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Elections were held on July 9th, 2019. Congrats to those elected and thank you to those that attended, voted, and stood for election.  


President:  David Whitley

Vice-President: Shawn Welch

Treasurer: Alex Raab

Secretary: Brandon Hogan

Board Members: 

  • Gary Thacker

  • Matt Bothe

  • Dustin Urbanovsky

  • Ron Thurner

  • Juan Lopez

Charlotte Arborists Association

The Charlotte Arborists Association (CAA) is a non-profit organization that promotes education,  application and communication on trees and tree issues.  


We meet regularly every other month. The CAA holds meetings with educational speakers, host the nation's finest Tree Climbing Competition (TCC), and sponsors training events to increase the professionalism and knowledge of our members and others.

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Events & Workshops:


Throughout the year, the CAA hosts a variety events centered around our passion for trees.


  • Annual TCC

  • Summer Cookout

  • Educational Workshops

  • Safety Training

  • Community Service Projects

  • Rec Climbs

Upcoming CAA Events:
Upcoming Local Tree Events:
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