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Who Can You Nominate for a UAA Award?

It’s almost that time of year to endorse your candidate for the UAA Annual Awards. Stay tuned to social media and watch for an email coming soon with next steps.

In the meantime, review the five award categories, then consider a member in good standing to nominate for their dedication and professionalism in our industry.

Nominees will be accepted from May 1 – 22, 2024.


UAA Looking for Qualified Members to Serve on Board of Directors

An email notice will hit the inboxes of all active members on May 1, 2024, detailing the next steps in the nomination process for new UAA Board Members. A link will be provided in the email to submit your nomination(s). Please confirm that the person is aware of the nomination and willing to participate in the volunteer role prior to submitting.

Elected positions for this year include a Vice President and two Directors.


  • Nominees will be accepted from May 1 to May 22, 2024, by current UAA Members in good standing
  • The final slate of nominations for voting by UAA members will be July 15 to August 1, 2024
  • Official election results will be announced at the UAA Annual Meeting, August 31, 2024 (or a later date if necessary)

The UAA Nominating Committee will review all nominations submitted, discuss job responsibilities and commitments with the potential candidates. The new board positions will be filled effective September 1, 2024.


The Newsline is Looking for Your Photos

Your original photos can be published in the Utility Arborist Newsline for a future cover story.

Here is what editors need from you:

These photos should be:

  • Full page, measuring 7.5″ x 9.875″
  • Portrait mode, not landscape
  • High resolution (300 dpi or higher)

Submit your photos to newsline@gotouaa.org. The next deadline is April 29, 2024, for the July/Aug issue.

NOTE: Two opportunities remain for cover story photos in the Sep/Oct issue, due July 8, 2024 and the Nov/Dec issue due September 2, 2024.


Attention Sponsors and Exhibitors: Trees & Utilities 2024

The Trees & Utilities Sponsorship and Exhibiting Portal is open and filling up quickly.

Register as a sponsor or exhibitor at the conference. And exhibitors, remember that you have the opportunity to participate in the Trees & Utilities Silent Auction to support the Nelsen Money Memorial Scholarship Program and the Arbor Day Foundation reforestation efforts. Sign up for the auction when you register to attend.