Townsend Tree Service Manager Earn ISA Credentials

Published on 05/29/2014

Parker City, IN - Michael Baynum, Assistant Area Manager for Townsend Tree Service, earned the ISA Certified Arborist credentials by successfully completing the Certified Arborist exam administered by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and the local chapter of ISA.

The ISA Credentialing Program is a voluntary program designed to test an individuals degree of knowledge in the field of arboriculture. Individuals are required to pass an exam that certifies their knowledge in tree care and maintenance. It is also designed to increase the standard practice of the tree care industry and to promote the professional development of individual practicing arborists.

In addition to his newest ISA credentials, Michael is also a Certified Applicator, CPR Instructor, ATSAA Certified Traffic Control Supervisor and has off-road equipment training experience. He is a valued employee of Townsend Tree Service and has been with the company since January 2009.

About Townsend Corporation

The Townsend Corporation, headquartered in Parker City, IN is a leading service provider to the energy, industrial and defense industries. The company’s core businesses include vegetation management services, line clearing and herbicide application services for electric utilities, pipeline companies and roadways; power line and substation construction for the energy industry; in-plant construction and electrical maintenance services; tower wiring for wind energy projects; herbicide and equipment wholesale supply; and emergency storm restoration services. To learn more, please visit our website at