WABE: A Conversation with Atlanta's "Tree Lady" (2011-05-23): RT @wabegoss: Monday on Morning Editionâ€"a conversation with Atlantaâ€™s â€œTree Ladyâ€�â€"Marcia Bansley, former exec dir. of Trees Atlanta; 735a&835a #wabenewsÂ RT @jim_langford: My friend Marcia Bansley will be on WABE this AM.
Head of Trees Atlanta
for many years.
She has â€œrootsâ€� in Gordon County like me.Â RT @wabedalton: Coming up on #wabenews on 90.1: Part II of @wabegossâ€™ interview with Marcia Bansley, outgoing director of Trees Atlanta.Â ATLANTA, GAÂ (WABE)Â -Â Marcia Bansley served 26 years as the executive director of Trees Atlantaâ€"a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the cityâ€™s diminishing tree canopy.
Atlanta City Council Proclaims May 16, 2011 Marcia Bansley Day! Immediate past Executive Director, Marcia Bansley, lead Trees Atlanta for 26 years.
In honor of her service to Atlanta, the City Council recognized Marcia
on Monday. Sponsored by Cleta Winslow, the Atlanta City Council
, issued a proclamation naming May 16, 2011 Marcia Bansley Day!
Trees Atlanta Executive Director - Marcia Bansley Announces Retirement A letter to Trees Atlanta volunteers and supporters from C. Edward Dobbs, President, Trees Atlanta Board of Directors. (4/1/11) = = = Dear Friends, Thank you for your ongoing support of Trees Atlanta.
On May 15, Marcia Bansley
will close 26 years as the guiding light of Trees Atlanta
Marcia has been the Executive Director of Trees Atlanta since its beginning in 1985.
outstanding leadership, dedication and energy have been the driving force behind the success and growth of Trees Atlanta
. Marcia has decided to spread her
wings to further develop her
growing international non-profit consultancy and love of architecture.
will continue to be involved with Trees Atlanta
as an advocate and fundraiser. At this time, the Board is pleased to announce that Connie Veates, the immediate past President of the Trees Atlanta
Board of Directors, has agreed to serve as Interim Executive Director.
The Board will retain an executive search professional to assist us in indentifying and selecting a successor to Marcia. Trees Atlanta will update you with plans to honor Marcia for her 26 years of dedicated service to Trees Atlanta and the entire Metro Atlanta community. You may read the press release that we are sending to the media on theÂ Trees Atlanta website.