Board of Directors

Executive Board Members

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Heather Green

Liberty Utilities

President

Heather Green
President

Heather is the Utility Arborist for Liberty Utilities, NH. She has worked as an ISA Certified Arborist since 1998 in the utility, municipal, state, private and residential sectors in Illinois and New Hampshire.

Richard Harper

Richard Harper

UMass Amherst

Past President

Richard Harper
Past President

Extension Associate Professor of Urban & Community Forestry in the Department of Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Sara Sankowich

Sara Sankowich

Unitil

President-Elect

Sara Sankowich
President-Elect

Sara is the System Arborist at Unitil Service Corp. She has been working in the utility arborist field for 16 years and is an ISA Certified Arborist.

Doak Marasco

Doak Marasco

Davey Resource Group

Vice-President

Doak Marasco
Vice-President

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.

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Sean Reading

Eversource

Secretary

Sean Reading
Secretary

Sean is the Manager of Vegetation Management at Eversouce. He lives in Connecticut.

Dean Charter

Dean Charter

Town of Acton

Treasurer

Dean Charter
Treasurer

Dean recently retired after serving as the Tree Warden for the Town of Acton, Massachusetts for 37 years.

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Heather Leff

Staff, Executive Director

Heather Leff
Staff, Executive Director

Heather Leff has been working for the New England Chapter ISA since April of 2011.

Liaisons

Certification Liason  - Julie Coop, DCR Urban & Community Forestry
COR Representative - Anne-Marie Moran, National Grid
Tree Fund Liaison - KristinA bezanson, Umass Amherst

State Directors 

Connecticut - Greg Lukos, HV Master
Maine - Mike Hughes, Hughes Arbor and land Management
Massachusetts - Jonathan Webb, Mount Auburn Cemetery 
New Hampshire - Lucas Beane, Lucas Tree Experts
Rhode Island - Scott Wheeler, City of Newport
Vermont - Mark duntemann, Natural Path forestry

Presidential Appointees

Brian Beaty, Dartmouth College
A.J. Dupere, NH ComMunity forester
David Lefcourt, City of Cambridge
John Parry, U.S. Forest Service
Brian Salas, Eversource
travis vickerson, chippers, inc.

Committee Chairs

Conference Committee - Heather Green, Liberty Utilities
Education Committee - Brian Salas, eversource
Marketing Committee - Mollie Freilicher, DCR Urban & Community Forestry
Research Committee - open
Strategic Planning Committee - Heather Green, Liberty Utilities
Tree Climbing Championship - Bruce Duffy, Shelter Tree Care Products
Trek des Trees Committee - Bear Levangie
Volunteerism Committee - Anne-Marie Moran, National Grid