Our Leadership

NASF is governed by the Executive Committee made up of four officers and three regional representatives who provide strategic direction, management oversight, and leadership.


Christopher Martin, Connecticut State Forester

Vice President

Kacey KC, Nevada State Forester


Scott Phillips, South Carolina State Forester

Past President

Joe Fox, Arkansas State Forester

Chair, Council of Western State Foresters

Thomas Claeys, North Dakota State Forester

Chair, Southern Group of State Foresters

Rob Farrell, Virginia State Forester

President, Northeast-Midwest State Foresters Alliance

Ellen Shultzabarger, Pennsylvania State Forester