U.S. Stakeholder Council

The Stakeholder Council is made up of senior-level representatives from U.S.-based governments, corporations and nonprofit organizations. They inform the strategic direction of the chapter and ensures that its operations and technical services equitably meet the needs of all one trillion trees stakeholders.

Secretariat Representatives

Justin Adams

Director of Nature-Based Solutions
World Economic Forum

Jad Daley

President and CEO
American Forests


Michelle Bekkering

Assistant Administrator,
Bureau for Economic Growth,
Education and Environment
ex officio

Arthur “Butch” Blazer

Former President
Mescalero Apache Tribe

Kesha Braunskill

Urban Forestry Coordinator
Delaware Forest Service

Suzanne DiBianca

Chief Impact Officer & EVP of Corporate Relations

Debbie Dingell

Congresswoman D-MI 12th District
U.S. House of Representatives

Ara Erickson

Director of Sustainability

Governor Tony Evers

State of Wisconsin

Karen Fang

Managing Director, Head of Global Sustainable Finance
Bank of America

Jay Farrell

Executive Director
National Association of State Foresters

Taldi Harrison

Community and Government Affairs Manager
REI Co-op

Jim Hubbard

Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment
United States Department of Agriculture
ex officio

Kristina Kloberdanz

Chief Sustainability Officer

Dan Lambe

Arbor Day Foundation

Tom Martin

President and CEO
American Forest Foundation

Kevin McCarthy

House Republican Leader
U.S. House of Representatives

Mary Mitsos

President and CEO
National Forest Foundation

Michelle Patron

Director of Sustainability Policy

Alton Perry

Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention (SFLR) Project
Roanoke Electric Cooperative

Regina Romero

City of Tucson

Sapreet Kaur Saluja

Chief Strategic Partnerships and New Ventures Officer
Girl Scouts of the USA

Rajwant Singh

Founder and President

Peter Stein

Managing Director
Lyme Timber Company

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