Alana Tucker leads the Tree Equity Alliance, a coalition led by American Forests to advocate for equitable tree canopy with a unified voice. She is an urban planner who utilizes the power of policy, planning, and partnerships to make greener, healthier, and more just cities for everyone. Prior to joining American Forests, she led the Tree City USA and Tree Cities of the World programs at the Arbor Day Foundation. There, she organized the 2nd World Forum on Urban Forests alongside the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. In addition, she previously led transformative public space projects and public-private initiatives for the Downtown Detroit Partnership. She is an AICP certified planner and holds a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Michigan and BS in International Business from the University of Nebraska.