Welcome & ACTrees Business by ACTrees Staff & Board

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  • The second was business owners. Again, this audience is large, they employee a lot of people in California, and they are also active in their communities.
  • The second was business owners. Again, this audience is large, they employee a lot of people in California, and they are also active in their communities.
  • The second was business owners. Again, this audience is large, they employee a lot of people in California, and they are also active in their communities.
  • The second was business owners. Again, this audience is large, they employee a lot of people in California, and they are also active in their communities.
  • The second was business owners. Again, this audience is large, they employee a lot of people in California, and they are also active in their communities.
  • The second was business owners. Again, this audience is large, they employee a lot of people in California, and they are also active in their communities.
  • Welcome & ACTrees Business by ACTrees Staff & Board

    1. 1. ACTrees Day November 5, 2013
    2. 2. WELCOME ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    3. 3. David Forsell Board President Welcome to Pittsburgh! ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    4. 4. 2013 Year in Review Support to ACTrees members • 55 grants for tree planting, totaling over $500,000 • Over $150,000 in 50 additional grants for: – i-Tree analysis – Tree care – Youth partnerships – National NeighborWoods® Month – Travel Scholarships • Education through Webcast Series and communications ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 4
    5. 5. 2013 Year in Review New ACTrees Staff Michelle Kucerak Director of Development Anthony Le Program Coordinator ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 5
    6. 6. 2013 Year in Review Policy & Advocacy ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 6
    7. 7. 2013 Year in Review Introducing… ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 7
    8. 8. 2013 Year in Review ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 8
    9. 9. Maitreyi Roy Board Treasurer ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    10. 10. ACTrees Financial Overview 2012 990 Prepared by Finance Manager, Helen Nelson CPA in consultation with ACTrees Staff and Finance Committee Reviewed by Board Filed August 2013 ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 10
    11. 11. ACTrees Financial Overview 2012 Audit Prepared by Halt, Buzas & Powell, Ltd with full support of ACTrees Staff and ACTrees Finance Manager Completed in 2Q2013 Reviewed and Findings Accepted by the Board ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 11
    12. 12. ACTrees Financial Overview Revenue and Pass-through Grant Profile 2011 (audited) Total Expenses: Pass-through Grants 2012 (audited) Total Expenses: Pass-through Grants 2013 (est) Total Expenses: Pass-through Grants $ 748,779 $ 237,709 $1,307,866 $ 678,102 $1,123,046 $ 650,000 ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 12
    13. 13. Nancy Hughes Board Director and 2013 Nominating Committee Member ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    14. 14. Candidates for Second Three-Year Term (2014-2016) Dr. Burnell Fischer (IN) Greg Levine (GA) ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    15. 15. Slate of Candidates for Director Three-Year Term (2014 – 2016) Mark Buscaino (DC) Karen Jenkins (GA) Kemba Shakur (CA) Patrick Shea Esq (UT) Barry Ward (TX) ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    16. 16. Danielle Crumrine Board Secretary and 2013 Nominating Committee Member ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    17. 17. ACTrees Board of Directors Executive Committee: President (2013 – 2015) Vice President (2012 – 2014) Secretary (2012 – 2014) Treasurer (2013 – 2015) David Forsell, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, IN Scott Jamieson, Bartlett Tree Experts, IL Danielle Crumrine, Tree Pittsburgh, PA Maitreyi Roy, Bartrams Gardens, PA Directors: (2013 – 2015) (2010 – 2013) (2013 – 2015) (2010 – 2013) Candidates for Director: (2014 – 2016) Sam Bishop, II, Trees New York, NY Burney Fischer, Indiana University, IN Nancy Hughes, California Urban Forests Council, CA Greg Levine, Trees Atlanta, GA Mark Buscaino, Casey Trees, DC Karen Jenkins, Savannah Tree Foundation, GA Kemba Shakur, Urban Releaf, Oakland, CA Patrick Shea, Private Attorney & University of UT Barry Ward, Trees for Houston, TX ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 17
    18. 18. ACTrees Staff Executive Director Carrie Gallagher Executive Assistant Communications Manager Finance Manager Bonnie Perry Conni Kunzler Helen Nelson, CPA Public Policy Manager Gerry Gray, PhD Program Director Program Coordinator Leland Milstein Anthony Le Manager, Member & Partner Services Sarah Anderson Director of Development Development Associate Michelle Kucerak Suzanne Presgrave ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 18
    19. 19. Details of the Day ACTrees Day Program Program Committee Co-Chairs Sam Bishop (NY) Greg Levine (GA) ACTrees Program Director Leland Milstein ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 19
    20. 20. Rooms Plenary Sessions: • Allegheny 1 Concurrent Sessions: • Allegheny 1 • Crawford East & West • Fayette (State Urban Forest Councils - 2nd Floor) Lunch • Westmoreland West & Central (2nd Floor) ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 20
    21. 21. Reminders • ISA CEUs available – sign up sheets at end of our Closing session • Tweet about ACTrees Day with #ACTreesDay Follow and mention us @alliance4trees • Use #ACTreesDay on Facebook, too (and Like us) ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 21
    22. 22. 10:15 - 11:15 Panel Trees and Disasters Moderator & Panelist: Scott Jamieson, ACTrees Board VP Vice President, Bartlett Tree Experts Panelists: Grady McGahan, Executive Director, reTREEt America Peggy Middaugh, Director, Worcester Tree Initiative Andrew Hart, Director of Urban Forestry, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 22
    23. 23. 11:15 - 11:45 Sessions Growing Savvy Tree Advocates: Citizen Advocate Handbook and Strategy Allegheny 1 YARDS: Youth Achieving Resource Development Skills Crawford East & West (3rd Floor) State Urban & Community Forestry Councils Fayette (2nd Floor) ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 23
    24. 24. 11:45 - 12:15 Sessions Neighborhood Trees Summer Inspectors: Social Pressure for Tree Health Allegheny 1 Wetting Their Appetites: Rainwater Harvesting through Community Greening Crawford East & West (3rd Floor) State Urban & Community Forestry Councils Fayette (2nd Floor) ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 24
    25. 25. Luncheon Guest Speaker: William Bryant Logan, Author of Oak and Dirt and a new book, Air Westmoreland West & Central 2nd Floor ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 25
    26. 26. 1:30 - 2:30 Lightning Round Innovative Fundraising & Partnerships Moderator & Panelist: Danielle Crumrine, ACTrees Board Secretary Executive Director, Tree Pittsburgh Panelists: Nicki Largent, Executive Director, Tree Bank Foundation Steve Grantham, Director of Operations, Up With Trees Lee Mueller, Program Manager, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 26
    27. 27. 2:30 - 3:00 Sessions You Can’t Always Get What You Want: Urban Forest Species Diversity Allegheny 1 Managing Data on Trees from Nursery Tagging to Post-Planting Tracking Crawford East & West (3rd Floor) State Urban & Community Forestry Councils Fayette (2nd Floor) ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 27
    28. 28. 3:15 - 4:00 Panel Furthering Your Mission Moderator & Panelist: Greg Levine, ACTrees Board Director Co-Executive Director, Trees Atlanta Panelists: Robert Seemann, Program Director, Baton Rouge Green Danielle Crumrine, Executive Director, Tree Pittsburgh Torin Dunnavant, Senior Manager of Community Engagement, TreePeople ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 28
    29. 29. 4:00 - 4:30 Closing The Next 20 Years for Urban Forestry and ACTrees Paul Reis Associate Deputy Chief, State and Private Forestry US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service David Forsell ACTrees Board President President, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 29
    30. 30. Thank you! Join us for this evening’s Reception at 6:00pm Hosted by the Sustainable Urban Forestry Coalition and event supporters, including Alliance for Community Trees ACTrees Day – November 5, 2013 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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