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.
Hands-on safety skills were put to the test at the June 23-24 Safety Summit at Clifty Falls State Park, in Madison, Indiana. A chainsaw activity with balloons demonstrated how to use the proper muscles and safely hold the equipment. “The volunteers wrote what is most...
The Utility Arborist Association’s outgoing president, Geoff Kempter has been with the association for more than 30 years. In 2018, at the encouragement of former President John Goodfellow and retired Executive Director Phil Charlton, he pursued a position of...
The UAA offers a lot of resources for members. Late last year, we added access to something new – podcasts! The UVM Podcast is hosted by Stephen Cieslewicz and Nick Ferguson. Stephen Cieslewicz is a past president of the UAA and is a recipient of the Utility Arborist...
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