25th Anniversary

A conversation with Gordon Piper

Current Position: Founder of North Hills Landscape Committee in 1979. In 1991, after the Oakland Hills Firestorm, this changed to the Oakland Landscape Committee our greening projects expanded to places all over Oakland that were impacted by the Firestorm. Currently I...

Conversation with Jen Scott

Current Position: Writer, Community Organizer, and Arborist What is/was your relationship to ReLeaf? I was on staff at TreePeople where I created and ran the Tree Care Department from 1997-2007. In this position I administered ReLeaf grants for several tree...

Interview with Dana Karcher

Current Position? Market Manager - Western Region, Davey Resource Group What is/was your relationship to ReLeaf? I worked at Executive Director of the Tree foundation of Kern from 2002 to 2006 and we were a member organization. In my current job at Davey Resource...

A Conversation with Felix Posos

Current Position: Currently I’m the Director of Digital Production at DGWB Advertising in Santa Ana California. I basically manage the strategy, design and development of websites, facebook apps, mobile apps and email campaigns for clients like Mimi’s Café, Toshiba,...

Conversation with Ken Knight

Current Position: Executive Director, Goleta Valley Beautiful What is/was your relationship to ReLeaf? I was a Board member of Goleta Valley Beautiful for 6 years beginning in the mid 1990’s before transitioning to Executive Director in 2001. We have been a member of...

Conversation with Jean Nagy

Current Position:/strong> President of Huntington Beach Tree Society (since 1998) What is/was your relationship to ReLeaf? 1998 to present - Network member and Grant recipient. This is an all-volunteer organization. What did/does California ReLeaf mean to you? ReLeaf...

Interview with Corey Brown

Cory Brown, Attorney/Program Officer, Resources Legacy Fund What is/was your relationship to ReLeaf? From 1990 to 2000, I directed the Trust for Public Land’s Sacramento office and the Western Region’s government affairs program when CA ReLeaf was a project of TPL. ...

Conversation with Greg McPherson

Current Position: Research Forester, Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics Program, PSW Research Station, USDA Forest Service What is/was your relationship to ReLeaf? 1993 – when I started at Western Center for Urban Forest Research and Education. In 2000 this became...

A Brilliant Blend of Ideas

A Brilliant Blend of Ideas

an interview with Rick Mathews Founder and President, Madrone Landscapes, Inc. What is/was your relationship to ReLeaf? 1993 Network member with the Atascadero Native Tree Association Advisory Committee 1997 - It was after Occidental College Retreat I applied but...

Unintended Consequences

Unintended Consequences

an interview with Genevieve Cross Business Consultant/Entrepreneur  I work with a diverse group of businesses and non-profit organizations. An example is a current partner that builds solar projects, mostly in island settings, to reduce the cost of electricity in...

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