Welcome, Lee Mueller, as Friends’ Board President!

We are excited to announce that long-time friend of Friends, Lee Mueller, is our new Board President.Lee Mueller on a fall walk

Lee Mueller works for environmental consulting firm Davey Resource Group, Inc. He’s an outdoor and tree enthusiast, former Friends employee, and previous vice president of our board!

Lee is a Certified Arborist, Certified Forester, and Michigan Registered Forester, with a B.S. and M.S. in forestry from Michigan State University. When employed at Friends, he helped launch our urban forest programs!

He is an active advocate for parks and trees everywhere. Lee is a past chair of the Michigan Urban and Community Forestry Council and the Grand Rapids Parks Advisory Board, serves on the Grand Rapids Urban Forestry Committee,  and is in leadership with the Michigan and national Society of American Foresters.

Click here to meet the rest of our board.

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