TCIA’s purpose is to advance tree care businesses. We do this by following various goals ranging from 3-year goals, to 10-year ones. This allows the board of directors to be more strategic and targeting when making decisions that will affect the organization as a whole.

If you are interested in applying for TCIA’s board of directors,

Chair of the Board
August Hoppe
Hoppe Tree Service LLC
1813 S 73rd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53214-4723
(414) 257-2111

Vice Chair
Noel Boyer, CTSP
All About Trees LLC
3427 W Farm Road 146, Springfield, MO 65807-0929
(417) 863-6214

Senior Director
Jim Houston
The Davey Tree Expert Company
1500 N Mantua Street, Kent, OH 44240-2399
(330) 673-9511

Arthur Batson III

Arthur Batson, III
Lucas Tree Experts
PO Box 958, Portland, ME 04104-0958
(207) 797-7294

Austin Bonnema
Vermeer Mountain West
850 S Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84104-3602
(385) 479-2803

Amy A. Burkett
Burkett Arbor Care, LLC
139 Kendall Parkway, Boerne, TX 78015-8329
(830) 229-5700

Tad Jacobs, CTSP, QCL
3175 Kerner Boulivard, Ste A San Rafael, CA 94901-5436
(415) 455-9933

Jennifer McPhee
Harrison McPhee, Inc.
1420A Main Street, Millis, MA 02054-1600
(508) 843-4046

Eric Petersen
ArboRisk Insurance
Berlin, Wisconsin

Megan Townsend
Altitude Arborist, LLC
Broomfield, Colorado

President & CEO
David White, CAE
Tree Care Industry Association, Inc.
670 N Commercial Street Suite #201, Manchester, NH 03101
Toll-free: 800-733-2622

BOD Position 2024

August Hoppe Chair
Noel Boyer Vice Chair
Jim Houston Senior Director

Directors at Large 2024 Current Term Ends
Arthur Batson, III Director at Large 2025
Austin Bonnema Director at Large 2026
Amy Burkett Director at Large 2027
Tad Jacobs Director at Large 2025
Jennifer McPhee Director at Large 2026
Eric Petersen Director at Large 2027
Megan Townsend Director at Large 2027