Tree Care Industry Association Announces New President & CEO
The Board of Directors of the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) has announced that David White, CAE, will join the association as its new president and CEO. The change of leadership follows the recently announced retirement of current president & CEO, Mark Garvin. White is currently the executive director of the Northeast Public Power Association, a non-profit trade association that represents consumer-owned utilities in New England. He previously served as the director of external affairs and strategy for the Massachusetts Dental Society. White has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Northeastern University, as well as an MBA and Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University. White will be joining TCIA on March 19. He will be attending the association’s Winter Management Conference in February to meet with members. Garvin plans to retire in April after 21 years at TCIA and 11 years as President and CEO. He joined TCIA in 1996 as the editor of Tree Care Industry Magazine.
Arborjet Announces Updates to PHOSPHO-jet Label
Arborjet Inc. has announced new updates to the PHOSPHO-jet label, expanding the versatility of this systemic fungicide and plant resistance activator for the suppression of various plant diseases. The PHOSPHO-jet label has been updated to allow for additional application methods such as bark sprays, foliar sprays, drenches, root dips and new instructions for use in hydroponic systems. The formulation of the product remains the same.
John Deere at World of Concrete
John Deere Construction & Forestry with three new announcements made at World of Concrete:
- John Deere is introducing its new 344L compact wheel loader, combining speed, precision and exceptional lift capacity for year-round productivity.
- Rounding out the full line of G-Series skid steers/compact track loaders from John Deere, the new G-Series mid-frame machines deliver increased performance and higher pushing power.
- Today, John Deere is launching its second annual Small Machines. Big Impact. contest, where entrants are encouraged to share how they would make a positive difference in their communities if they were to win a new John Deere G-Series machine.
TCIA Announces 2018 Partners Advancing Commercial Tree Care
The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) has announced the 2018 Partners Advancing Commercial Tree Care (PACT) partners, including four new supporters. PACT is a strategic partnership between TCIA and industry companies who are invested in the future of the tree care industry. The full list of PACT Partners can be found on the TCIA website.
Bartlett Tree Experts Promotes Arborists to Leadership Roles
Bartlett Tree Experts recently promoted Local Managers Jeffery Kish and Erik Johnson to the role of Assistant Division Manager. Kish and Johnson will now be providing oversight of regional operations in the Company’s Southeast and Metropolitan East Divisions respectively. Jeffery Kish previously served as the Local Manager of Bartlett’s office in Raleigh, North Carolina. He will now assist Vice President and Division Manager Stephen Johnston in management of eleven offices in the Southeast, including two newly opened locations in southern Florida. In the Metropolitan East Division, Erik Johnson has relocated to Connecticut where he will be working closely with Vice President and Division Manager David McMaster to manage eight offices.