Inside MFA for 2010 and beyond

Program Area Leadership for 2010

Governance Committee—tasked with identifying, recruiting, and mentoring leadership potential for the Association and successional stability for the Executive Committee:
John Foster (Chair), John Jastrzembski, Steve Mchenry

Education and Outreach Committee
- Responsible for planning MFA sponsored workshops or forest tours, and for coordinating MFA’s efforts in cooperative agreements with other associations: ·
Brian Knox (Chair), Donnelle Keech, Joan Bearden, Mel Noland, Bob Tjaden

Membership CommitteeResponsible for organizing and implementing efforts for member recruitment and retention:
Gene McCandless (Chair), Bob Shives, Chris Holmgren, Robert Hess, Tim Smith

Policy Committee - (Formerly Governmental Affairs Committee) Responsible for organizing and implementing efforts for policy development and advocacy efforts:
John Colton, Chris Holmes, Pete Miller, Kirk Rodgers, Tom Wieland,

“I am pleased to have such an outstanding group to help guide the Association. MFA will benefit greatly from the knowledge, experience, and individual perspective of these outstanding leaders, representing a cross-section of forestry interests from throughout the State. Special welcome to new Board members John Colton, Pete Miller and Tom Wieland, and returning Board members Robert Hess, Chris Holmgren and Steve McHenry. I look forward to working with the entire Board of MFA to find solutions to the challenges ahead and thank them for their service to our forest community,” Bob Eaton, MFA President

The Board of Governors is the policy-making body of MFA and has ultimate authority for the governance and management of its direction and finances. One-third of the Board’s membership is elected each year by the membership for a three year term.

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