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Elections were held on December 14, 2021. Congrats to those elected and thank you to those that attended, voted, and stood for election. We are excited to announce the formation of our events committee that will help develop educational classes for 2022.


President:  Shawn Welch                   

Vice-President: Gary Thacker

Treasurer: Andrea Hickman

Secretary: Bill Hickman

Board Members:                         Events Committee:

  • Dustin Urbanovsky               * Nich Maidment

  • Juan Lopez                             * John Andrew Wagner

  • John Scarlett                          * Stephen Connally

  • Jordan Parker                        * David Stice

  • Justin Revland

  • Brandon Hoggard

  • Adan Gomez 

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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