Park & Tree Board

The Park & Tree Board works closely with Town staff and the Parks and Recreation Department in preserving the natural aesthetics of Belleair. As a designated “Tree City USA,” Belleair and the Park & Tree Board also celebrate Arbor Day each at the Town’s annual Springfest & Arbor Day Celebration.


The Park & Tree Board consists of seven members and is comprised of citizens from various professional backgrounds.

  • Term of office: Two years, staggered
  • Meetings: Second Tuesday of January, March, May, July, and September at 5:00 pm. Additional meetings scheduled as needed
  • Staff: Ricky Allison (Director of Public Works, Parks & Recreation) and Mike Shumaker (Public Services Coordinator)


The current Park & Tree Board members are listed below.

  • Estelle DeMuesy - Chair
  • Lissa Dexter - Vice Chair
  • Robert Bender
  • Kathy Gaston
  • Nancy Hartshorne
  • Dudley Scott
  • Commissioner Advisor: Commissioner Tom Shelly