National List of State Urban & Community Forestry Council Contacts

Alabama

Neil Letson

Alabama Cooperative Extension System

P.O. Box 302550

Montgomery, Alabama 36130-2550

Phone: 334-240-9360

Fax: 334-240-9390

Email: Letsonn@forestry.state.al.us

Alaska

Christopher Mertl

Alaska U&C Forest Council Chairman

Jensen Yorba Lott, Inc.

522 West 10th Street

Juneau, Alaska 99801

Phone: 907-586-1070

Fax: 907-586-3959

Email:

Arizona

Terry Mikel

Council President
University of Arizona

4341 East Broadway

Phoenix, Arizona 85040

Phone: 602-470-8086

Fax: 602-470-8092

Email: 

California

Mel Johnson

Executive Director

California Urban Forests Council

PMB# 63

2261 Market Street

San Francisco, California 94114

Phone: 415-647-4207

Fax: 415-647-3903

Email: cufc@pacbell.net

Colorado

Keith Wood

City Forester

Colorado Tree Coalition

4800 West 92nd Avenue

Westminster, Colorado 80030

Phone: 303-430-2400 x 2558

Fax: 

Email: kwood@saturn.ci.westminster.co.us

Connecticut

Joseph Ryzewski

United Aluminum

801 Bridgeport Avenue

Shelton, Connecticut 06484

Phone: 203-926-4641

Fax: 203-926-4524

Email: 

Delaware

Rich Mickowshi

First State RC&D Council

6 People Plaza

Newark, Delaware 19702

Phone: 302-834-0783 x3

Fax: 302-834-0783

Email: rmick@nccd.com

District of Columbia

Stanley Mayes

President of Urban Forest Council

405 K Street N.W.

Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-216-0900

Fax: 

Email: 

http://www_dcufc.org

Sandra Hill

DC Department of Public Works

1105 O Street SE

Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-727-5559 

Fax: 202-724-1406 

Email: shillz@dpw.dcgov.org

Florida

Julie Iooss

Florida Urban Forestry Council President

1206 West Columbia Street

Orlando, Florida 32805

Phone: 407-246-3989

Fax: 407-246-2702

Email:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Georgia

Melanie McDonald

Executive Director

Georgia Urban Forest Council

P.O. Box 961

Macon, Georgia 31202

Phone: 800-994-GUFC

Fax: 912-987-6330

Email: gufc@alltel.net

Idaho

David Kiesig

Horticulture Supervisor

College of Southern Idaho

P.O. Box 1238

Twin Falls, Idaho 83303-1238

Phone: 208-733-9554 x 2606

Fax: 208-736-4743

Email: 

Illinois

Urban Task Group, Co-Chairs:

Michael Brunk 

City of Urbana

706 South Grover Avenue

Urbana, Illinois 61802-4427

Phone: 217-384-2393

Fax: 217-384-2400 

Email: mjbrunk@city.urbana.il.us

Karel Jacobs

Morton Arboretum

4100 Illinois, Rout 53

Lisle, Illinois 60532

Phone: 630-719-5646

Fax: 630-719-2433

Email: kjacobs@mortonarb.org

Indiana

Gina Darnell

IUFC Board President

900 Sandpiper Drive

Chesterton, Indiana 46034

Phone: 219-926-1979

Fax: 219-926-1990

Email: naiufc@altavista.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Indiana ContŐd.

Nancy Anderson

Administrative Assistant

Indiana Urban Forest Council

4228 West Eight Street

Anderson, Indiana 46011

Phone: 765-608-1941

Fax: 765-608-1941

Email: naiufc@altavista.com

Iowa

Keith Majors

City Arborist

1316 East 29th Street

Davenport, Iowa 52803

Phone: 319-326-7897

Fax: 319-326-7815

Email: kmajors52@aol.com

Kansas

Jim Finlen

Chair, KUFC

City of Lenexa Ń Parks and Recreation

13420 Oak

Lenexa, Kansas 66215-3652

Phone: 913-541-8592

Fax: 

Email:

Kentucky

Sarah C. Gracey

State Urban Forestry Specialist

Kentucky Division of Forestry

627 Comanche Trail

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone: 502-564-4496

Fax:

Email: sahardouglas@mail.state.ky.us

Louisiana

John Monroe

President, Louisiana Urban Forestry Council

P.O. Box 1628

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821-1628

Phone: 225-925-1755

Fax:

Email: LUFC@ATT.NET

Maine

Community Forestry Advisory Board

C/O tish carr

Main Forest Service

22 State House Station

Augusta, Maine 04333-0022

Phone: 207-287-5024

Fax: 207-287-8422

Email: tish.carr@state.me.us

Maryland

Gregory Purnell

Maryland Community Forest Council

C/O Maryland Forest Service

580 Taylor Avenue, E-1

Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Phone: 410-260-8507

Fax: 410-260-8595

Email: 

Massachusetts

Chris Laughton

President

31 Lowell Road

Westford, Massachusetts 01886

Phone: 978-692-7752

Fax: 

Email: 

Joann Robinson

Maine Executive Director

Massachusetts Community Forestry Council

240 Beaver Street

Watham, Massachusetts

Phone: 888-307-TREE

Fax:

Email: mcfc@aol.com

Michigan

Paul Dykema

City of Lansing 

717 East Shiawassee

Lansing, Michigan 48912

Phone: 517-483-4206

Fax: 517-377-0047 

Email: pdykema@ci.lansing.mi.us
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Minnesota

Glen Shirley

MN Shade Tree Advisory Committee, President

9930 Logan Avenue, South

Bloomington, Minnesota 55431-2904

Phone: 952-948-8760

Fax: 952-948-8770

Email: gshirley@ci.bloomington.mn.us

Mississippi

George Byrd

Urban Forest Council

P.O. Box 668

Elliott, Mississippi 38926

Phone:

Fax:

Email:

Missouri

Greg Renaud

Contact Justine Gartner

Missouri Department of Conservation

P.O. Box 180

Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0180

Phone: 573-751-4115 x 3116

Fax: 573-526-6670

Email: GARTNJ@mail.conservation.state.mo.us

Montana

Currently Vacant

Nebraska

Bill Peterson

1324 A Street

David City, Nebraska 68632

Phone: 402-367-4301

Fax: 

Email:

Nevada

Kelly Toulouse

Urban Forest President

Nevada Division of Forestry

1201 Johnson Street Suite D

Carson City, Nevada 89706

Phone:

Fax:

Email:

New Hampshire

Stan Knowles

C/O A.J. Dupere

New Hampshire Division of Forests & Lands

Community Forestry Center

45 Elwyn Road

Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801

Phone: 603-431-6774

Fax: 603-431-5553

Email: 

New Jersey

David Shaw

Monmouth County Tree Shade

Commission

P.O. Box 1255

Freehold, New Jersey 07728-1255

Phone: 731-431-7930

Fax: 732-866-3558

Email:

New Mexico

Sue Probart

Executive Director

Tree New Mexico, Inc.

P.O. Box 81827

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87198-1827

Phone: 505-265-4554

Fax: 505-255-9197

Email: tmn@treenm.com

New York

Dr. Nina Bassuk

Urban Horticulture Institute

20 Plant Science Building

Ithaca, New York 14853

Phone: 607-255-4586

Fax: 607-255-9998

Email: nlb2@cornell.edu

North Carolina

Thomas E. Glasgow

Urban Forest Council Chair

Agriculture Extension Agent

Craven County

300 Industrial Drive

New Bern, North Carolina 28562

Phone: 252-633-1477

Fax: 252-633-2120

Email: tom_Glasgow@ncsu.edu

North Dakota

Larry Kotchman

State Forester

307 1st Street, East

Bottineau, North Dakota 58318

Phone: 701-228-5422

Fax: 701-228-5448

Email:

Ohio

Drew Todd

Ohio DNR Division of Forestry

1855 Fountain Square Court, H-1

Columbus, Ohio 43224-1383

Phone: 614-265-6707

Fax: 614-447-9231

Email: drew.todd@dnr.state.oh.us

Oklahoma

Randy McFarlin

Director of Ada Parks and Recreation

231 South Townsend

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

Phone: 580-436-8132

Fax: 580-436-8052

Email: randy@adaok.com

Oregon

Terrence Flanagan

Council Chair

P.O. Box 13074

Salem, Oregon 97309-1074

Also Contact Terrence at:

General Tree Service

P.O. Box 2049

Clackamas, Oregon 97015

Phone: 503-656-2656 x 414

Fax 503-656-3219

Email: teragan@aol.com

Pennsylvania

Benjamin Tresselt, Jr.

Pennsylvania Urban and Community 

56 East Mail Street

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055

Phone: 717-766-5371

Fax: 

Email:

Rhode Island

John Campanini, Jr.

Providence Parks Department

Roger Williams Park, Casino Building

Providence, Rhode Island 02905

Phone: 401-785-9450

Fax: 401-941-1292

Email: jcampanini@aol.com

South Carolina

Chairperson

SC Urban & Community Forestry Council

P.O. Box 21707 

Columbia, South Carolina 29221

Phone:

Fax: 

Email:

South Dakota

Dan McCormick

SD Dept of Agriculture

Resource Conservation & Forestry Division

523 E. Capitol Avenue

Pierre, South Dakota 57501-3182

Phone: 605-773-3594

Fax: 605-773-4003

Email: dan.mccormick@state.sd.us

Tennessee

Cynthia Holloway

6296 Burt Bergen Road

Bradyville, Tennessee 37026

Phone: 

Fax: 

Email:

Texas

Peter D. Smith

Partnership Coordinator

Texas Forest Service

301 Tarrow Drive, Suite 364

College Station, Texas 77840

Phone: 409-458-6650

Fax:

Email: pds@tfs.tamu.edu
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Utah

Marita Tewes-Tyrolt

Council Chair

Utah

Phone: 801-5855226

Fax: 801-585-6491

Email: marita.tewes@m.cc.utah.edu

Vermont

Scott Pfister

Vermont Depart. Of Agriculture

116 State Street, Drawer 20

Montpelier, Vermont 05620-2901

Phone: 802-828-2431

Fax: 802-828-2361

Email: scott.pfister@state.vt.us

Virginia

Alan Jones

1185 Five Springs Road

Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-8785

Phone: 804-971-3020

Fax: 

Email: 

Washington

Kevin LeClair

Program Coordinator

Washington State DNR

1111 SE Washington

Olympia, Washington 98504-7037

Phone: 360-902-1703

Fax: 360-902-1781

Email: Kevin.leclair@wadnr.gov

West Virginia

Kasey Russell

1237 Highland Road

Charleston, West Virginia 25302

Phone: 304-345-8576

Fax: 304-345-7578

Email: kaseyrussell@citynet.net
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wisconsin

Mr. Roald Evensen (6-30-00)

N8777 109th Street

River Falls, Wisconsin 54022

Phone: 715-425-8427

Fax: 715-425-2928

Email: revensen@ameriga.net

Ms. Christine Giese (7-1-00)

202 South Milwaukee Street

Theresa, Wisconsin 53091

Phone: 902-488-3404

Fax: 920-488-2068

Email: rcgiese@powerweb.net

Wyoming

Mark Hughes

Community Forestry Council Chair

Wyoming State Forestry

1100 W. 22nd Street

Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002

Phone: 307-777-7586

Fax: 307-637-8726

Email: mhughe@state.wy.us
 
 

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