Partners in Community Forestry 2013

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

November 6-7, 2013

Utility Arborist Association Regional Meeting


November 5, 2013 | Westin Hotel and Convention Center | Register Now


Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, November 5

  • 8:05–8:15AM Executive Welcome! Richard Riazzi, President/CEO, Duquesne Light
  • 8:15–8:45AM Duquesne Light Un-Circling the Wagon (How a Tree Line USA partners with Tree Cities USA) Bruce Woods and Jennifer Arkett
  • 8:45–9:30AM Regulatory Impacts: RM43 DeAndre Wilson, Maryland PSC
  • 9:30–10:00AM Replanting Ringgold: How a community can grow from tragedy Erica Lewis, CN Consulting
  • 10:00–10:15AM Break
  • 10:15–10:45AM Game Lands 33/Habitat on ROW Dave Krause, Asplundh Tree Expert | Dr. Carolyn Mahan, Penn State University (& others)
  • 10:45–11:30AM Storm Partnerships Dave Goodson, Northeast Utilities
  • 11:30–12:00PM Success in Community Partnerships Ron Britt and Matt Churches, CenterPoint Energy
  • 12:00–12:45PM Lunch
  • 12:45–1:15PM Application of IVM to Gas & Pipeline Rights-Of-Way Brian Kortum, NiSource
  • 1:15–2:00PM ROW Steward Program Update Katie Fernholtz, Dovetail Partners
  • 2:00–2:30PM Break
  • 2:30–3:15PM Industry Safety Dr. John Ball, SDSU
  • 3:15–4:00PM Educating the Public Through Q&A
  • 4:00–4:15PM Best Management Practice – Closed Chain of Custody Jason Myers
  • 4:15–4:30PM UAA Update David Fleischner, UAA VP