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.
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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
The backdrop at the Gabis Arboretum was ideal for the two-day UAA Safety Summit July 20 and 21 in Valparaiso, Indiana. “This event was unique from others in the past because this was the first time we hosted it outdoors at an arboretum,” says T.K. Christie, Director...
UAA Announces New Board Members UAA is pleased to report that we have new BOD members for 2021-2022. Officers and new board members announced at the Annual Meeting are: Geoff Kempter, President; Paul Hurysz, Past President; Tim Walsh, President – Elect; and Brandon...
Dennis Fallon is more than a month into the job as UAA executive director, where he plans to lead with his passion for awareness, safety and professional development in utility arboriculture. In Part II of our conversation, hear more about how he views the association...