Celebrating 40 Years Serving Pacific Northwest Arborists

New Executive Director

We are excited to announce that we have hired Cristina Bowerman, CAE as our new Executive Director.

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New Executive Director

We are excited to announce that we have hired Cristina Bowerman, CAE as our new Executive Director.

Cristina has a BA in Advertising and Public Relations, an MA in Non-Profit Management, and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE). Cristina currently works for Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity in Georgia and has decades of experience in nonprofit member association leadership. Cristina’s first day with the Chapter will be 28th of October.

Bylaws Update

At the Annual General Meeting in Eugene, a majority of the members present (46-2) voted to change PNW-ISA’s bylaws to allow online voting for Board elections. This will result in elections moving to an online platform in 2020, allowing members from all regions of the Chapter to participate in voting.

Election Results

Program Director elections for the PNW-ISA Board were held at the Annual Training Conference in Eugene, OR during the Chapter’s Annual General Meeting. The successful candidates are:

Certification Director: Kurt Fickeisen, WA
Member Services Director: Anna Heckman, WA
Governance Director: Mike Oxendine, OR
Continuing Education Director: Gregg Staniforth, BC
Public Outreach Director: Jon Pywell, OR