WMU News

WMU arborist Avery heads state association

Feb. 19, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- Chad Avery, an arborist in physical plant-landscape services, was elected president of the Michigan Forestry and Park Association at the organization's annual winter conference in January. The MFPA is the Michigan chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. The association's winter conference was a celebration of the group's 75th anniversary.

Avery, a member of the MFPA board since 1997 has been a WMU employee since 1991. Prior to coming to WMU, he worked at the Morton Arboretum near Chicago.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 616 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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