Sage Roberts Foley, Executive Director

Sage assumed the role of Executive Director at Baton Rouge Green in November 2016 after have served on our Board of Directors for six years. Her background is in marketing and communications and she was previously operating a consulting firm for non-profits. She has worked with and served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations, including the March of Dimes, Baton Rouge Growth Coalition, Charles W. Lamar YMCA, and the Louisiana Resource Center for Educators.  

Sage is a Baton Rouge native, a graduate of University High and the University of Georgia, where she earned her Bachelors Degree of Journalism in Public Relations from the Grady College of Mass Communications. 

Her favorite tree is a Sweet Olive. 

"My mother always told me that everyone should plant a tree they will never sit under."

Sage lives in Capital Heights with her husband Cullen and their German Shorthair Pointer, Shiloh. 

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Robert Seemann, Program Director

Robert Seemann joined Baton Rouge Green as program director in 2012. His educational background focused on Landscape Architecture (Louisiana State University) and Forest Resource Management (University of Montana). Professionally, Robert’s career has always revolved around trees. He has worked for the USDA Forest Service, run a small forest management company (Telluride, Colorado), as well as worked as a professional Arborist. He has been an ISA Certified Arborist since 2005 and a Louisiana State Licensed Arborist since 2010. 

“I moved here from the Rocky Mountains to be near family, then found myself in grad-school at LSU. I love this state and consider Louisiana my home. We are working on a lot of exciting programs at Baton Rouge Green. I’m thrilled to be a part of something that helps make this city a great place to live.” 

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Christopher Cooper, Program Specialist

Christopher joins Baton Rouge Green in January of 2016 after graduating from LSU with a degree in Horticulture.

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