Tina is an Urban and Community Forestry Specialist and Project Coordinator with Davey Resource Group. She has more than 20 years of urban forestry experience and 13 years of municipal experience. In addition, Tina is a former Senior Instructional Specialist for the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, responsible for training Certified Arborists and Master Gardeners. She holds an AS degree in Agriculture from Arizona Western College and is a graduate of the Municipal Forester Institute (2007). Tina is an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist/Municipal Specialist (WE-5005AM), a member of the Society of Municipal Arborists, and a volunteer for the Western Chapter ISA. As a Project Coordinator with DRG, Tina works closely with municipal clients to better understand their urban forests and to develop comprehensive plans that provide long-term guidance for sustainable forestry practices while complementing the unique values and vision of each community.
“The vital importance of trees in the urban setting cannot be overstated. My satisfaction comes from working closely with communities to develop exceptional plans and outreach materials that communicate their vision and unique perspective for the community forest.”