Tree Advisory Committee


Chair: John Shribbs

Vice Chair: David Baldwin

Planning Commission Representative: Rick Whisman

Recreation, Music, and Parks Commission Representatives: Megan Kelly & Ryan Cassidy

City Management Liaison: Cindy Chong, Parks & Facilities Manager

Meets: 3rd Wednesday of every month at 3:30 P.M., Council Chambers, City Hall, 11 English Street, Petaluma

The Tree Committee is charged with duties designated and delegated by the City Council on matters pertaining to the management of tree resources within the City. The Committee also serves as a forum for the coordination of tree-related policies, and advises the City on matters referred by City departments, and other Council-appointed hearing bodies.

The committee has seven members, five of whom are appointed by Council by the community at large, and who serve two-year terms. The other members are a representative from the Planning Commission, appointed by the Planning Commission, and a member of the Recreation, Music, and Parks Commission, chosen by RMPC. The Planning and RMPC representatives serve one-year terms.

Current Agenda (when applicable)


Bill Cover Tree Advisory Committee Member Email
Cindy Chong Parks & Facilities Maintenance Manager Email
David Baldwin Vice Chair - Tree Advisory Committee Email
Howard Formby Tree Advisory Committee Member Email
John Shribbs Chair - Tree Advisory Committee Email
Megan Kelly Recreation, Music & Parks Commissioner Email
Rick Whisman Planning Commission Representative/Tree Advisory Committee Member Email
Ryan Cassidy Recreation, Music & Parks Commissioner Email
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