Texas Forestry Association - Executive Director

Texas Forestry Association is now accepting resumes for the position of Executive Director that will be vacated upon Ron Hufford’s retirement at the end of 2017. “Ron Hufford has been the association's executive director since January 1984 and we expect his successor to continue the excellent job he has done for TFA" said Dr. Jerry Marcontell, TFA President. "The Board of Directors is searching for a leader who can assist with the new opportunities and challenges associated with the continued growth and success of this organization.”

The new Executive Director will also serve as the association's chief executive officer. Duties include, but are not limited to, making recommendations and participating in the formulation of new policies as well as making decisions within existing policies as approved by the Board of Directors. The individual will maintain effective internal and external relationships and through management and leadership will work to achieve economical, productive performance, forward-looking programming, and constructive growth of the Association. Minimum qualifications for the position include a Baccalaureate Degree with preference for a professional forester from a Society of American Foresters (SAF) accredited university; a minimum of five years’ employment with a similar organization; and demonstrated public relations experience. "Texas forests are an incredible resource," Dr. Marcontell said. "We are looking for an individual who can serve the best interests of the forest landowners, the processing mills and the service professionals who safeguard these assets."

Resumeś will be accepted through April 3, 2018 and can be sent with a cover letter to info@texasforestry.org. For more information, please call 936-632-8733.

Contact: Susan Stutts
Texas Forestry Association
P.O. Box 1488
Lufkin, TX 75902