Penn-Del Committees

ARBOR DAY COMMITTEE, Mark Wheeler, Chair

General Committee Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Arbor Day proceedings with Program Committee.
  • Coordinate with executive director
  • Promote Arbor Day to general membership via newsletter.
  • Assist in determining recipients of Gold Leaf Award and coordinate with Awards Committee.

 

AWARDS COMMITTEE, (VACANT)

General Committee Responsibilities:

  • Determine recipients for all annual awards, to include award of merit, John Ward award, nominating candidates for annual ISA special awards and banner awards, and other awards as deemed appropriate.
  • Submit nominations for ISA awards prior to the designated deadlines.

 

EDUCATION COMMITTEE, Jason Lubar, Chair
Chaired by the Vice President

General Committee Responsibilities:

  • Schedule all Penn-Del Chapter educational programs for the year such as tree climbing school, SRT, crane school, risk assessment
  • Work with Symposium committee to obtain speakers and establish agenda for the annual conference.
  • Notify Newsletter Editor and Publicity Committee of all programs throughout the year. Suggest extra mailings for specific programs to increase attendance. Possibly locate in other parts of the state.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE, (VACANT)
Chaired by either the President-Elect or another appointed person

General Committee Responsibilities:

  • The chair shall form a committee to focus on the following responsibilities. A report shall be prepared for each Chapter Board meeting.
  • Coordinate membership drives with Newsletter editor.
  • Prepare budget, monitor expenses and report to Budget and Finance Committee.
  • Provide follow-up to retain lapsed members.
  • Determine goals and follow through to increase new membership.
  • Approach colleges and universities.
  • Provide membership updates to ISA.
  • Recruit and retain committee chairs and members

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE, Chris Miller, Chair

Three past presidents comprise this committee and one non-board member shall be appointed. They shall solicit nominations for Chapter elected and appointed positions as provided in the by-laws. Nominations shall be brought before the Chapter Board for approval.

 

PAST PRESIDENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE, Sara Hoster, Chair and Past President’s Representative

General Committee Responsibilities:

  • This committee shall consist of all Past Presidents of the Penn-Del Chapter. The committee shall elect its chairman annually. This committee shall hold at least one meeting per year, announced in advance for input from the Board.
  • The committee shall serve in an advisory or consulting capacity to the Chapter Board. It shall promote and preserve the objectives, traditions, and professionalism of ISA and the Penn-Del Chapter of ISA. It also shall assist in reviewing and maintaining the Polices and Procedures documents.
  • Special efforts should be directed to supporting the work of the TREE Fund.
  • The Chapter will sponsor a luncheon for all Past Presidents at the annual Symposium. Symposium registration will be paid for all past presidents over age 65.
  • During the year the Chapter will sponsor an annual dinner for Past Presidents Advisory Committee. Spouses or guests are invited at their own expense. To review and revise constitution and by-laws as needed at the request of the Chapter Board.
  • The committee shall appoint one past president to serve on the Chapter Board.

 

SYMPOSIUM COMMITTEE, Rob Kruljac, Chair
Chaired by President-Elect

The Committee will include the Vice President and the current President. Other appointees are to be made by the chairman and at the discretion of the committee. The executive secretary will serve as coordinator of the Symposium. At the first Board meeting after the annual Symposium, the Chair of the Symposium Committee shall present a preliminary program for the following year. A set of guidelines for planning the Symposium, including deadlines for completion, shall be compiled.

 

TREE CLIMBING CHAMPIONSHIP STEERING COMMITTEE, Glenn Riggs, Chair

General Committee Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the Tree Climbing Championship Committee is to oversee all Tree Climbing Championships held by the Penn-Del Chapter and to ensure that they are conducted according to all rules of the ISA TCC. The committee shall consist of one chairman appointed by the President and 4 appointed members from throughout the geographical area of the Penn-Del Chapter.

  • Organize all TCC activities, to include publicity, registration, horticulture booth, judging, set-up, insurance, prizes and miscellaneous activities
  • Arrange location.
  • Provide Awards for contestants.
  • Prepare budget, monitor expenses and report to Board of Directors.
  • Chapter Board will determine the winning Chapter contestant to attend the International Tree Climbing Competition. The ISA office is to be notified by the Executive Director.