Arboretum and Land Stewardship Committee - Advisory

A.    Committee Charge: The committee will provide vision, oversight, and advice regarding the development and funding of the WSU campus and its allied properties as a regional Landscape Arboretum to support public enjoyment, education and scientific study. The recommendations of the committee are advisory and do not supersede the authority of the WSU Administration in all matters relating to campus properties.

B.     Committee will elect a chairperson.

C.     There is no formula for the terms of office.

D.     VP University Advancement will call the first meeting.

E.    Composition: 3 IFO, 1 ASF, 1 AFSCME (Facilities Grounds Staff), 1 MAPE, 1 MMA (Facilities Grounds Supervisor), 2 Students, 3 Community Members, VP University Advancement, WSU Land Steward, Sustainability Coordinator, Facilities Services Manager, staff. 

All Committee members should have an interest in, responsibility for and/or expertise in horticulture and landscape development. Additional ad hoc members may be invited as the need for specialized expertise arises in order to achieve the Committee's charge, mission and goals.

2014-2015 Membership (In Progress)

  • 3 IFO: 1. Linda D'Amico (Spring 2015) 2. Carol Daul-Elhindi (Spring 2015) 3. Kimberly Evenson (Spring 2015) 
  • 1 ASF: Tina Krause
  • 1 AFSCME: (Facilities Grounds Staff) Laura Clay 
  • 1 MAPE: John Yearous
  • 1 MMA: (Facilities Grounds Supervisor): Gerald Landby 
  • 2 Students: 1. vacant 2. vacant
  • 3 Community Members: 1. Nancy Reynolds; 2. Bill Meyer; 3. James Reynolds, chair 
  • VP University Advancement: Gary Evans
  • WSU Land Steward: Gerald Landby
  • Sustainability Coordinator: Joan Francioni
  • Facilities Services Manager: Mike Pieper
  • Staff: vacant

2013-2014 Membership

  • 3 IFO: 1. Candace Kairies Beatty (Spring 2014) 2. Carol Daul-Elhindi (Spring 2014) 3. Kimberly Evenson (Spring 2014) 
  • 1 ASF: Tina Krause
  • 1 AFSCME: (Facilities Grounds Staff) Scott Engler
  • 1 MAPE: John Yearous
  • 1 MMA: (Facilities Grounds Supervisor): Steve Morrison
  • 2 Students: 1. vacant 2. vacant
  • 3 Community Members: 1. Nancy Reynolds; 2. Bill Meyer; 3. James Reynolds, chair 
  • VP University Advancement: Gary Evans
  • WSU Land Steward: Bruno Borsari
  • Sustainability Coordinator: Joan Francioni
  • Facilities Services Manager: Dick Lande
  • staff: vacant

2012-2013 Membership 

  • 3 IFO: 1. Candace Kairies Beatty; 2. Melanie Reap; 3. Arne Sippola
  • 1 ASF: Tina Krause
  • 1 AFSCME: (Facilities Grounds Staff) Scott Engler
  • 1 MAPE: John Yearous
  • 1 MMA: (Facilities Grounds Supervisor): Steve Morrison
  • 2 Students: 1. Elizabeth Reach; 2. Amanda Tussing
  • 3 Community Members: 1. Nancy Reynolds; 2. Bill Meyer; 3. James Reynolds
  • VP University Advancement: James Schmidt
  • WSU Land Steward: to be named
  • Sustainability Coordinator: Joan Francioni
  • Facilities Services Manager: Dick Lande