Tree Preservation Commission

Person Holding a Small Tree

Mission Statement

To promote the general welfare of the people of the town by protecting, regulating, planting, and cutting trees in such a way as to preserve the environment in the town and to improve and coordinate the plans for the protection, regulation, and planting of trees with the overall environmental plans of the town in cooperation with the federal and state governments.


  • 7:00 pm
  • Last Thursday of every month
  • Mayor’s Conference Room at Town Hall, or remotely via Zoom


  • Mark Parmelee, Council Liaison
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Holly Kempner
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Jennifer Hunt
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Marilyn Holda-Fleck 
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023 (Unexpired term)
  • Manette Scheininger
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023 (Unexpired term)
  • Michael Ash, Planning Board Member 
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023

Additional Member Information

  • 3-year term
  • 5 members
  • Mayor Appointment/Council Consent

Westfield Named as a 2021 Tree City USA Community

We are honored to be selected once again as a Tree City USA community by the Arbor Day Foundation. This program celebrates the importance of a sustained tree canopy and the improved care of vital trees in a community. 

Tree City USA 2021