TfL's John Parker to chair London Tree Officers for next two years

The London Tree Officers Association (LTOA) has announced a new executive committee, elected by members to head the association for the next two years.

John Parker - image:HW
John Parker - image:HW

The new chair is John Parker who is senior technical specialist for arboriculture and landscape at Transport for London. Vice chair is Westminster City Council senior arboricultural officer Barbara Milne.

Parker said:  "I believe that a healthy population of urban trees is best achieved through a healthy population of urban tree officers. We will continue to offer high-quality professional publications and seminars and will also seek to build stronger relationships across the UK and internationally, particularly with our friends and colleagues in Europe."

The other members of the committee are Andy Tipping (Barnet), Clare Pappalardo (Haringey), Colleen O'Sullivan (Camden), Craig Ruddick (Richmond), Dave Lofthouse (Merton), Gary Meadowcroft (Southwark), Jake Tibbetts (Islington), Lawrence Usherwood (Brent), Oliver Stutter (Southwark) and Richard Edwards (Croydon).

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