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Evan’s career in arboriculture began in the tropical climate of Hawai’i. In 2012 Evan moved to the Pacific Northwest and started Sonshine Tree Care.
Evan is actively involved in the furthering of the arboriculture profession in region through community engagement, as a professional tree worker instructor, and in the development of arborist apprenticeship programs.
Evan currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture as the President Elect.
“I started Sonshine Tree Care because I wanted to work for a company that set the bar for professionalism, safety, and the proper practice of arboriculture. When I didn’t find that, I decided to start Sonshine Tree Care.”
Gena has been working part-time for Sonshine Tree Care since it started in 2012.
In March 2020 she stepped up as our interim Office Manager while we sought to fill the position. In August, 2020 she determined that she would fill the position indefinitely.
Gena has always been interested the environment, but it wasn’t until she joined Team Sonshine that she began to understand the importance of trees and how we need to be good stewards of them.
Gena enjoys working for Sonshine Tree Care because she believes that Sonshine cares deeply about their clients and their trees and helps them create a harmonious relationship.
Outside of working for Sonshine Tree Care she enjoys working as a personal trainer and fitness instructor. She also enjoys gardening, DIY projects, and spending time with her family and friends.
“Some of the things I love about working at Sonshine Tree Care are the great clients that I have come to know through the years, the amazing staff that have become like family, and knowing that we are putting some good back into the world.”
I love working at Sonshine Tree Care because of its educational environment and the high standard it sets for its employees.
Although I’ve had several years of customer service experience, I am still new in the arboricultural world. Currently, I am being mentored by the lovely Gena, doing secretarial work. I feel like I am truly a part of the team. I have learned a lot.
I am the happiest when I feel that I am growing, and Sonshine Tree Care provides not only that, but a warm, and safe environment to do so.
Outside of working for Sonshine Tree Care, I enjoy reading, nutritional education, tactile design, traveling, and hiking.
“Some things that truly resonate with me about the Sonshine Tree Care Company, is not just their commitment to their customers, and obligation to the trees, but also the way they continue to show up for their employees as family. Day in and day out, they put in the time and do the work, and it shows in all of those areas. Sonshine Tree Care has made an impact and continues to make a difference.“