AFRC 2018 Annual Meeting

Stevenson, Washington
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
AFRC 2018 Annual Meeting
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 - Thursday, April 05, 2018

Skamania Lodge
844-432-4748
1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way
Stevenson, Washington 98648
United States

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AFRC 2018 Annual Meeting
April 3-5, 2018
Tuesday, April 3
11:30 am Golf Tournament

6:30 pm Welcoming Reception

Wednesday, April 4
7:30 am Telling Our Story
Nick Smith, Healthy Forests, Healthy Communities

8:00 am State of the Association: The Timber Industry's Resurgence
Travis Joseph, President

8:45 am Keynote: A Political Perspective of Federal Forest Reforms
Rep. Bruce Westerman, House Nat. Resources Committee (invtd)

9:30 am Networking Break

10:00 am         A Vision for the U.S. Forest Service
Tony Tooke, Chief of the U.S. Forest Service (invtd)

12:00 pm         Lunch: Healthy Forests and Rural Economies in Washington
Hilary Franz, WA Commissioner of Public Lands (invtd)

1:00 pm Fighting for a Sustainable Future on Washington
Public Lands

Panelists TBD

2:00 pm Public Forest Managers' Breakouts
Region 1 - Christine Dawe and Carol McKenzie
Region 4 - Nora Rasure, Regional Forester
Region 5 - Randy Moore, Regional Forester
Region 6/BLM - Jim Pena, Regional Forester
Jamie Connell, BLM State Director
DNR - Darin Cramer, and Koshare Eagle

5:30 pm Social Hour/Banquet

Thursday, April 5
7:30 am U.S. - Canada Softwood Lumber Trade Update
Steve Swanson, Swanson Group
Zoltan van Heyningen, U.S. Lumber Coalition

8:45 am The Bill and Heath Show: Forestry in the "Swamp"
Bill Imbergamo, Federal Forest Resource Coalition
Heath Heikkila, Director of Government Relations

9:45 am The Lawson and Sara Show: AFRC's Legal Program
Lawson Fite, General Counsel
Sara Ghafouri, Staff Attorney

10:30 am Hotel Checkout

11:00 am Board of Directors Meeting/Luncheon (members only)


 

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