San Antonio Arborist Association

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San Antonio Arborist Association (SAAA) was established to bring arborists & entities engaged in the profession or support of commercial arboriculture together to encourage sound principles of business and to promote education in the tree care industry.

SAAA provides training for arborists and potential arborists.   SAAA believes that if we all work together and talk more about trees, we will have a better understanding of proper tree care and safety.  Professionalism and quality tree care will be the result!

Jacob West

Jacob West

President

 

San Antonio Local Manager & Board Certified Master Arborist at Bartlett Tree Experts.  Jacob has been involved in tree care since his senior year in high school.

 

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Tyler Burkett

Tyler Burkett

Vice President

 

Tyler is a degreed Horticulturist, ISA Certified Arborist & lover of all things green. He is Owner & Production Manager of Burkett Arbor Care in Boerne, Texas.

 

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Booker Arradondo

Booker Arradondo

Director

 

Booker is a certified Arborist and has more than 20 years of tree experience. He is also a founder and past president of the San Antonio Arborist association.

 

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Amy Burkett

Amy Burkett

Treasurer

 

Amy Burkett is also with Burkett Tree Service focusing on their business and strategic planning.  Her experience provides an excellent background for SAAA Board service.

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Mark Kroeze

Mark Kroeze

Outreach Director

 

TFS Urban Forester, Certified Forester, Certified Arborist & Municipal Specialist. A graduate of Municipal Foresters Institute, he works with urban forestry programs from San Antonio to the Rio Grande Valley.

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David Vaughan

David Vaughan

Board Director

 

David is a charter member of ISA Texas Chapter and consulting arborist with more than 40 years caring for Texas trees. He has a BS in Forestry and Masters Natural Resources Development.

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Mark Bird

Mark Bird

Board Member

 

Mark Bird is City Arborist for the City of San Antonio since 2007.  He is an ISA Certified Arborist,  Municipal Specialist and is Tree Risk Assessment Qualified.

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Scott Ford

Scott Ford

Secretary

 

Scott is an ISA Certified Arborist, Oak Wilt Qualified, Tree Risk Assessment Qualified and co-owner of Republic Tree Service.

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