Susan Stein has been selected as director of the USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC) in Washington, D.C.
Stein brings extensive experience in technology transfer, working with researchers to communicate research results to managers, land owners, and policy-makers. Much of this work has been accomplished through forming and leading multidisciplinary teams from across the Federal government, as well as from universities, non-governmental organizations, and State governments.
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 team and we wish her success in her new endeavors!
Christopher Martin was named State Forester/Director of Forestry for the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), effective May 9, assuming the position formerly held by Don Smith. Martin previously served as a senior planner for forest and water resource management for the state of Maine Forest Service.
THE SFI External Review Panel, a group of independent experts who provide external oversight of the SFI forest certification program, has elected four new members. They include Linda S. Casey, state forester with the Alabama Forestry Commission; Deborah Gangloff, executive director of American Forests; Jon W.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer officially announced this week the appointment of Vicki Christiansen as Arizona State Forester and Director of the Arizona Division of Forestry. She is responsible for the protection of 22 million acres of state and private lands in Arizona which includes the prevention and suppression of wildland fires as well as oversight of forest health, stewardship forestry and urban and community forestry programs in the state.
The NY Division of Plant Industry seeks a director to oversee a variety of statewide activities relating to the plant pests and diseases, plant growers and distributors, and inspection/labeling/sale/distribution of plant materials. Forward letter of interest and resume by September 1, 2009. Visit the Employment section of the NASF website for full job description.
The USDA Forest Serviceis seeking a Biological Scientist in the Cooperative Forestry and Tribal Relations office, Region 2, in Golden, Colorado. For a full job description, click here. The vacancy closes on October 7.
The Service Mark for the National Association of State Foresters has been registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office as of April 11, 2000. The Service Mark and the name ‘National Association of State Foresters’ are registered at Reg. No. 2,340,477. Reproduction or use of the NASF logo without permission is prohibited. Photographs for the site came from many different sources. This institution is an equal-opportunity employer. This website is made possible through a grant from the USDA Forest Service.