Tree Citizen Advisory Panel

Mission Statement

The Tree Citizen Advisory Panel (TreeCAP) is a group of appointed citizens who represent the voice of the citizen as it relates to tree programs, management and regulations. They provide guidance and feedback to the Environmental Committee (Tree Board), meeting Tree City USA standards, and help plan and guide Arbor Day and other tree planting events.


There are 5 members, appointed for 1-year terms. Appointments may be renewed up to six (6) consecutive years. All members must reside within either the Apex Town Limits or the Apex ETJ.

If you’re interested in serving on the the Tree CAP, please complete this interest form. You will be contacted when a vacancy occurs.

There are no officers in the panel. Membership is comprised of:

  • (1) tree/shrub expert or arborist (by trade or education)
  • (1) landscape / flora expert (by trade or education)
  • (1) developer / builder (any use type)
  • (2) generally interested citizens

Current Members

  • Jeff A Ulrick
  • Elizabeth J Sisley
  • William B Carraway


TreeCAP meets when invited to the Environmental Committee, acting in their capacity as the Tree Board.

Arbor Day Tree Plantings 

  • 2016 - Lake Pine
  • 2017 - Apex Town Hall Campus
  • 2018 - Salem Pond Park
  • 2019 - Hunter Street Park
  • 2020 - Seagroves Farm Park
  • 2021 - Clairmont Park

We look forward to seeing each of these plantings grow into mature trees that will provide natural beauty and shade for those who visit our parks and other facilities.