Ad Hoc Committees

Happy Creek Arboretum:  This committee is actively involved in decisions about plantings and in maintaining the Arboretum specimans.

Royal Shenandoah Greenway:  The Royal Shenandoah Greenway Committee is currently working to secure funding for the completion of the Greenway and is the liason to Town, County and Shenandoah Park officials. 

Work Sessions:  The Tree Stewards hold 2 work sessions per month.  The Chair of this committee coordinates with the Town of Front Royal to determine what trees need attention and to develop an overall plan on how the Tree Stewards can assist with the maintenance of the Town’s urban forest.

A representative from the Tree Stewards attends the Front Royal Beautification Committee meetings, working together to improve the community.

Different members step up to Chair the various events held throughout the year as well as special projects and the Farmer’s Market Booth in the summer.

Standing Committees

Education Committee:  The Education Committee is responsible for organizing the annual Tree Steward class in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Virginia Urban Forest Council Tree Steward Program.  When possible, one (1) member of the committee is also an active Master Gardener. This committee also coordinates continuing educational opportunities for members.

Membership Committee: The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting and retaining members.

Nominating Committee: The Nominating Committee provides a slate of officers to be voted upon annually.  It is also responsible for distributing and tabulating ballots.

Ways and Means Committee:  The Ways and Means Committee is responsible for fundraising and grant development