Staff & Board

Tree Trust Staff

Senior Leadership Team:

Michael Huntington, Interim Executive Director

Kim Lawler, Director of Development and Communications

Anders Hawes, Director of Finance & Human Resources

Tom Gibson, Director of Employment Programs

Karen Zumach, Director of Community Forestry

Jared Smith, Director of Operations and Landscape Services

Dave Nozal, Director of Project Development and IT

Program Leaders:

Brent Eikenhorst, Community Support Program & Youth Conservation Corps

Shanna Slice, Youth & Young Adult Services

Maja Numainville, YouthBuild

Jeff Voshell, Landscape Services General Manager

Tree Trust Board of Directors


Chair:  Kurts Strelnieks, Vice President Commercial Lending, Star Bank

Treasurer:  Dana S. Beasley, Retired Supervisor of Real Estate Assessment, City of Minneapolis

Secretary:  Rhea Rochon, eBusiness Systems Consultant, Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.


Larry Crosby, Vice President, Distribution, Xcel Energy

Gennae Falconer, Learning and Development Manager, Mental Health Resources

Bob Hand, Retired Regional Director Employment & Training Programs, Minnesota DEED

Michael Huntington, President, Huntington Technical Services Inc.

Kim Jenkins, Retired Senior Vice President, SunOpta, Inc.

Douglas Peterson, Sr. Director and HSP Business Leader, CenterPoint Energy

Thomas Redmann, Retired Supervisor of Sites and Grounds, Anoka Hennepin ISD #11

Scott Seys, Epidemiologist, U.S. Department of Agriculture

G. Rolf Svendsen, Retired Vice President/Investments, Stifel Nicolaus

Donald C. Willeke, Partner, Willeke & Daniels; Independent Trustee, Wells Fargo Advantage Mutual Funds (1995-2015)

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