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Urban and Community Forestry Council members

Michigan Urban and Community Forestry Council Members

Asia Dowtin
Michigan State University - Department of Forestry
517-355-2380 

Fai Foen
The Greening of Detroit
313-237-8733

Heather Griffin
City of Flint
810-766-7135 ext.2605

Kerry Gray
Davey Resource Group
734-249-3576

Emily Hanson
Davey Resource Group
612-756-0464

Paul Hickman 
Urban Ashes/MI Urban Wood Network

Geoff Kempter
Asplundh
215-915-3998

Tyler Klifman
Southeast MI Council of Governments
313-961-4266 

Annie Kruise
ISA-Michigan
517-337-4999

Lee Mueller
Davey Resource Group
248-221-0439

Douglas Schultz
Rowe Professional Services Company
810-341-7500 

Rachel Tarpey - Council Chair
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
906-353-4591

U.S. Forest Service representatives (non-voting)

Jill Johnson
Regional urban forester - St. Paul, Minnesota
651-649-5253 

Lisa Perez
Detroit urban connections program coordinator - Detroit
313-494-4735 

DNR representatives (non-voting)

Kevin Sayers
UCF Program Coordinator - Lansing
517-284-5898 

Andrea Stay
Volunteer Engagement Specialist - Lansing
517-582-5465

Lawrence Sobson
Urban Forester and Partnership Coordinator - Detroit
313-316-4137

Contact Information

To be placed on the agenda for an upcoming council meeting, general questions or for specific issues for council members, please send an email to Kevin Sayers or mail to:

Michigan Department of Natural Resources|
Forest Resources Division
Kevin Sayers
P.O. Box 30452
Lansing, MI 48909-7952