Bill Elmendorf, Penn State University
Bill Elmendorf is the Joseph Ibberson Professor of Community Forestry and teaches community forest management and human dimensions. He provides leadership for the Pennsylvania Extension Urban Forestry Program that provides education and technical assistance to municipalities, agencies, and non-profits. Because of his work with large and small places, Bill is familiar with many natural resource issues including ethnic preferences and needs, community decision making, conflicting uses, land conversion, funding and staffing struggles, and innovative solutions. Bill is a current member of the SAF Educational Policy Review Committee, an Associate Editor of Economic and Social Urban Forestry for the journal Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, and Past President of the International Society of Arboriculture Penn-Del Chapter. He is active in the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Inclusion Council.