Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2016-2017

Mr. Douglas Anderson, President, Anderson’s Tree Care Specialists, San Jose, CA, doug@andersonstreecare.com

Mr. Carl Mellinger, Governance Chair, Mellinger Tree Service, Pacific Palisades, CA, ginkgoone@aol.com

Mr. Dennis Swartzell, Secretary/Treasurer, Horticulture Consultants, Inc., Las Vegas, NV, arbor-1@cox.net

Mr. Richard Gessner, Development Chair, Monarch Consulting Arborists, Felton, CA rick@monarcharborist.com

Dr. A. James Downer, Research Chair, UC Cooperative Extension, Ventura, CA ajdowner@ucanr.edu

Ms. Katherine Naegele, Eduation Chair, Anderson’s Tree Care Experts, San Jose, CA, katherine@andersonstreecare.com 

Advisory Council

Dr. James Clark, HortScience, Inc., Pleasanton, CA

Mr. Patrick Mahoney, West Coast Arborists, Inc., Anaheim, CA

Dr. Robert Tate, Cohasset, CA

Mr. Gordon Mann, Mann and Trees, Auburn, CA

Mr. Stephen Nimz, Stephen Nimz & Associates, Honolulu, HI

Mr. Michael Neal, APS, Phoenix, AZ

Administrative Staff

Mrs. Rose Epperson, CAE., Porterville, CA, repperson@wcisa.net

Mrs. Mary Pendleton, CAE., San Francisco, CA, mary@wcisa.net