Lead partners are major tree-focused organizations, agencies, associations, and land owners with a vested interest in the Chicago Region. Lead partners must have a representative at the executive level on the CRTI Executive Advisory Council.
Partners, including Lead Partners, are organizations, agencies, associations, and land owners and managers with a vested interest in the region's trees. Partners must commit to CRTI through at least one of the following actions:
- Participation as an active member of a work group.
- Provides staff and/or other resources to help implement the work plan to achieve CRTI goals.
- Commits to specific activity(ies) annually that can be tracked and measured to help meet the goals of CRTI.