Welcome to The Utility Arborist Association
The Utility Arborist Association is an organization of over 5,000 individuals with interest in and a commitment to the maintenance of trees and other vegetation for the purpose of ensuring the safe and reliable distribution of energy, including electric, oil and gas, to business and residences.
Recent UVM summit addresses wildfire prevention and more Several IOU’s, Co-op’s, Municipalities and REA’s sent professionals to the 2022 System Utility Vegetation Managers (UVM) Summit, hosted by Florida Power & Light (FPL). The UAA-sponsored event designed...
Get to know the Utility Arborist Association's Mark Kimbrough. Not only is he Vice President, Safety & Training at The Townsend Corporation, Kimbrough also serves as co-chair on the UAA Safety Committee. Based on your family history, you can say the utility...
May is UAA nomination season. Submit today before it’s too late. Nominations are already coming in for UAA’s Board of Directors. Send us your selections now through Friday, May 20, 2022. We’re looking for a vice president, treasurer and two directors to fill positions...
UAA Membership Benefits
The Utility Arborist Association is the premier organization for individuals and companies who desire to provide professional utility arboricultural services. Members of the UAA and their employers have a commitment to the public to enhance the practice of arboriculture. Membership to the Utility Arborist Association includes:
- Six (6) issues of the Utility Arborist Newsline publication
- Annual Membership Directory
- Opportunity to earn all of your ISA Continuing Education Units through UAA’s online quizzes, webinars and more
- Educational Webinars throughout the year
- Educational programming at the UAA Annual Meetings (UAA/So. Chapter Meeting in the Spring and UAA/Trees & Utilities Conference in the late summer)
- Discounts on UAA Meetings
- UAA supports the TREE Fund’s Utility Arborist Research Fund for utility arboriculture research in order to improve our ever changing industry
- Networking with other Utility Vegetation Management Professionals
- Members’ Only access to UAA website with past Newsline articles, electronic Membership Directory and exclusive articles.
- Group membership opportunities