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)


  • Robert Bender-Chairman
  • Dudley Scott-Vice Chairman
  • David O'Connor
  • Estelle DeMuesy
  • Lissa Dexter
  • Kathy Gaston
  • Nancy Hartshorne
  • Commissioner Advisor: Tom Shelly