Our People

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Mark Buscaino, Executive Director


Andrew Schichtel, Business Manager

Diane Friedman, Office Manager

Davis Pipher, Maintenance Specialist

Malwina Maslowska, Business & Grants Associate

Laura Cooper, HR Assistant

Shukura Abbott, Bookkeeper

Brittany Tovar, Human Resources Manager

Communications and Development

Italia Peretti, Director

Jona Elwell, Communications Specialist

Evan Kieber, Development Associate

Vince Drader, CRM Administrator

Abby Holcombe, Communications & Marketing Associate

Tissa Khosla, Digital Developer

Science and Policy

Jessica Sanders PhD, Director

Sophie Earll, Research Associate

Michaila Musman, GIS Analyst

Leah Harnish, Policy Analyst

Spenser Balog, Sustainable Development Associate

ThienVinh Nguyen PhD, Conservation Planner


Melinda Peters, Director

Chelsea MacCormack, Volunteer Coordinator

Gabrielle Rovegno, Community Education Coordinator

Kelsey Desmond, Education Program Assistant

Dana Gresham, Youth Program Coordinator

Tree Planting

Robert Shaut, Director

Nate Kelly, Urban Forester

Paul Coraggio, Urban Forester II

Brendan Durkin, Urban Forester

Cecilia McCrary, Urban Forester

Allan Rey, Urban Forestry Manager

Robert Colburn, Data Technician

Nick Smalley, Urban Forestry Foreman

Miguel Mattox, Urban Forestry Crew Chief

Ruben Pansegrouw, Urban Forestry Crew Chief

Savon Jackson, Tree Planting Crew Member

Alex Palacios, Tree Planting Crew Member

Rebecca Shipe, Tree Planting Crew Member

Wes Morris, Tree Planting Crew Member

William Herbst, Tree Planting Crew Member

Tree Farm

Todd Woodfield, Nursery Manager

Reid Kemp, Assistant Nursery Manager

Debra Woodfield, Nursery Administrative Assistant

Hunter Aycock, Farm Crew Chief

Doug Ball, Farm Crew

Arturo Cortes, Farm Crew

Lane Neal, Farm Crew

Daniel Martin, Farm Crew

JR Plotner, Farm Crew

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