ISAT Committees

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Contact the Committee Chairs below


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  • 2020 Texas Tree Conference, Academy, Trade Show and Tree Schools


    This year the 40th Texas Tree Conference, Academy and Trade Show will be at the Waco Convention Center on Sept. 23rd to 25th, 2020.

    If you would like to volunteer, contact Misti Perez, the Member Services Specialist at


    A.J. Thibodeaux the 2020 Conference Chair at

  • Tree Climbing Championship

    Markus Smith, Chair
    Jim Dossett, Head Judge

    Kirsten Schneider, Board Representitive

  • Outreach and Publicity

    Evan Anderson

  • Treasurer/Finance

    Greg David

  • Newsletter

    Rebecca Johnson

  • Certification

    Misti Perez

    (512) 862-7377

  • Legislation

    Keith Mars

  • Membership

    Pris Files
    (409) 599-6357

    Misti Perez

  • Awards

    Emily King

  • Educational Events Committee

    Working Groups:

    Board Certified Master Arborist/Certified Arborist

    Municipal Specialist

    Utility Specialist

    Certified Tree Worker

    Oak Wilt Assessment Qualification

    For more information email our Education Program Manager, Gene Gehring at or call Mark Bird, Committee Chair, at 210.207.0278

  • Exhibitors and Sponsors

    Brad Hamel

  • Scholarships and Student Liaison

    Ronny Nelson

  • Research/TREE Fund Committee

    Rebecca Johnson

  • Nominating Committee

    Emily King

  • Executive Committee & Governance Committee

    Jason Alfaro
    (713) 466-2139

  • Council of Representatives Liaison

    Oscar Mestas

  • Web

    John Giedraitis