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Meet the Faces of Urban Forestry


Lucie Lanoux Lucie Lee Lanoux

Resident Montgomery, Alabama

Alma Bowen Alma Bowen

Retired jeans plant worker Hackleburg, Alabama


Russell Moore Russell Moore

Engineering consultant Soldotna, Alaska


Barbara O'Brien Barbara O'Brien

Retired librarian Tucson, Arizona


Dave Bowman Dave Bowman

Retired U.S. Air Force pilot Fayetteville, Arkansas


Celia Garcia Celia Garcia

Conservation Corps Los Angeles, California

Doug Roberts Doug Roberts

Insurance Salesman Sacramento, California


Eric Wallace Eric Wallace

Owner of Left Hand Brewing Longmont, Colorado


Sara Ohly Sara Ohly & Alex Bragg

Retired, local volunteers New Haven, Connecticut


Wayne Miles Wayne Miles

Pastor Blades, Delaware

District of Columbia

RonDell Pooler RonDell Pooler

Field coordinator, Washington Parks & People Washington, District of Columbia


Jason Worley Jason Worley

Technology manager, Deutsche Bank Jacksonville, Florida

Mary Hildreth Mary Lou Hildreth

Mayor Keystone Heights, Florida


Kathy Thornton Kathy Thornton

Family Crisis Center Operations Coordinator Dalton, Georgia

Alicia Lindsey Alicia Lindsey

Teacher Mansfield, Georgia


Evan Matszuyama Evan Matszuyama

Student Kailua-Kona, Hawaii


Gail Lyster Gail Lyster

Resident Sandpoint, idaho

Christi Thoroughman Christi Thoroughman

Human relations specialist Nampa, Idaho

Jim Fisher Jim & Cindy Fisher

Retired newspaper editor and kindergarten teacher Moscow, Idaho


Rich Rinchich Rich Rinchich

Director, Public Works Oak Forest, Illinois


Adam McAlpine Adam McAlpine

Stormwater engineer Valparaiso, Indiana

Bud Crist Bud Crist

Retired businessman and president, Storm Water Management Board Merrillville, Indiana


Dave Dvorak Dave Dvorak

City Councilmember Polk City, Iowa

Alma Gaul Alma Gaul

Newspaper feature writer Bettendorf, Iowa

Michael Giudici Dr. Michael Giudici

Cardiologist Devenport, Iowa

Paula Gillespie Paula Gillespie

Food company quality analyst Muscatine, Iowa


Linda Jark Linda Jark

Tree board chair Chapman, Kansas


Paul Weckman Paul Weckman & Emily Wolff

Restaurant owners Convington, Kentucky


Em LeBlanc Em LeBlanc

Third grade teacher Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Evelyn Jackson Evelyn Ware-Jackson

Business owner Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Claude Albritton Claude Albritton

Eagle Scout Lake Charles, Louisiana


Mary Earl Rogers Mary Earl Rogers

Volunteer, Maine Maritime Museum Bath, Maine

Jo An Street Jo An Street

Parent Portland, Maine


Robin Rich Robin Rich

Assisted living director Waterford Park, Maryland


Bill Gleason Bill Gleason

Resident South Boston, Massachusetts

John Sylvia John Sylvia

Human relations specialist Fall River, Massachusetts

Mary Knittle Mary Knittle

Energy Program Director Worcester, Massachusetts


Elaine Dalcher Elaine Dalcher

Self-employed artist Grand Rapids, Michigan


Paul Zimny Paul Zimny

Firefighter Royalton, Minnesota

Fritz Knoll Fritz Knoll

Realtor Minneapolis, Minnesota

Andy Masterpole Andy Masterpole

Landscape architect Rochester, Minnesota


Joyce Haslip Joyce Haslip

Community Organizer, Oktoberfest Olive Branch, Mississippi

Virgi Lindsay Virgi Lindsay

Executive Director, Greater Belhaven Neighborhood Foundation Jackson, Mississippi

Rod Nicholson Rod Nicholson

Mayor Terry, Mississippi


Dominique Davison Dominique Davison

Architect Kansas City, Missouri

Beth Noble Beth Noble

Professor emeritus Kansas City, Missouri


Tery Hursh Tery Hursh

Physician Assistant and Clinic Owner Dillon, Montana


Bob Feurer Bob Feurer

Science teacher North Bend, Nebraska


Barrie Schuster Barrie Schuster

Real estate agent and homeowner Reno, Nevada

New Hampshire

Leslie Stevens Leslie Stevens

Retired social worker Portsmouth, New Hampshire

New Jersey

Jeanne Kavinsky Jeanne Kavinsky

Family volunteer Jersey City, New Jersey

New Mexico

Hugh Burroughs Hugh Burroughs

Church Pastor Roswell, New Mexico

Raya Marrujo Raya Marrujo

Home health aide Las Vegas, New Mexico

New York

Lori Lester Lori Lester

Special education teacher Queens, New York

North Carolina

John Amon John Amon

Business Owner Charlotte, North Carolina

North Dakota

Jane Croeker Jane Croeker

Promotion Director, University of North Dakota Health & Wellness Grand Forks, North Dakota


Paul Gallagher Paul Gallagher

Retired firefighter Cincinatti, Ohio

Paul Albers Paul Albers

Small Business Owner Minster, Ohio

Shelley Moore Shelley Moore

Bellefontaine Shade Tree Volunteer Bellefontaine, Ohio


David Hornbeek David Hornbeek

Principal, architecture firm Edmond, Oklahoma

Betsy Randolph Betsy Randolph

State Trooper Guthrie, Oklahoma

Susan Taylor Susan Taylor

Retired School Teacher Morrison, Oklahoma


Jeff Kisseloff Jeff Kisseloff

Freelance Writer Portland, Oregon

Jesse Lohrke Jesse Lohrke

Attorney Eugene, Oregon

Frances Oyung Frances Oyung

Coordinator, Bear Creek Watershed Council Medford, Oregon


Nykia Kibler Nykia Perez Kibler

University librarian Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

Greg Gerritt Greg Gerritt

Environmental/economist activist Providence, Rhode Island

South Carolina

Doug Echols Doug Echols

Mayor Rock Hill, South Carolina

Fran Clasby Fran Clasby

Hospital Physiologist Charleson, South Carolina

South Dakota

Lori Kiesow Lori Kiesow

Arboretum Executive Director Sioux Falls, South Dakota


Tammy Navarre Tammy Navarre

Developer Lakeland, Tennessee

Michael Wurzel Michael Wurzel

Environmental science graduate student Chattanooga, Tennessee


Beverly White Beverly White

Retired from restaurant industry Galveston, Texas


Don Kerr Don Kerr

Retired The Kamas Valley, Utah

Lisa Hanussak Lisa Hanussak

South Jordan, Utah


Earl Fechter Earl Fechter

Student Montpelier, Vermont


Ed Morgan Ed Morgan

Mayor Abingdon, Virginia

Bill Whitte Bill Whitte

Retiree Luray, Virginia

James Settle James Settle

Neighborhood leader and former Parks Advisory Board member Roanoke, Virginia

Frank Taylor Frank Taylor

High School Science Teacher Radford, Virginia


Emi Lutz Emi Lutz

Student Bellevue, Washington

Kate Kurtz Kate Kurtz

Soil Scientist Seattle, Washington

Barb Burrill Barb Burrill

Volunteer Urban Orchard Steward Seattle, Washington

West Virginia

Kate Lehman Kate Lehman

Retired minister Bath , West Virginia


T.R. Loon T.R. Loon

Entertainer Madison, Wisconsin


Jack Bedessem Jack Bedessem

President/CEO, Trihydro Corporation Laramie, Wyoming

The Faces of Urban Forestry project is an initiative of the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service

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