Timeline

2009:

Harry Stokman, Pepijn van Willigenburg and Bob Zijderveld conceive the “DC Foundation.”

HPS Lighting project demonstrates a need for DC advocacy.

The “DC Foundation” is formed. Harry Stokman appointed chairman.

2011:

Several DC based horticultural projects provide the foundation with commercial visibility.

2013:

Bob Zijderveld leaves the “DC Foundation” to pursue commercial interests.

Tim Zijderveld joins the “DC Foundation.”

2014:

The “DC Foundation” enjoys ongoing modest success as a DC advocate.

2015:

Harry Stokman and Tim Zijderveld leave the “DC Foundation” to pursue commercial interests.

2016:

The “DC Foundation” is renamed to the “DC Foundation Netherlands.”

Pepijn van Willigenburg is appointed chairman.

Ronald Fransen joins the DC Foundation and is appointed Vice Chairman.

2017:

Henry Lootens joins the “DC Foundation Netherlands.”

2018:

The “DC Foundation Netherlands” is refocused into the key areas of: Education. Facilitation. Promotion.