ISA Today - Feb 2019

Team Member Introductions

Feb 27, 2019

In each issue of ISA Today, we will introduce you to new staff members who have joined our team. This month meet Examination Manager Roger Bell, in charge of processing all certification exams, and ISA tree climbing competition and Arbor Fair Event Planner Tonya Brown.

Submit Your Nominations for the 2019 ISA Awards Programs by 4 March

Feb 27, 2019

We are continuing to accept nominations for the ISA Awards of Distinction and the True Professionals of Arboriculture recognition program until 4 March. Nominate your peers for their outstanding contributions to the arboriculture field. Join us in Knoxville this summer as we recognize exceptional contributions from arborists and industry professionals. 

Tree Fund Update

Feb 27, 2019

Read the February 2019 issue of TREE Press for leading thoughts from TREE Fund President and CEO J. Eric Smith, the volunteer spotlight on the Tree and Soil Research Fund Committee, and Dr. Andrew Koeser’s research article Tree Risk Perceptions in Crowning Achievements. You can also find information on grant applications, upcoming webinars and more. 

An Influx of CEU Submittals

Feb 27, 2019

Many ISA credential holders are submitting CEUs (Continuing Education Units) for the 31 December recertification period. Our team is working diligently to process these CEUs, and we want to assure you that all complete submittals received before 1 March will be processed for those to renew within this recertification period. Thank you to all credential holders for continuing your professional development!

Governor Kemp’s Proclamation for Georgia Arbor Day

Feb 27, 2019

Georgia Arbor Day was recognized 15 February with a proclamation from Governor Brian Kemp. ISA was represented by Executive Director Caitlyn Pollihan.

Get the Scoop on the 2019 ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show

Feb 27, 2019

The ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show offers education and industry networking for arborists and tree care professionals. The event celebrates and focuses on the continuing contributions of professionals for a world with healthier trees, sustainable communities, and a green economy.

ISA Election News

Feb 27, 2019

The annual General Membership elections will begin 16 March. We have seen a record number of nominations this year for the three open seats on the ISA Board of Directors and two seats on the ISA Nominating and Elections Committee.


Feb 27, 2019

Join incredibly supportive volunteer teams and be a part of ISA’s programs. Learn about committee volunteer opportunities and how to apply.

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