About Us

Our Mission

The goals of the Iowa Arborist Association are to foster an appreciation for the Iowa tree community, to increase interest in planting and caring for shade and ornamental trees, to promote the science and practice of professional arboriculture and to encourage public education.

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IAA Student Scholarship

The Iowa Arborist Association offers educational scholarships to assist students in fields related to professional tree care and maintenance.   

The scholarship program includes two categories:

  1. College Scholarship: which provides funds for tuition and books. 
  2. Conference Awards: which will provide funds for registration and hotel room costs for Iowa Arborist Association (IAA), Shade Tree Short Course, Midwestern International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) conferences or other educational conferences.
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Iowa Arborist Association Board Members

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Jim Rock
President
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Emma Hanigan
President Elect
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Bill Reese
Past President
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Mindy Charron
Secretary
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Todd Reese
Treasurer
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Stephen Carlson
Northwest Representative
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Mike Cimprich
Northeast Representative
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Tim Cool
Southwest Representative
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Scott Carlson
Southeast Representative
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Kendra Denman
Representative at Large #1
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Adam Van Edmond
Representative at Large
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Guy Gibson
ISA Certification Liason