ANSI ASC A300 Committee

A300 Representative and
Task Force Chair:
Richard Gessner,
RCA #496

A300 Representative
Andrew Mertz, RCA #542

Task Force Members

Zeb Haney
RCA #616

Kenneth Knight
RCA #507

John Martyn
RCA #485

Anita Schill
RCA #421

The mission of ASC A300 is “To develop and promote consensus standards based on current research and sound practice for writing specifications to manage trees and shrubs.” The primary responsibility of the ASC A300 is to establish and update standard practices for tree, shrub, and other woody plant maintenance.

The ASC A300 membership consists of the following organizations: American Nursery and Landscape Association; American Society of Consulting Arborists; American Society of Landscape Architects; Asplundh Tree Expert Company; Davey Tree Experts; Bartlett Tree Experts; International Society of Arboriculture; National Park Service; Professional Landcare Network; Professional Grounds Management Society; Tree Care Industry Association; Society of Municipal Arborists; U.S. Forest Service; and, Utility Arborist Association. Other groups and observers may apply and be approved for participation. For more information, visit the ANSI website. Download the A300 Representative Position Description.

A300 Standards and Current Projects

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