ISA Today - March 2019

ISA Celebrates Women in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry

Mar 22, 2019

March is International Women’s History Month. This annual declared month is celebrated in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, to correspond with International Women’s Day, 8 March, and in Canada during the month of October to correspond with Persons Day, 18 October.

Team Member Introductions

Mar 22, 2019

ISA is introducing new staff members who have joined its team to work on behalf of members and credential holders. In this issue of ISA Today, meet Support Specialist Jennifer Debold, who works with Educational Products and Services, and Executive Assistant Keisha Delaney, who supports the executive director and ISA Board of Directors.

Tree Fund Update

Mar 22, 2019

Read the March 2019 issue of TREE Press for leading thoughts from TREE Fund President and CEO J. Eric Smith, the volunteer spotlight on Dave Leonard, and Dr. Henrik Sjöman’s article that examines the effect of tree species on cooling complex urban environments. You can also find information on grant applications, upcoming webinars and more.

International Tree Climbing Championship – Volunteer Registration

Mar 22, 2019

Be a part of the action this year by volunteering for the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC) — the world’s premier professional tree climbing competition — in Knoxville, Tennessee. The ITCC is an exciting display of performance excellence and safe tree climbing practices. The deadline for volunteer registration is 1 July 2019. Learn more; visit

ISA General Elections

Mar 22, 2019

The annual General Membership elections will close 30 April. 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.

ISA Atlanta Headquarters

Mar 22, 2019

The ISA Board of Directors convened at the Atlanta, Georgia, headquarters building located at 270 Peachtree Street NW. A reception was held to introduce ISA staff and the board to new neighbors and partners. Follow ISA on Facebook (@internationalsocietyofarboriculture) to view pictures from the event.

Partial ISA Website Outage

Mar 22, 2019

To better serve our members and credential holders, ISA is in the process of upgrading and migrating our servers to a cloud-based server environment. Over the last several months we have been working behind the scenes to configure and test our new solution, and it is time to take the final step in the process.

Due to this scheduled maintenance, portions of the ISA website will be unavailable from 5 p.m. EDT, Friday, 29 March 2019, through 12 p.m. (midnight) EDT, Sunday, 31 March 2019.

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