On January 1, 2020, Tamara Cushing, PhD, began her one-year term as president of the Society of American Foresters (SAF). Founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot and headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, SAF is a national organization that represents and serves 11,000 forestry professionals in the United States. Dr. Cushing will continue serving on SAF’s Board of Directors for the next two years, including as immediate past president in 2021.
2020-21 WASHINGTON STATE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FORESTERS FOUNDATON
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION & INSTRUCTIONS
The Washington State Society of American Foresters (WSSAF) is accepting scholarship applications from students pursuing an education in Forestry. The scholarship is available to individuals who will be attending, full time during the 2020–21 school year, a Forestry Program at one of the following schools:
Thomas H. DeLuca has been selected as the next Cheryl Ramberg-Ford and Allyn C. Ford Dean of the Oregon State University College of Forestry.
SAF National Convention
Louisville, Kentucky • October 30-November 3, 2019
Steve Stinson Legacy Family Forest Field Day
Sponsored By: Washington State University Forestry Extension - Southwest, Washington Tree Farm Program, Washington State Society of American Foresters, Washington Farm Forestry
O'Neill Pine Company owners Debra and Richard Pine were named the 2019 Tree Farmers of the Year by the Washington Tree Farm Program. Debra and Richard Pine were honored at the Washington Farm and Forestry Association's annual meeting in May.
Join us to honor WSSAF Golden Members at the traditional Golden Member Appreciation Luncheon!
All Washington State SAF members are invited to honor our 50-year Golden Members. The Golden Member Appreciation Luncheon is open to all Washington State SAF members, friends, and guests, and is a great opportunity to socialize with your forestry colleagues.
New 2019 Golden Members to be honored and presented are:
The Washington State Society of American Foresters (WSSAF) Foundation is continuing to award scholarships to community college and university students excited about pursuing careers in forestry. Since 2011, the Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $25,000 to 21 bright and worthy students.
Scholarships for the upcoming academic year of 2019 – 2020 are being awarded to Colleen Purefoy ($2,000), and Gustavo Segura ($1,000).