Lake Forest Park Tree Board

Tree Board Meetings

Tree Board meetings are generally held on the first Wednesday of each month, at 7 p.m. in Lake Forest Park City Hall. Meetings typically take place in the Forest Room, though the location may vary.

Apply Today to be A Tree Board Member!

The City is seeking applications for several positions on the Lake Forest Park Tree Board! 

Board members should live within the Lake Forest Park city limits, but it is not required. Interests or backgrounds in urban forestry, horticulture, and habitat restoration are encouraged but not required.

Applications are due by April 1st and can be submitted via email to Download an application here.

What does the Tree Board Do?

The Tree Board has three primary responsibilities:

  • Provide outreach and education to the community on tree-related issues
  • Organize and facilitate the city’s tree planting events and other public events involving trees
  • Provide advice to City Council on policy and regulatory issues involving trees

To learn more about the tree permit process, please click here.
To learn more about tree planting and tree care, please click here.



  • David Kleweno (Chair)
  • Timothy Hohn (Vice-Chair)
  • Julia Bent
  • Richard Olmstead
  • Gordon Smith

City Staff

  • Lauren Hoerr, Assistant Planner
  • Ashley Adams, City Arborist