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Who We Are


President:  John Harris
(Appointed Position/Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association) 
Earth Advisors, Inc.  (Hollywood)

President Elect: Joe Anderson
(Advisory Position)
JEA  (Jacksonville)

Vice President: Erin Givens
(Advisory Position) 
Orlando Utilities Commission (Orlando)

Treasurer: Steve Edgar
(Appointed Position/Society of American Foresters) 
Long Leaf Forest Service, Inc.  (DeLeon Springs)

Secretary AND Immediate Past President: Linda Seufert
(Advisory Position) 
City of St. Petersburg - Parks Department

Board Member: Alexis Alvey
(Appointed Position/ASLA FL Chapter) 
Keith & Schnars  (Fort Lauderdale)

Board Member: Kathy Beck
(Appointed Position/Advisory Member)
City of Tampa – Planning and Urban Design

Board Member: Kathleen Brennan
(Appointed Position/Florida League of Cities)

Board Member: Jody Buyas
(Appointed Position/Advisory Member)
Keep Orlando Beautiful 

Board Member: Jim Davis
(Appointed Position/Cooperative Extension)
Sumter and Hernando County Extension Offices (Sumterville/Brooksville)

Board Member: Justin Freedman
(Elected Position/Private Arborist) 
E Sciences, Inc.  (Fort Lauderdale)

Board Member: Elizabeth Harkey
(Elected Position/City Arborist) 
City of Sanford – Parks and Grounds

Board Member: Julie Iooss
(Appointed Position/Florida Chapter ISA) 

Board Member: Ian Jurgensen
(Elected Position/Member-at-Large) 
City of Orlando

Board Member: Andrew Koeser
(Appointed Position/Advisory Member) 
UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (Wimauma)

Board Member: Gayle Lafferty
(Elected Position/Member-at-Large) 
City of Vero Beach – Planning Department

Board Member: Mark Miller
(Appointed Position/Advisory Member) 
City of Apopka – Recreation Department  

Board Member: Daisy Morales
(Appointed Position/Advisory Member)
Orange County Soil and Water District (Orlando)

Board Member: Gregory Polidora
(Appointed Position/Advisory Member)
FPL (Plantation)

Board Member: David Watford
(Elected Position/Utility Forester)
SECO Energy (Sumertville)

Board Member:  Mark Williams
(Elected Position/Member-at-Large) 
City of Fort Lauderdale 

(Appointed Position/Florida Department of Transportation)

(Appointed Position/Florida Recreation and Park Association)

 (Elected Position/Member-at-Large) 

 (Elected Position/Member-at-Large) 

 (Elected Position/Tree Advocacy)

Liaison:  Lou Shepherd
Florida Forest Service (Tallahassee)

Sandy TempleExecutive Director 
Florida Urban Forestry Council 
Post Office Box 547993 
Orlando, FL 32854-7993 
Phone – 407-872-1738 
FAX – 407-872-6868

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