Indiana Arborist Association Board of Directors


Daniel Perry
Indianapolis Power & Light Co.
1230 W Morris St.
Indianapolis, IN 46221
Phone: 317-261-8124

Chapter Administrator

Lindsey Purcell
Purdue University
195 Marsteller Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2033
Phone: 765-494-3625
Fax: 765-496-2422


ISA Liaison

Lee Huss
City of Bloomington
P.O. Box 848
Bloomington IN 47402
Phone: 812-349-3716


Richard Karber
1012 E. Albion St.
Avilla, IN 46710
Phone: 260-897-8090
Term ends: 1/2018


Greg Ressler
Red River Specialties
9211 E. Jackson St.
Selma, IN 47383
Phone: 800-616-4221​
Term ends: 1/2017

Academic Education and Research Advisor

Clifford S. Sadof
Professor and Extension Specialist
Department of Entomology
Purdue University, Smith Hall
901 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2089
Office: 765-494-5983; Fax: 765-494-2152
Landscape Entomology Laboratory

Link to List of Past Presidents


Vice President

Rick Barker
Bartlett Tree Experts
PO Box 681521
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Phone: 317-879-1010

Past President

Eric Sampson
Lewis Tree Service
15480 Hidden Pond Pass
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Phone: 812-320-4604

IAA Chapter Representatives

Certification Liaison

Christine Bowman
Bellinger’s Professional Grounds Maintenance
4902 SR 25 W
Lafayette, IN 47909
Phone: 765-572-2241

Area Representatives with year term if no term ending date is listed.


Andrew Mertz

3932 Washington Blvd


Agency, Institution and Municipal

Jim Farr
City of Franklin
City Forester
2871 N. Morton
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: 317-736-3660

Term ends: 1/2019


Carrie Tauscher 

Urban Forestry Coordinator

IDNR Urban Forester/Volunteer Coordinator

Phone: 317-234-4386

Cell: 317-629-0711​


TREE Fund Liaison

Tom Ordway
Duke Energy
451 N. Boehning St.
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Phone: 317-899-8971



Dan Smith
Project Manager, Wright Tree Service
Martinsville, IN 46151
Phone: 317-339-1995; 317-261-8550

Term ends: 1/2018

PSSA Representative

Casey Johnson