Updated: Monday, April 25th, 2011
Board of Directors
The Hardwood Forestry Fund is overseen by a 25 member maximum Board of Directors who receive no compensation and who volunteer their time to the organization. These Board members serve a two-year renewable term. Board responsibilities include education, communication, recognition, fundraising, project review and selection, and Board development.
2011 Board of Directors
Rick Philipps – Woodland Face Veneer – Chairman of the Board
David Thomsson – Brookside Veneers Ltd. – Vice Chairman
Kip Howlett – Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association – Sec/Treasurer
Brian Beakler, PhD – Armstrong World Industries
Dennis Bradway – Mannington Wood Floors
Stuart Clarke – Clarke Veneers & Plywood
Dr. Burnell Fischer – Indiana University
George Freeman – The Freeman Corporation
Phil Honerkamp – F.W. Honerkamp Co. Inc.
Dwight Jensen – Columbia Forest Products
Mike Lester- Assistant State Forester – Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
Jim Martin – Marwood, Inc. (Jim served as Hardwood Forestry Fund Chairman 1990-2001)
Jim Reader – Downes & Reader Hardwood Co.
Jane Rozanski – Knoll, Inc.
John Seifert – State Forester - Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry
John Varner – Moehring Group, Inc.
Honorary Board Member
U.S. Representative Joe Donnelly – Indiana 2nd Congressional District
Project Review Committee Chairman – David Thomsson
Communications Committee Chairman – Jim Martin
Nominating Committee Chairman -George Freeman
Awards Committee Chairman – Stuart Clarke
By-Laws Committee Chairman - Dennis Bradway