Our Staff & Trustees

Mark Conway, Executive Director

Mark works with staff, stakeholders, and the organization's Board of Directors to execute the strategic priorities of Baltimore Tree Trust's core programs – Trees for Public Health and Putting Down Roots. Prior to joining BTT, Mark served Baltimore City as the Deputy Director of the Mayor's Office of CitiStat where he advised the Mayor on the management and operations of the city using data. While completing his Master's Degree in Public Policy at the University of Maryland, Mark conducted research at the EPA on high impact, low cost solutions for cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.

Email Mark at mark@baltimoretreetrust.org

Alex Smith, Director of Operations

Alex leads the organization’s field operations which consist of managing green jobs and general maintenance of trees. He has several years of experience in the landscaping profession and has completed Maryland Master Gardener certification. Alex has worked on projects designing and constructing a variety of landscapes and hardscapes. With his diverse greening background and his passion to educate, he is a natural for assisting with our organization’s neighborhood outreach efforts.

Email Alex at alex@baltimoretreetrust.org


David Bramble

Debbie Cameron, Secretary

Howard K. Cohen

Christopher A. Feiss, Co-Chair

Alex G. Fisher, Treasurer

Allan House

Larry Jennings, Jr.

Chris Mfume

Thomasina E. Poirot, Co-Chair

Maria Tarmoun

Dr. Annie Umbricht

Chad Vrany


Jane Brown

W. T. Dixon (Dick) Gibbs

Barbara Shea


Tom Horton