Meet Our Staff

Not sure who to contact? Try one of these helpful numbers below:

 Trees  [email protected]  503-595-0212
 Volunteering  [email protected]  503-595-0213
 Donations  [email protected]  503-595-0214
 Eugene  [email protected]  541-632-3683

You can also contact our general inbox at [email protected].

Our staff members are listed in alphabetical order below, starting with the Portland office, followed by the Eugene office. We’d love to hear from you! Please note that staff primarily work remotely or in the field and only periodically have phone access. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Want to learn more about the Tree Team members below? Check out Beneath the Bark for some fun facts, tidbits and secrets!

Portland Office

Kathy Armstrong

Development & Communications Director
She/Her/Hers
Certified Master Gardener
503-467-2512

Carey Aroonsuck

Volunteer & Operations Administrator
She/Her/Hers
Habla español (Nivel intermedio)
503-467-2531

Jenny Bedell-Stiles

Volunteer & Outreach Manager
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2528

Ian Bonham

Neighborhood Trees Senior Specialist (Vancouver)
He/Him/His
ISA Certified Arborist, PN-9204A
503-467-2525

Sam Erman

Corporate & Business Relations Specialist
He/Him/His
503-765-6585
[email protected]

Kristina Kavonian

Neighborhood Trees Customer Service Specialist
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2529
Habla español
Ich spreche Deutsch

Aliesje King

Neighborhood Trees Program Manager
She/Her They/Them
503-467-2533

Manuel Ku

Field Specialist
He/Him/His

Andrew Land

Neighborhood Trees Senior Specialist
He/Him/His
ISA Certified Arborist, PN-7456A
Habla español (Nivel intermedio)
Home orchardist and pruning resource
503-467-2518

Harrison Layer

Green Space Specialist
He/Him/His
503-467-2534
[email protected]

Adam Marx

Field Technician
He/Him/His
503-467-2537
[email protected]

Colin May

Communications Manager
He/Him/His
503-467-2515

Steve Mayes

Finance Manager
He/Him/His

Gabriel Mendez

Volunteer & Outreach Specialist
He/Him/His
503-467-2523
Habla español (intermedio)

Haley Miller

Sr Neighborhood Trees Specialist
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2517

Rudolph R. Roquemore II

EDI & Workforce Development Manager
He/Him/His
503-467-2516

Christine Smith

Neighborhood Trees Specialist
She/Her/Hers
Habla español (Nivel intermedio)
503-467-2526

Aliya Smyth

Development Specialist
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2524

Armani Thomas

Neighborhood Trees Specialist
He/Him/His
503-467-2530

Yashar Vasef

Executive Director
He/Him/His
503-467-2514

Litzy Venturi

Sr Neighborhood Trees Specialist
She/Her/Hers
ISA Certified Arborist, PN-9337A
503-467-2519

Meng Vue

Green Space Specialist
He/Him/His
503-467-2522

Michelle Yasutake

Green Space Program Manager
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2520

Eugene Office

Erik Burke

Eugene Director
They/Them/Theirs
ISA Certified Arborist, PN-6956AM
Landscape Construction Professional, #15562
541-632-3683

Taylor Glass

Volunteer & Program Specialist
She/Her/Hers
541-632-3683

Jeff Lanza

Planting Program Manager
ISA Certified Arborist, PN-8094A
541-632-3683

Becca Snowdale

Volunteer and Planting Specialist
She/Her/Hers
541-632-3683