Due to the passing of the Tree Expert and Tree Care Operators Licensing Act, the following Board members have been appointed to the New Jersey Board of Tree Experts by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate:

  • Stephen M. Chisholm, Aspen Tree Experts
  • Kevin Downes, Downes Tree Service
  • Barry Emens, Public Representative
  • Mark Goggin, Goggin and Associates
  • Joseph Greipp, Meadow Lakes Arboretum
  • Gary Lovallo, Chestnut Arboricultural and Forestry Services
  • Richard S. Wolowicz, RichView Consulting
  • Pamela Zipse, Rutgers University Urban Forestry Program – Nominated and
  • DEP Commissioner as ex officio

In Memoriam: David L. Johnson, Asplundh Tree Expert Co/NJ Forest Service – Dave served the Board of Tree Experts for over 17 years as its Secretary/Treasurer. The Board lost Dave last February 2016. Dave was one of the driving forces to advance the Tree Expert and Tree Care Operators Licensing Law. He will be missed and we remember him now as we celebrate the full implementation of the Law with the adoption of the Rules on April 17, 2017.