Committees

NASF operates with a committee structure that enables State Foresters to serve as subject-matter experts that influence policies and partnerships, assist in the NASF organizational process, and serve as liaisons to other agencies and partners.

Wildland Fire
Oversees implementation of Cooperative Fire Programs and develops new policies and tools to allow more effective and safe fire suppression and management. Email the NASF Wildland Fire committee.

Forest Markets
Seeks to maintain and expand markets for the broad array of forest products, including traditional wood products, bioenergy, and ecosystem services. Email the NASF Forest Markets committee.

Forest Resources Management
Addresses issues related to private and public forest lands management, including landowner assistance programs, taxes, water resources, and related federal programs and legislation. Email the NASF Forest Resources Management committee.

Forest Science and Health
Addresses issues concerning forest health and forest sustainability, including invasive species, forest inventory and monitoring, and forest research. Email the NASF Forest Science and Health committee.

Urban and Community Forestry
Works with organizations that represent community-based tree planting and care, and seeks opportunities to leverage national programs to maximize local results. Email the NASF Urban and Community Forestry committee.


Communications Director and Liaison Position
Assists NASF in promoting healthy, sustainable forest across America by delivering NASF’s message to its members, partners, policy makers, the Administration, Congress and the public. Email the NASF communications director.

Policy Director and Legislative Team
Provides guidance to the Executive Committee on setting legislative priorities and strategies for the association. Email the NASF policy director.