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Shade Tree Commission

The Athens Shade Tree Commission works to manage and promote Athens’ urban forest. The board members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Counsel for two-year terms.


The Commission consists of seven members (5 voting, 2 alternates) appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council, one City Council Representative, and the Mayor or designee. Term length is two years.

 Members  Term Ending
 Buckley, Geoffrey (Alternate)
 February 2019
 Cochran, Jennifer (Council Representative)
 Gregg, Lee
 December 2017
 Ingram, David (Chair)
 December 2017
 Kotowski, John
 December 2018
 Lucas, Ron (Mayor's designee)
 Sincoff, David
 December 2017
 Walker, Nancy (Alternate)
 March 2017
 Wood, Emilie  December 2018

Documents and Downloads:
City Tree List
Tree Planting Permit

Contact Us
David Ingram, Chair

Ron Lucas, Deputy Service Safety Director

City of Athens
8 E. Washington St. 
Athens, OH 45701

Ph: (740) 592-3338
Fx: (740) 592-3341