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2014 MW-ISA Board Bios for Voting Ballet

December 17, 2013

Board of Directors Election
The ballots for this year’s election to the Board of Directors for the Midwestern Chapter have been mailed to all members. The candidate biographies can be viewed by clicking here. Please review these resumes and cast your vote by completing, stamping and mailing the pre-addressed ballot by January 17th.

2014 Midwestern Chapter Conference – Dubuque, Iowa 
The 2014 Midwestern Chapter Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Grand River Center in conjunction with the Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark Hotel in Dubuque, Iowa, on January 29 – 31. Register here 

Future Annual Conferences and Trade Shows
The 2015 Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held in the Omaha area at a site yet to be determined. Negotiations are currently underway and an announcement will be made in Dubuque revealing the venue and host facility. The 2016 conference event will return to the Kansas City area and we will visit St. Louis again in 2017.

2014 Midwestern Chapter Tree Climbing Championships
The 2014 Midwestern Chapter Tree Climbing Championships (MW-TCC) will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 14. For the second straight year the Missouri Botanical Garden will be the venue and this fabulous facility proved to be a wonderful and accommodating host last year. Check out their Web site at (http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/) to learn all about this beautiful arboretum and its many, many attractions for our members and guests.

New Newsletter Editor
As you may already be aware, we are in the process of changing newsletter editors. Many, many thanks to Ann Koenig for the excellent job she did administering this important Chapter feature. As Jessica Kelling takes over the reigns of the newsletter she will continue her work as our Webmaster. Serving as Chapter Communication Liaison, she will coordinate all Chapter communications efforts including digital and print media.

Electronic Newsletter Format
During the newsletter editor transition period the Chapter Executive Committee thought it might be a good time to experiment a little on how we deliver the news to our membership. As a result, the Chapter has published our very first electronic newsletter. Click here to find the latest updates on what’s going on within the Chapter as well as links to news of interest throughout the world of arboriculture.

Please take a look at this electronic version and let us know if this new delivery system works for you. Electronic distribution could help us hold down costs and would also allow us to provide much more information in a much more timely fashion while reducing our paper consumption.

Rick Tagtow
Executive Director
Midwestern Chapter - International Society of Arboriculture

Conference & Trade Show Links:

2014 Conference Agenda and Speaker Bios

Conference and Lodging Details - Grand River Center & Grand Harbor Resort

Conference Registration - Early bird registration until Jan. 24, 2014

Exhibitor Registration

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