Dave Scharfenberger Receives ISA’s True Professional Award
Written by: Jeff Wilson, Certified Arborist IL-0099A
David Scharfenberger, President of Wachtel Tree Science receives prestigious award from The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).
The International Society of Arboriculture is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Champaign, Illinois USA. Its mission statement: “Through research, technology, and education promote the professional practice of arboriculture and foster a greater public awareness of the benefits of trees.”
The ISA has more than 22,000 members internationally, with chapters and affiliates throughout the United States and Canada, as well as, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Asia, South America, and Europe.
“A True Professional of Arboriculture is someone who is passionate about the industry and their communities, and has high expectations for themselves as well as those around them,” said de Gourét Litchfield, ISA board president. “This year’s recipients have increased visibility for professional arboriculture while promoting the importance of the urban forest. Each of them typifies the enthusiasm, professionalism and love for trees that is one of the uniting factors of ISA members around the world.”