Urban Forestry Advisory Board

The Urban Forestry Advisory Board, formerly known as the Tree and Landscape Advisory Committee, was created by Ordinance 5426 on August 2, 2011.  The Tree and Landscape Advisory Committee was originally created by Ordinance 3699 on April 20, 1993 and amended on June 16, 1998 by Ordinance 4099 which redefined the composition, powers and duties of the committee.

The purpose and intent of the committee is to advise the City Council on urban forestry and arboricultural related issues as an integral part of the City's green infrastructure and to sit as the Wildland-Urban Interface:  Firewise Advisory Board to advise the City Council on wildland and urban development related issues as an integral part of the City's fire protection program and green infrastructure.


Ken Eastin, 444-3470


Staggered two-year terms.


The committee shall be composed of seven members:

  • One representative of the land development community
  • One representative of the tree service community
  • One representative from the University of Arkansas with knowledge of urban forestry or arboriculture practices 
  • Four at-large citizens with an interest in urban forestry or arboriculture


 Vacancies on the committee are filled by appointment from the governing body of the City.

Public Notification

A weekly meetings list is prepared by the City Clerk office which is distributed to the press and posted on the City’s web site: www.fayetteville-ar.gov

Meeting Times

Regular meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in Room 111 at the City Administration Building.

City of Fayetteville Appointees

Position Name Address Phone Terms
University Representative Donald Steinkraus 828 Vandeventer Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 521-9694 01/01/2012 thru 12/31/2015
Tree Service Community Hank Thomas 2270 East Cinnamon Way, Fayetteville, AR 72703 (479) 466-5569 01/01/2015 thru 12/31/2016
Land Development Damon Lipinski 2655 Wakefield Place, Fayetteville, AR 72703 (901) 647-7459 10/01/2014 thru 12/31/2015
Community Citizen at Large Glenda Patterson 1106 St. Andrews Circle, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 521-3274 10/01/2014 thru 12/31/2016
Community Citizen at Large Kathy Launder 1025 East Company Street, Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 587-0258 07/01/2012 thru 12/31/2015
Community Citizen at Large Malcolm LeVois 510 W. Prairie St., Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 521-3939 07/01/2012 thru 12/31/2016
Community Citizen at Large Sue Madison 573 N. Rockcliff Rd., Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 442-2997 01/01/2013 thru 12/31/2016