Shade Tree Commission

Group picture of the Shade Tree Commission

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When: Oct 8, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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The Athens Shade Tree Commission works to manage and promote Athens’ urban forest. The board members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council for 2-year terms.


The Commission consists of seven members (5 voting, 2 alternates) appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council, one City Council Representative, and the Mayor or designee. Term length is two years.

Members Term Ending
Chiki, Andrew (Mayor's Designee) N/A
Dyer, James (Alternate) March 2021
Gregg, Lee
December 2021
Ingram, David (Chair)
December 2021
Kotowski, John
December 2020
Kotses, Peter (Council Representative) N/A
Sincoff, David
December 2021
Walker, Nancy (Alternate)
March 2021
Wood, Emilie December 2020


  • 2nd Thursday of every month
  • 7:00 PM
  • City Council Chambers, 3rd floor City Building

Documents and Downloads:

City Tree List
Tree Planting Permit
Athens Tree Care Guide
1991 Tree Listing For The City Of Athens, Ohio
1991 Street Tree Inventory Report For The City Of Athens, Ohio

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