Our People

Some of our staff and board at a 2019 training event in Davis.

Board Members

  • Diane Crumley,
    Grant Writer
  • Richard Dye III,
    ISA Certified Arborist
  • Emily Griswold,
    Director of GATEways Horticulture and Teaching Gardens, UC Davis
  • Larry Guenther,
    General Contractor
  • Olga A. Levitsky,
    Technology Executive and Sustainability Advocate
  • Greg McPherson,
    Emeritus Professor, UC Davis Graduate Group in Geography; USFS Emeritus Research Scientist
  • David B. Robinson,
    Owner, Aspen Pest Management
  • Don Shor,
    Owner, Redwood Barn Nursery Inc.
  • Patrick Van Horne,
    ISA Certified Arborist

Emeritus Board

  • Rob Cain, Urban Forest Manager, City of Davis
  • Bob Cordrey, City of Davis (retired), Consultant
  • Phil Kitchen, Business Owner, Three Palms Nursery
  • Ken McKim, Teacher, Francis Harper Junior High School
  • Lois Wolk, State Senator, Fifth District, Former Davis Mayor


  • Erin Donley Marineau,
    Executive Director
  • Nancy Chavez,
    Urban Forestry Specialist
  • Omayr Elsalim,
    Urban Forestry Specialist
  • Yael Franco,
    ISA Certified Arborist Program Manager, Community Canopy
  • Andy Ondrejech,
    Urban Forestry Specialist
  • Taylor Thorson,
    Urban Forestry Specialist
  • Jessica Waters,
    Urban Forestry Specialist
  • Bernice Zhu,
    Urban Forestry Specialist
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