Board of Directors
Executive Board Members
Davey Resource Group
Doak Marasco is Regional Manager of Strategic Partnerships for The Davey Tree Expert Company. He is an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, ISA Municipal Specialist, and a Massachusetts Certified Arborist.
City of Cambridge
Dave is the City Forester for the City of Cambridge as well as the City of Cambridge Tree Warden.
City of Newport
Scott Wheeler is the Superintendent of Parks, Grounds, and Forestry for the City of Newport Public Services Department. Scott is an ISA Certified Arborist, a Licensed RI Arborist, and a Certified Pesticide Applicator. Scott is Chair of the Portsmouth Tree Commission and serves as an advisor to the Newport Tree Conservancy. Scott lives in Portsmouth RI with his wife Cynthia.
Sean is the Manager of Vegetation Management at Eversouce. He lives in Connecticut.
UMass Stockbridge School
Kristina Bezanson focuses on sustainable landscape management and design and municipal arboriculture. Kristina is an ISA BCMA, Municipal Specialist, TRAQ, and a Massachusetts Certified Arborist. Kristina is the program advisor and lecturer for the A.S. in Arboriculture and Community Forest Management degree at the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at UMass Amherst and the online certificate in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry with the Department of Environmental Conservation, UMass, Amherst. Kristina works part-time with Garden & Forest Consulting, focusing on sustainable horticulture and tree risk management.
Staff, Executive Director
Heather Leff is owner of Association Management Group, LLC (AMG). AMG is an association management company. The New England Chapter ISA has been a client since April 2011.