Staff

JoAnn Messina, Executive Director

JoAnn MessinaJoAnn is the founding Executive Director of the Greenwich Tree Conservancy beginning with its incorporation in January 2007.
Early in her career, JoAnn Messina held a variety of positions in the Judiciary, starting in the Second Circuit, Court of Appeals in New York City and culminating as a Court Administrator in three rural counties in northwest New Jersey.
Incorporating the knowledge gained in the public sector Ms. Messina began operating a family business, Sound Shore Indoor Tennis, in 1990 and remained there until 2004.

She is currently a Member of the State Vegetation Management Task Force, and formerly served as:

  • Chair, Selectmen’s Parking and Traffic Committee
  • Member, Selectman’s Nominations Advisory Committee
  • Co-Facilitator of the Downtown Greenwich Consensus Group
  • Vice President, League of Women Voters of CT
  • President, League of Women Voters of Greenwich
  • Member, United Way Planning Council
  • Natural Resources Director, League of Women Voters of CT

JoAnn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Union College in Political Science, Masters of Science in Judicial Administration from the University of Denver School of Law and is a Fellow to the Institute of Court Management. She is a Greenwich resident of over 20 years.

Contact Information:

JoAnn Messina, Executive Director
Mailing Address: Greenwich Tree Conservancy, PO Box 4215 Greenwich, CT 06831
Phone: (203) 869-1464
Email:treeconserv@optonline.net