Education, Outreach, and Advocacy Oregon Community Trees

Board of Directors


  • Samantha Wolf – President
  • Teresa Gustafson – Vice President
  • Mike Oxendine – Secretary
  • Rick Zenn – Treasurer
  • Kristin Ramstad – ODF U&CF Program Director



Craig Anderson, USDA Forest Service (on detail)

Rob Emanuel, Water Resources Project Manager – Clean Water Services

Jim Gersbach, Oregon Department of Forestry, Public Affairs

Taylor Glass, Volunteer and Planting Specialist, Friends of Trees, Eugene

Lauren Grand, Forestry Education Program, OSU Extension

Donald Gunther, Municipal Arborist, City of Salem

Teresa Gustafson, City Arborist, La Grande

Morgan Holen, Owner, Consulting Arborist – Morgan Holen & Associates LLC

Brett Huet, Private Arborist, Bend

Brian Kelly, Restoration Coordinator – Hells Canyon Preservation Council

Jennifer Killian, City of Corvallis

Heidi Lakics, City of Eugene, Urban Forestry Consultant & Contract Manager

Larry Maginnis, Urban Forestry Supervisor, Portland Parks & Recreation

Michael Oxendine, PNW-ISA liaison and City of Talent Tree Committee

Kristin Ramstad, Oregon Department of Forestry, U&CF Program Director

Rudy Roquemore II, Contract & Events Specialist, Friends of Trees, Portland

Tyler Roth, ISA Arborist, Gorge Tree Surgeon

Samantha Wolf, At-large

Rick Zenn, At-large


THANK YOU to our previous directors who have recently retired from serving OCT!

Adam Airoldi, Medford, 2018

Mark Brindle, Central Point, 2021

Eric DeBord, Eugene, 2019

Brian French, Portland, 2018

Ciara McCarthy, Bend, 2018

Kathy Sheehan, Portland, 2020

Shane Tennison, Eugene, 2021

Ruth Williams, Portland, 2018

Michael Wilson, Grand Ronde, 2017

John Wolinski, Portland, 2018

Members of OCT’s 2018 Board at the December meeting in Albany.








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