Tree management

Charlotte Tree Advisory Commission

The 12-member Charlotte Tree Advisory Commission (CTAC) comprises 10 individuals appointed by Charlotte City Council and the Mayor, one staff member from General Services and one staff member from Planning, Design & Development.  

The CTAC's mission is to achieve a community-wide recognition that trees and landscaping are an integral part of our quality of life, and it is the responsibility of all citizens to provide for and protect our urban forest environment.​ 

CTAC's vision

  • ​To serve as advocates for the ongoing renewal of Charlotte's urban forest

  • To educate Charlotte residents about the importance of trees and landscaping as they pertain to our quality of life

  • To advise and support City Council and assist City leaders on issues affecting Charlotte' urban forest

The CTAC works with TreesCharlotte to promote trees during the annual Arbor Day celebration.​

Bylaws, rules and procedure for the Charlotte Tree Advisory Commission.​​

​Current commissioners

Kim Hombs (Chair)​

Jay Banks (Vice Chair)

Kawana Davis

Sara Gagne

Sarah Hart

Steve Massa

Mary Jo McGowan

Nate Negrin

Scott Roberts

Charlie Welch


Apply for CTAC membership here.