The Sacramento Tree Foundation is a community benefit organization working to grow thriving communities through stewardship of our urban forest. 

Board of Directors


Dr. Janine Bera
Chief Medical Officer, WellSpace Health

Vice President

Allison Post Harris
Senior Associate, Martensen Wright PC


Steve Johns
Manager, Local Government Relations, Sacramento Municipal Utility District 


Caylyn Wright
Political Director, Personal Insurance Federation of California

Board Members

Michelle Smira Brattmiller
President, MMS Strategies 

John Costa
Public Affairs Representative, PG&E

Roger Dickinson
Former Assemblymember

Eric Douglas
President, Leading Resources 

Della Gilleran
Principal, Marketing by Design

Steve Harriman
Public Works Division Manager, City of Rancho Cordova 

Tim Holliday
Staff Attorney, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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

Amy Lapin
Executive Vice President, Economic & Planning Systems

John Lane
Project Manager, Teichert Aggregates

Charles Metzinger
Vice President, AEI Consultants

Meredith Nikkel
Partner, Downey Brand

Tom Rotelli
Community Volunteer

Rev. Jean Shaw
Pastor, Eventide Community Church

Robert Sherry
Former County Planning Director

Amy Talbot
Water Efficiency Project Manager, Regional Water Authority

Jeff Townsend
Principal, Jacobs

John Webre
Principal, Dreyfuss & Blackford Architects

Melissa Williams
Director of Administrative Services, Folsom Lake College

Board Emeritus

Jane Hagedorn
Ann Kohl

Executive Director

Ray Tretheway