At its Board meeting on December 8, 2017, the TreePeople Board of Directors nominated and elected Philip Boesch as Chairman of the Board of Directors. TreePeople is the most visible environmental agency uniting the power of trees, people, and nature-based solutions to grow a sustainable future for Los Angeles. Since 1973, TreePeople has helped the people of Los Angeles plant the seeds for a more livable future by training and supporting communities to plant and care for trees, educating people about environmental issues, demonstrating sustainable solutions to urban ecosystem problems, and working with government agencies on critical water issues. With its mission to inspire, engage and support people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment by making it safe, healthy, fun and sustainable, TreePeople is a model for the world.