CNUC News

Training + Development

Leadership Academy: Identifying and Developing Future Leaders

Each year, CNUC hosts a week-long Leadership Academy for a group of CNUC employees who perform at a high level and demonstrate leadership characteristics. The employees selected are nominated as potential future leaders in our organization. During Leadership Academy, attendees are provided leadership training by management, opportunities to network with employees from across North America, […]

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Announcements

CNUC Appoints Dr. Rich Hauer to Director of Urban Forestry

CNUC is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Richard (Rich) Hauer as Director of Urban Forestry, effective September 2022. His hiring comes at a time of strategic growth opportunities for CNUC’s urban forestry services. Dr. Hauer is an urban forestry authority and is at the forefront of research and development in the field. He […]

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2021 Sustainability Report: CNUC

We’re excited to present the 2021 CNUC Sustainability Report, a preliminary corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. It is our first-ever report of this kind for CNUC. CNUC understands the responsibility we have as a company and as individuals to strive to protect and improve all ecosystems, and to make positive environmental, social and economic impacts […]

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Travis Brugler Promoted to Regional Supervisor for CNUC

Travis Brugler has been promoted to regional supervisor with CNUC. In this role, Brugler will be overseeing contracts in the Northern Midwest territory. “Travis has over a decade of experience in the Utility Vegetation Management (UVM) industry and has worked at every level on the tree crew side. He has used this experience to help […]

Industry

Making New Discoveries in the Field

On a hot July day under a Liberty Utilities’ electric transmission right-of-way, Chet Ellis, a senior consulting utility forester with CNUC, stumbled upon a couple of unidentified plant species. Working on Liberties’ ROW Habitat Program, it was Chet’s job to inventory plant species under the right-of-way for the utility. Unclear on a few species he […]

Announcements

Michelle Chaffee Promoted to Regional Supervisor for CNUC

Michelle Chaffee has been promoted to regional supervisor with CNUC. In this role, Chaffee will be overseeing gas and electric operations in one of CNUC’s western divisions. “Michelle has a ton of experience in the UVM industry, and this experience paired with her willingness to accept any challenge presented to her, makes her an asset […]

Announcements

CNUC Promotes Jason Allen and Nick Ringer to Regional Managers

CNUC announced the promotions of Jason Allen and Nick Ringer, both to regional managers, effective October 2021. These promotions come at a time of significant growth and expansion for CNUC. Jason Allen Allen has been with CNUC since 2016. He is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist, an ISA Certified Utility Specialist, and […]