Staff and Board
Mark works with staff, stakeholders, and the organization’s Board of Directors to execute the strategic priorities of Baltimore Tree Trust’s core programs; Trees for Public Health and Putting Down Roots.
Prior to joining BTT, Mark served Baltimore City as the Deputy Director of the Mayor’s Office of CitiStat where he advised the Mayor on the management and operations of the city using data. While completing his Master’s Degree in Public Policy at the University of Maryland, Mark conducted research at the EPA on high impact, low cost solutions for cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS
Sheila works to ensure the operational success of Baltimore Tree Trust’s main programs – Trees for Public Health, Putting Down Roots, Corporate Greening Days, and Forest Mitigation – through project management and community partnerships.
Before joining the BTT team, Sheila was a foundational member at Baltimore Corps, where she worked as the Recruitment and Admissions Manager on their partnerships team. Sheila holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Maryland in College Park, and is an avid environmentalist. Outside of work, you can find her going on hikes and performing with the Baltimore Improv Group and Charm City Comedy Project.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Alex leads the organization’s field operations which consist of managing green jobs and general maintenance of trees. He has several years of experience in the landscaping profession and has completed Maryland Master Gardener certification.
Alex has worked on projects designing and constructing a variety of landscapes and hardscapes. With his diverse greening background and his passion to educate, he is a natural for assisting with our organization’s neighborhood outreach efforts.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
W. T. Dixon “Dick” Gibbs