Arboretum Committee


To plan appropriately to assure the development of the Main Campus as the State Arboretum and to facilitate the scientific study and public exhibition of many species of trees and shrubs and to establish and maintain a living collection of plantings for public education, student instruction, scenic beauty, and a natural biological legacy for the citizens of Montana.


David Affleck, WA Franke College of Forestry and Conservation (2021-2024)


Karen Sippy, Trees for Missoula (2021-2024) 

Anna Hatcher, University Center Gardens (2021-2024)

Jameel Chaudhry, Facilities Services (2021-2024)

Kelly Chadwick, Native Plant Society (2021-2024)

Marie Boggess, City of Missoula Parks & Recreation (2021-2024)

Jamie Kirby, Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation (2021-2024)

Philip Maechling, Missoula County Historic Preservation Office (2021-2024)

Updated November 8, 2021