Personnel

February 17, 2016

Schoonhoven Named Forest Stewardship Program Manager

Laurie Schoonhoven is assuming the role as the new National Forest Stewardship Program manager in USDA Forest Service Washington Office-Cooperative Forestry after previously serving as the Sustainability Specialist for two years.  Over the course of Laurie's 20 years of collaborative and conservation leadership experience she has managed Federal grants; convened and coordinated diverse project teams; worked to integrate efforts with [read more]

April 20, 2015

Sustainable Forestry Initiative Welcomes Virginia State Forester to Board

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) has announced that four leaders have been elected to the independent Board of Directors, including Virginia State Forester Bettina Ring. SFI's 18-member, multi-stakeholder Board of Directors comprises three chambers, representing environmental, economic and social interests equally. In addition to the appointment of four new members, Craig Blair, President and [read more]

April 20, 2015

Policy Counsel Receives Natural Resources Award

The University of Idaho College of Natural Resources selected Brent Keith, NASF's Policy Counsel, to receive the CNR Celebrating Natural Resources Award for 2015.  Each year the College of Natural Resources Leadership Team selects alumni meeting the requirements of noteworthy achievement for six distinguished college awards. The CNR Celebrating Natural  Resources Award is bestowed on alumni whose careers exemplify [read more]

February 4, 2015

NASF Welcomes Forest Science & Health Committee Contractor Bob Simpson

The National Association of State Foresters' Forest Science and Health Committee welcome new committee contractor Robert (Bob) Simpson.  In addition to his contract position with NASF's committee, Simpson is President and CEO of GreenWoodGlobal Consulting, Ltd. His firm specializes in working with forest products companies, natural resource agencies and natural resource NGOs, helping them meet their strategic [read more]

May 10, 2012

Sarah McCreary's next adventure

If you were wondering what Sarah McCreary is up to post-NASF, Roll Call wrote a great story about her new role at Hamburger Co., a Democratic political and media consulting firm.As communications director, Sarah will be working on the firm's branding, message development and web strategy efforts. She was an invaluable part of the NASF [read more]

April 24, 2012

Joe Fox appointed Arkansas State Forester

Governor Mike Beebe has accepted the nomination of Joe Fox as the new Arkansas State Forester. Fox has been director of conservation forestry for the Arkansas field office of The Nature Conservancy and was recommended by the Arkansas Forestry Commission last week.

February 14, 2012

Forrest Boe named MN state forester

The commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has selected of Forrest Boe as director of the DNR's Forestry Division. Most recently he served as the deputy director of the Parks and Trails Division. Boe succeeds Dave Epperly, who held the post since 2005.