Tree Advisory Committee


•Meetings are held January, February, March, April, May, June, September, and October.

•City Hall, 5520 Lacy Road, Fitchburg, WI  53711

Agendas & Minutes

Tree Advisory Committee agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 

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 NameTerm Expires 
Committee Position
Telephone Number
Sue Fieber2024 608-271-8265
Brende Hofer2026  608-257-7666
Ann Sawyer 2025  262-751-0983
Terrell Brock 
Craig Rapp2024  815-353-4210
Linda Brewer 2024 Chair 608-295-5077 
Shannon Strassman2025Alder  312-671-4709
Anna Healy
 Staff Contact


The committee shall have seven members: one alderperson and six residents of the city. Each member shall have, to the highest extent practicable, a working knowledge of arboriculture, a love for trees, and a demonstrated interest in the enhancement, maintenance and protection of Fitchburg's urban forest.  The Tree Advisory Committee shall receive primary staffing and support from the city forester.

Summary of Duties

The Tree Advisory Committee shall act as an advisory committee to the Park Commission. The Tree Advisory Committee shall provide oversight of the city's forestry program and urban forest, including but not limited to, advising the Park Commission and Common Council on policies for maintenance, planting programs, tree preservation, vegetation management, public outreach, and such other matters on which the city forester/naturalist desires input.