About MW-ISA Chapter
To promote a healthy organization in support of its members, the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), trees and arboriculture.
The Midwestern Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (MW-ISA) was founded in 1946 as the fourth chapter of the largest and most influential arboricultural organization in the world. There are now thirty nine chapters world-wide with a total membership of over 14,000 arborists, foresters nursery professionals, and others interested in advancing quality tree care and promoting professionalism in Arboriculture.
Midwestern Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture Long-Range Strategic Plan
(Adopted January 2007)
Core Values – How will we act and what do we value?
• Professionalism in Arboriculture including the highest regard for integrity and ethics.
• Service and value to members.
• High quality arboricultural practices including support of research, education and certification.
• Public awareness and education of the value of trees, the care of trees and the importance of certified arborists.
• Support of ISA Mission.
Vision – Where will we be in the future?
• A major source for regional arboricultural information including Certification and technical material.
• The regional ‘Public Face’ and ‘go to’ Organization of the arboriculture industry.
• A professional, effective, financially viable organization, worthy of its member’s time and effort.
• A regular source for training opportunities, including rotating conferences throughout the entire seven-state region.
• An efficient organization with business activities and operation.
• Focused on operating strategically, regularly updating and utilizing the Chapter’s Strategic Plan to guide all Chapter business and activities.
View Chapter Strategic Plan