Meet Our Staff

If you would like to reach Friends of Trees and aren’t sure which staff member to contact, please write us at FOT@FriendsofTrees.org.

Below are some helpful direct numbers:

Buy a Tree: 503-595-0212

Volunteer: 503-595-0213

Donate: 503-595-0214

Our staff members are listed in alphabetical order, starting with the Portland office, followed by the Eugene office. We’d love to hear from you!

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

Portland Staff

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
He/Him/His
503-467-2525

Pablo Brito

Volunteer & Outreach Specialist
He/Him/His
Habla español (Nivel intermedio)
503-467-2527

Kassy Delgado

SW Washington Neighborhood Trees Specialist
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2530

Whitney Dorer

Interim Executive Director
She/Her/Hers
Habla español (intermedio)
503-467-2521

Sam Erman

Corporate & Business Relations Specialist
He/Him/His
503-765-6585
SamE@FriendsofTrees.org

Mary Harrell

Office Manager
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2510

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

Logan Lauvray

Green Space Manager
He/Him/His
503-467-2515

Harrison Layer

Green Space Specialist
He/Him/His
503-467-2534
HarrisonL@FriendsofTrees.org

Surabhi Mahajan

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Specialist
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2536
SurabhiM@Friendsoftrees.org

Adam Marx

Field Technician
He/Him/His
503-467-2537
AdamM@FriendsofTrees.org

Haley Miller

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

Nanda Ramos

Field Technician
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2522

Gustavo Rojas

NT Senior Administrative & Customer Service Specialist
He/Him/His
Habla español
503-467-2529

Rudolph R. Roquemore II

Contract & Events Specialist
He/Him/His
503-467-2516

Max Showers

Green Space Senior Specialist
He/Him/His
503-467-2523

Erica Timm

Neighborhood Trees Manager
She/Her/Hers
ISA Certified Arborist, PN-7633A
503-467-2533

Litzy Venturi

Neighborhood Trees Specialist
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2519

Michelle Yasutake

Neighborhood Trees Specialist
She/Her/Hers
503-467-2520

Eugene Staff

Erik Burke

Eugene Director
He/Him/His
ISA Certified Arborist, PN-6956AM
Landscape Construction Professional, #15562
541-632-3683

Taylor Glass

Volunteer and Planting 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