Thaïs Perkins

Exec Dir
TreeFolks

Thais Perkins is the executive director of TreeFolks, Central Texas's urban forestry nonprofit. Her background includes an M.S. in Forest Ecology from Oregon State University and published ecological research from the Douglas fir forests of Oregon and the cypress-tupelo swamps of southern Louisiana. She has extensive experience in environmental regulatory policy from her work with the City of Austin’s Watershed Protection Department, and in nonprofit leadership and management. Thaïs also serves on the ACTrees Advisory Board.



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