The Sacramento Tree Foundation is a community benefit organization working to build healthy, livable communities in the Sacramento region by growing the best urban forest in the nation. 

Meet our Board of Directors


Ryan Hooper
Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Gregory D. Thatch

Vice President

Dr. Janine Bera
Physician, Kaiser Permanente


Michael Benoff
Business Consultant


Melissa Williams
Manager, Campus Operations, Drexel University

Past President

Robert Waste
Assistant Director of Government & Community Relations, UC Davis Health System


Christi Black-Davis
Executive Vice President, Edelman

Eric Douglas
President, Leading Resources

Della Gilleran
Principal, Marketing by Design

Allison Post Harris
Attorney, Stoel Rives

William Ishmael
Consultant, Nolte

Steve Johns
Manager of Local Government Relations, SMUD 

John Lane
Project Manager, Teichert Aggregates

Charles Metzinger
National Client Manager, AEI Consultants

Tom Rotelli
Partner, The Monk's Cellar

Rev. Jean Shaw
Minister, Northminster Presbyterian Church

Robert Sherry

Michelle Smira Brattmiller
Principal, MMS Strategies

Jeff Townsend
Operations Manager, Jacobs

John Webre
President, Dreyfuss & Blackford Architects

Honey Walters
Principal, Ascent Environmental 

Caylyn Wright
Government Affairs Director, Sacramento Association of Realtors 

Board Emeritus

Jane Hagedorn
Ann Kohl

Executive Director

Raymond L. Tretheway III