Board of Directors

Executive Board Members

Doak Marasco

Doak Marasco

Davey Resource Group

President

Doak Marasco
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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Dave Lefcourt

City of Cambridge

President-Elect

Dave Lefcourt
President-Elect

Dave is the City Forester for the City of Cambridge as well as the City of Cambridge Tree Warden.

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Scott Wheeler

City of Newport

Vice-President

Scott Wheeler
Vice-President

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.

Sara Sankowich

Sara Sankowich

Unitil

Past President President

Sara Sankowich
Past President President

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.

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Sean Reading

Eversource

Secretary

Sean Reading
Secretary

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

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Greg Lukos

Heritage Village Master Association

Treasurer

Greg Lukos
Treasurer
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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 - Charlie Iselin, Iselin Tree Experts
Maine - Mike Duddy
Massachusetts - Rick harper, Umass amherst
New Hampshire - Lucas Beane, Lucas Tree Experts
Rhode Island - Andrew balon, bartlett tree experts
Vermont - Mark duntemann, Natural Path forestry

advisory committee

Rich Cartier, rainbow treecare 
A.J. Dupere, NH ComMunity forester
Scott Hathaway, City of Westfield
Jason Magoon, National Grid
 

Committee Chairs

Conference Committee - Doak Marasco, Davey Resource Group
Education Committee - Brian Salas, eversource
Marketing Committee - Open
Research Committee - open
Strategic Planning Committee - Kevin Breen, North Atlantic Landscapes
Tree Climbing Championship - Bruce Duffy, Shelter Tree Care Products
Trek des Trees Committee - AJ Dupere, Kristina Bezanson, and Julie Coop
Volunteerism Committee - Anne-Marie Moran, National Grid