THE LEAFLET

Ch-Ch-Changes in the Education Department

Between tree care events, TreeWise, Community Tree Plantings, and our classes, chances are if you’ve volunteered with Casey Trees you’ve interacted with one of our magical Education Department staff members. Because of this, we’d like to introduce you to the newest faces in our Education Department. One might look familiar! We are absolutely thrilled Maddy …

Farewell to Erica Young, our Tireless Volunteer Coordinator

While we are thrilled that she is moving on to bigger and better things (find out what below!), we are bummed to announce that our volunteer coordinator Erica’s last day is August 31. To celebrate her time with us, we asked her a few questions about her adventures at Casey Trees. Interested in our volunteer …

Farewell to Jabbari Brew

Believe it or not, Jabbari has been with Casey Trees since 2009. When he first started 3030 12th Street as it is did not exist and our Tree Planting Annex was still a gas station! He has truly seen it all. We sat down with this veteran crew member and asked him a few questions …

Farewell to Neil Irvin

Neil Irvin, our Urban Forestry Manager, is packing up his bags and relocating. Before he heads out, we asked him a few questions to commemorate his time at Casey Trees! His last day is May 12 and boy will he be missed. Casey Trees (CT): Where (or what) will you be moving on to? Neil …

Meet Our New Communications Specialist: Jona Elwell

Warmer weather was not the only exciting thing happening at Casey Trees this February, we’re happy to announce our new Communications Specialist, Jona Elwell. In addition to taking over the Leaflet, Jona will also work on other digital content including our social media platforms, Tree Report Card, media outreach, and more. Casey Trees (CT): Who …

Casey Trees Staff Announcement

Just like the seasons change — so do the people who work to further Casey Trees’ mission. After ten years as Casey Trees’ Director of Education, Sue Erhardt has moved on to a new position as Executive Director at the Allegheny Mountain Institute in Staunton, VA. We thank Sue for her dedicated service and wish her …

Say Hello To Our Newest Staff Member

Casey Trees is excited to present the newest member of the Casey Trees team, Diane M. Friedman! Diane is our new Office Manager and we are thrilled to have her on board. To get to know her a little better, we asked Diane a few questions… Casey Trees (CT):  Where are you originally from? Diane …

From Crew to Chief

Congratulations are in order! Brendan Durkin should be a familiar face to anyone who frequents Casey Trees’ Community Tree Plantings. Durkin, formerly an Urban Forestry Crew Member, was recently promoted to the position of Crew Chief. Crew Chiefs are to tree planting what quarterbacks are to football. Casey Trees (CT): Where are you originally from? …

Staff Spotlight: Jason Galliger

In the wake of his departure, we would like to highlight and thank our longtime Digital Strategist, Jason Galliger. From being the voice of Casey Trees social media to producing videos and taking photos – Jason has brought his unique and creative vision to Casey Trees! Check out some of Jason’s parting thoughts and one last …

Welcome to Our New Development Associate

Please give a warm welcome to Logan Knowles, our new Development Associate! You will see Logan out and about at many Casey Trees’ events from Tree Dedications to the Annual Canopy Awards next spring. Logan may look familiar to you since she started out with Casey Trees as a Technical Services and Research Intern. You might even …

Staff Spotlight: Amy Kasper

Casey Trees is very fortunate to have a great corps of highly talented and brilliant staff members. And in the wake of her departure from Casey Trees, we would like to highlight and thank our longtime Development Associate, Amy Kasper. From the Canopy Awards to the Membership Program — Amy Kasper has helped to grow these …

Casey Trees’ Newest Staff Member

Say hello to our new Community Education Coordinator Laura Basset! Laura will soon become a familiar face because she will curating all our continuing education offerings and making sure they run smoothly onsite. Meet Laura: Casey Trees (CT): Tell us a little about yourself. Where did you grow up? What did you do prior to …

Meet the Tree Planting Team

If you are registered to volunteer to plant with us this spring or are in the queue for a tree through the RiverSmart Homes or Pepco Right Tree Right Place programs, you are in for a treat. Not only will you be helping to re-tree D.C., you will get to meet some of the best in …

Introducing the New Communication and Development Interns

With the Canopy Awards approaching we are stacking our lineup here at Casey Trees — these two ladies have their work cut out for them. Meet our two new interns who will have key roles in planning the 2016 Canopy Awards! Sabrina — our new Development Intern, comes to us straight from CityYear and will …