AFRC 2019 Annual Meeting

Stevenson, Washington
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
AFRC 2019 Annual Meeting
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - Thursday, April 25, 2019

Skamania Lodge
(509) 314-4177
1131 Southwest Skamania Lodge Way
Stevenson, Washington 98648
United States

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Tuesday, April 23

11:30 am         AFRC Golf Open

6:30 pm           Welcome Reception

Wednesday, April 24

7:30 am           Breakfast

8:00 am           State of the Association – Fired up for Change
Travis Joseph, AFRC President

8:30 am           Morning Keynote: Your Forests, Your Future
Chris French, USFS Acting Deputy Chief

9:15 am           Networking Break

9:45 am           Forestry, Fire, and Smoke in a Divided Congress
Rep. Kurt Schrader (OR-05)

10:30 am         S. Oregon’s Rogue Valley: Bringing Change Through
                        Grassroots Organizing
                        Claudette Moore, Southern Oregonians for Clear Skies
Sue Kupillas, Medford/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce
Therese MacGregor, Southern Oregonians for Clear Skies
Millie Carlton, SCORCHED

11:15 am         Special Presentation: Good Neighbor Authority in the PNW
Jon Songster, Idaho Department of Lands
Phil Chang, Oregon Department of Forestry
revor McConchie, Washington Department of Natural Resources

12:00 pm         Lunch 

1:30 pm           Your Forests, Your Future
Christine Dawe, USFS Dir. Ecosystem Management Coordination
Katie Isacksen, Willamette National Forest
Josh White, Colville National Forest

2:30 pm           Public Forest Managers' Breakouts
Carol McKenzie, USFS Region 1
Mary Farnsworth, USFS Region 4
Randy Moore, USFS Region 5
Glenn Casamassa, USFS Region 6 (invited)
Kathy Stangl and Lee Folliard, Oregon BLM
Koshare Eagle and Duane Emmons, Washington DNR

5:30 pm           Social Hour/Banquet

Thursday, April 25

7:45 am           Breakfast

8:00 am           “The Bill and Heath Show” – A Look Into the Congressional
                        Crystal Ball 

                        Bill Imbergamo, Federal Forest Resource Coalition
                        Heath Heikkila, AFRC Director of Government Relations
9:00 am From the Courtroom to the Headrig: How AFRC's Legal
                       Program  Supports Forest Management

       Lawson Fite, AFRC General Counsel
       Sara Ghafouri, AFRC Staff Attorney   

10:00 am Morning Keynote
Hilary Franz, Washington Commissioner of Public Lands

10:30 am         Hotel Checkout

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


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