Membership Development Coordinator
Patty has a B.S. in Horticulture from Iowa State University. She has been with Trees Forever since 1991, coordinating tree planting events and helping train volunteers with tree selection, all aspects of planting and care, reviewing site plans and facilitating local efforts. Patty has extensive experience with media, especially TV and radio. Passionate about helping communities achieve their goals, Patty is always excited to travel throughout Iowa to see the results of the great projects supported by Alliant Energy, Black Hills Energy and the Iowa’s Living Roadways Visioning and Projects programs. Before joining Trees Forever, Patty worked as a horticulturist in eastern Iowa for Iowa State University Extension. She is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture, is a Certified Arborist, serves on the Board of Directors for the Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency, is a member of the Iowa Urban and & Community Forestry Council, and is a member of the Iowa Arborist Association.