Lindsey Purcell is in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources of Purdue University since 2008 and brings a wealth of experience, including eight years with the City of In- dianapolis as Forestry Supervisor and City Forester. He was also the Director of Operations for The Nature Conservancy of Indiana, and worked many years for tree care and landscape maintenance firms, and as an adjunct instructor of horticulture technology at Vincennes University. Lindsey is an ISA Certified Arborist with an A.S. from Vincennes University, B.S. from Purdue and M.Ed. from Indiana State. As executive director of the Indiana Arborists Association, his goal was to develop a vibrant extension program that anticipates the needs of the urban forestry community and arboricul- ture professionals Lindsey works closely with students at Purdue pursuing a minor in Urban Forestry, providing instruction in Arboriculture Practices and Urban Forestry Issues courses in the Forestry and Natural Resources Department.