ISAT Committees 2018-2019

Stephen Covey says, “our life’s purpose is to live, to love, to learn, and to leave a legacy. ”

Is it time for you to give back to the profession that has given you so much? Contact Emily King, your ISAT president to learn how you can volunteer for an ISAT Committee.

  • 2019 Texas Tree Conference, Academy, Trade Show and Tree Schools


    This year the 39th Texas Tree Conference, Academy and Trade Show will be at the Waco Convention Center on Sept. 25th to 27th, 2019.

    If you would like to volunteer, just contact Jason Alfaro the 2019 Conference Chair at

  • Tree Climbing Championship

    Markus Smith, Chair
    Jim Dossett, Head Judge

    Kirsten Schneider, Board Representitive

  • Outreach and Publicity

    Priscilla Files
    Matt Simmons

  • Treasurer/Finance

    Gene Gehring

  • Newsletter

    Rebecca Johnson

  • Certification

    Misti Perez

  • Legislation/Advocacy

    Jason Alfaro

  • Membership

    Matthew Simmons

  • Awards

    Micah Pace

  • Educational Events Committee

    A.J. Thibodeaux, Chair

    Working Groups:

    Certified/Master Arborist Working Group
    Michael Sultan, Chris Lane

    Municipal Specialist Working Group
    Mark Kroeze, Priscilla Files

    Utility Specialist Working Group
    Gary O’Neil, Evan Anderson

    Certified Tree Worker Working Group
    Susan Landers, Curtis Hopper

    Oak Wilt Assessment Qualification
    Gene Gehring, Steve Driskill


  • Exhibitors and Sponsors

    Brad Hamel
    Chris Lane

  • Scholarships and Student Liaison

    Ronny Nelson

  • Research/TREE Fund Committee

    Gene Gehring

  • Nominating Committee

  • Executive Committee/Governance Committee

    Emily King

  • Council of Representatives Liaison

    Oscar Mestas

  • Web

    John Giedraitis