Dr. Coder is a professor of community forestry and tree biology at the University of Georgia, and a world-renowned educator of arboriculture and urban forestry. He is an honorary lifetime member of the International Society of Arboriculture.
Dr. Lavis is a professor and extension specialist of landscape management at Kansas State University. She is a nationally-recognized speaker on topics concerning irrigation, care of trees, and landscape plants. She has received several national teaching awards.
Ms. Britton is President and Consulting Arborist of California Tree and Landscaping Consulting. She is a published author on the care, appraisal, and maintenance of trees, certified arborist, and registered consulting arborist. She is an honorary lifetime member of the International Society of Arboriculture.
Dr. St. Hilaire is the Head of the Plant and Environmental Sciences Department at New Mexico State University. In addition to numerous academic achievements and honors, he is the developer of the new tree cultivar Acer grandidentatum‘JFS-NuMex3’, marketed as Mesa GlowTMMaple.