UAA Board Nominees Update

Thanks to everyone who nominated members to serve on the UAA Board of Directors in the month of May. The final slate of nominees will not be determined until later this month.

What you need to know:

  • Voting is July 14, 2023, to August 1, 2023
  • Members will receive an email with voting instructions
  • You will be assigned a unique access key, which can only be used to vote once
  • Your voting choices will remain anonymous
  • Please be sure to submit your vote by 11:45 p.m. EST, August 1, 2023

Voting results will be announced at the UAA Annual Meeting, August 31, 2023. Pre-registration is required so sign up today.

New Addition to the UAA Board

Welcome, Amanda Opp, to the UAA Board of Directors. Read more about Amanda and check out this short teaser for Episode 17 of the Trees and Lines Utility Vegetation Management Podcast. Opp shares a conversation with hosts Dr. Phil Charlton, former UAA executive director and UVM veteran, and Tej Singh, COO of Iapetus Infrastructure Services. Watch for the full podcast episode coming soon.

ROW 13 Resources Now on the UAA Website

The UAA is excited to share that the 13th International Environmental Concerns in Rights-of-Way Management Symposium Proceedings are now complete and posted on our website.

Thank you ALL for your hard work and dedication to this event and project as speakers, researchers, authors, volunteers and more.

Be sure to save the date in Spring 2026 for the 14th Rights-of-Way Management Symposium in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Trees & Utilities – Hotel Reservations and Golf Fundraiser

The Trees & Utilities room block at the Westin Pittsburgh is currently full. We are in the process of securing an overflow hotel. In the meantime, hotel rooms can still be booked at the Westin, but you won’t receive special room block pricing. Be sure to follow UAA’s Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages and/or the Member Portal for updates about additional hotel accommodations.

If you’re planning to attend T&U, bring your clubs and join is at Topgolf in Pittsburgh for the TREE Fund’s annual golf outing fundraiser, Monday, September 11, 2023. Register now.

Stay Safe in the Workplace

June is National Safety Month. If you haven’t seen the latest issue of the Newsline, be sure to read the terrific content available on the culture of safety in our industry, professional safety tools and more. Log in to the Member Portal to access.