Connie Gallippi has a B.S. degree from Virginia Tech in Forestry and Natural Resource Management and is an ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) certified arborist. Ms. Gallippi's career began in California with 5 years of experience as a natural resource planner and certified arborist in private environmental consulting.
Currently, Connie Gallippi is the Greenprint Program Director at the Sacramento Tree Foundation, a non-profit organization that advocates for building the best urban forest. As Director of the Greenprint program, Connie works with elected officials and staff from 28 cities and counties, as well as community groups, media, and general public. The Greenprint has a two-prong approach, first educating and advocating for the benefits of our urban forest, and second, delivering a step-by-step, long-term program through which to invest in the urban forest.