Society of American Forestry Policy Committee Member

I am serving on the SAF Policy Committee, which is a 3 year term (2021-2021).  The Policy Committee writes SAFs position statements, which serve as a foundation to guide SAFs actions on particular issues and act as a catalyst to further dialogue and engagement with policymakers, the media, partner organizations, and SAF units.  The entire process for writing or revising a position statement can be 7-15 months and includes input from SAF working groups and members, multiple revisions and board approval.  Each position statement is valid for 5 years.

In the past year the following position statements have been written/renewed by the committee: