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The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) recently made several additions to its board of directors during Winter Management Conference 2011 in Grand Cayman.

TCIA announces changes to board of directors

Scott A. Jamieson, vice president for Bartlett Tree Experts, was recently installed as chair of the TCIA board of directors during Winter Management Conference 2011 in Grand Cayman.“TCIA is very fortunate to have a passionate and committed leader such as Scott Jamieson agree to share his talent on our board of directors,” said Mark Garvin, president of TCIA.


 


Bill Weber, team captain (and owner), of Arborwear, LLC in Newbury, Ohio, was sworn in as the new associate member of the TCIA board of directors. As the sole associate member director on the 10-member board, Weber represents the interests of the industry’s suppliers, vendors and manufacturers.


Phil Chambers, president and chief operating officer of Townsend Corporation, was sworn in as a director on the TCIA board of directors.


Peter Sortwell, president & CEO, of Arborwell Inc. of Hayward, California, was sworn in as a director on the TCIA board of directors. An ISA Certified Arborist, Sortwell is a graduate of the University of Maine with a degree in Plants & Soils Sciences. 


“I would like to build on the marketing of Accreditation, and begin the process of establishing industry metrics and measurements for standards of learning and education for running a tree company,” said Sortwell.  “I want to give back and to help our industry better itself.”


 


 

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