Roger is a Registered Consulting Arborist who has lived in Moscow since 1990. He previously worked for 21 years as the Parks & Facilities Manager and City Forester for the City of Moscow. He is a member of the American Society of Consulting Arborists and the International Society of Arboriculture. Roger has been an Advisory Board member of the Palouse Land Trust since the group's inception and joined the Board of Directors in 2012. He enjoys working with the Land Trust because "helping landowners preserve their special places is not only personally rewarding, but is a way to ensure that future generations will be able to enjoy these preserved properties in perpetuity." He has been married to his wife Alane for 32 years and enjoys hiking, gardening, and reading in his spare time.