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.


Lisa Allen, Missouri State Forester

Vice President

Greg Josten, South Dakota State Forester


Joe Fox, Arkansas State Forester

Past President

George Geissler, Washington State Forester

Chair, Council of Western State Foresters

Brian Cottam, Utah State Forester

Chair, Southern Group of State Foresters

Scott Bissette, North Carolina Assistant Commissioner

President, Northeast-Midwest State Foresters Alliance

Don VanHassent, Maryland State Forester