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 directives involving forest sustainability, with focus on family forest owners, cooperatives and communities owning and managing forest land.
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!
On February 12, Tom Boggus was officially named director of Texas A&M Forest Service. The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents announced Boggus was the sole finalist for the directorship late last month. The panel unanimously approved his hiring last week after waiting a state-mandated 21 days.
The NASF Foundation is sponsoring a spring/summer internship opportunity at the National Association of State Foresters in Washington, DC, focused on forest policy. Dates negotiable for up to a 15-week period, beginning on or around May 1 for the spring/summer session. Applications must be received no later than Friday, April 6.
The NASF Foundation is sponsoring a Fall internship opportunity at the National Association of State Foresters in Washington, DC, focused on Forest Policy. Dates negotiable for up to a 15-week period, beginning on or around September 7 for the fall session. Applications must be received no later than Friday, August 13.
The NASF Foundation sponsors a forest policy internship opportunity at the National Association of State Foresters in Washington, DC. Advanced undergraduate or graduate students at SAF-accredited forestry schools or with a strong interest in forest policy are encouraged to apply. Dates negotiable for up to a 15 week period throughout the year; apply now for the spring or summer session.
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