked retail sales in the Horticulture Industry for 8 years as a CAN certified nurserywoman. In 1985, Marianne transitioned to the Outdoor Retail industry and has worked for Recreational Equipment Inc. as a sales assistant and 14 years as an Assistant Store Manager. Marianne has pursued her horticultural interests in California and Arizona.

Phone: 916.484.8354 or 916,484.8743

Email: salam@arc.losrios.edu

Office:Tech. Ed. Offices

Photo of Suzanne O'Brien  Suzanne O'Brien Instructor
Suzanne is a floral design instructor and owns her own floral design business. She joined the ARC Horticulture department in 2008. Suzanne received her B.S. degree in Environmental Horticulture from Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Her specialty is in event design consultation, event design, and quality control of floral materials. Suzanne has experience in the interiorscape industry, and almost 10 years of experience in the floral industry.

Phone: 916.484.8354

Email: obrienL@arc.losrios.edu

Office: Tech. Ed. Offices

Tom Ursini Instructor
Tom is a floral design instructor at ARC.

Phone: 916.484.8354

Email: UrsiniT@arc.losrios.edu

Office: Tech. Ed. Offices