Curriculum Vitae - Jack Magai


Arborist Certification (#PN-A1157) from the International Society of Arboriculture, 1997- present

Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) from the International Society of Arboriculture, 2014

Consulting Highlights

Hazard assessment, Village of Coxsackie, NY and NYSDOT, 2009

Hazard Assessment, Emma Willard School, Troy, NY 2008

Street Tree Damage Assessment, Town of Coeymans, NY 2007

Street Tree Risk Assessment, Village of Cobleskill, NY 2006

Tree Survey, Riverstone Manor banquet facility, Glenville, NY 2005

Preservation Planning of Great Oak, George Landis Arboretum, Esperance, NY 2003

Tree Survey, Washington Park, Troy, NY 2001

Tree-preservation guidelines and drawings for construction of office building, Abossein Engineering, Bellevue, WA 1998

Speaking and Teaching Highlights

Guest Lecturer: Landscape Patterns: From Region to Site
(ARCH 4967.01) RPI, Troy NY, 2008

Planting Demonstrations, Capital District Community Gardens, Troy, NY 2002-6

Speaker, Spring Garden Day, Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer Co., NY 2005 and 2009

Pruning classes, Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer Co., NY 2003

Tree Care Highlights

Pruning, Albany Public Library, NY 2006- 8

Estate tree management, Margaret Harvey, Wynantskill, NY 2003-7

Estate tree management, Jan Moyer Designs, Spiegletown, NY 2002 - present

Ameliorating construction-related damage to trees, Russell Sage College, Troy, NY 2001

Institutional Grounds Tree Management, Good Shepherd Center, Seattle 1992-99

Landscape Lighting Installation

Williams Landscape Lighting Design 2003 – present

Jan Moyer Design 2005 -- present

Practical Training

Climber and foreman, Organic Tree Care, Shaftsbury, Vermont 1989-90

Groundsman and climber, Arbor Vitae Tree Care, San Francisco 1989


Botany 116B, SUNY Cobleskill, 2008

International Tree Failure Database (ITFD) training, UMass Amherst, 2008

Tree Risk Assessment Workshop, New York State Arborists, Albany, NY 2006

Insects and Diseases of Forest Trees, Cooperative Extension of Warren Co., NY 2005

ISA Conferences, Seattle 2002 & Pittsburgh 2005

The Body Language of Trees and Visual Tree Assessment, with Dr. Claus Mattheck 1999 and 2002

Urban Forestry for the New Millennium, with Nina Bassuk, University of Vermont 1999

BA Bennington College 1991