North Carolina’s oldest forest conservation organization

Committees

Safety, Logging & Transportation Committee

Safety, Logging, and Transportation Committee

The NCFA’s Safety, Logging, and Transportation Committee focuses on identifying safety and business trends in the forest products industry, especially in the logging profession. The committee develops training materials that are incorporated into the ProLogger Base Course and the annual ProLogger Module classes. Please contact the NCFA office at (800) 231-7723 for more information on SLTC.

SLTC Meeting Dates

April 30, 2020 - Meeting postponed until further notice

NC SFI - State Implementation Committee

North Carolina Sustainable Forestry Initiative – State Implementation Committee (NC SFI-SIC)

The North Carolina Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) State Implementation Committee (NC SFI-SIC) is committed to promoting the sustainable management of forests in North Carolina. The NC SFI-SIC supports programs and initiatives that help forward sound forestry practices within the forest products industry and other forestry related entities.

To maintain SFI certification, a member company must document that its approved management and/or procurement policy is being followed on a daily basis. Please contact the NCFA office at (800) 231-7723 for more information on NC SFI-SIC.

NC SFI-SIC Meeting Dates

April 22, 2020 - Virtual Meeting - 9:30 a.m. - Please email [email protected] for meeting details.

August 12, 2020 - NCFA Office in Raleigh - 9:30 a.m.

November 18, 2020 - NCFA Office in Raleigh - 9:30 a.m.

Government Affairs/Communications Committee

Government Affairs/Communications Committee

NCFA’s Government Affairs/Communications Committee advises on certain advocacy efforts with NCFA’s Executive Director. Similarly, this committee contributes to the NCFA’s communications mission of ensuring that a positive, correct message regarding the state’s forest industry is being translated to the public. To this end, the Government Affairs/Communications Committee consists of a diverse group of NCFA members with skills and knowledge applicable to increasing legislative equality and public perception. Please contact the NCFA office at (800) 231-7723 for more information on the Government Affairs/Communications Committee.

Forest Management Committee

Forest Management Committee

The NCFA’s Forest Management Committee serves in the capacity of ensuring proper forestry goals are being advanced in North Carolina. The committee covers a wide range topics such as industry standards to important regulatory issues. The Forest Management Committee pools knowledge and resources from across NCFA’s various membership categories in order to ensure the responsible use and management of North Carolina’s forests. Please contact the NCFA office at (800) 231-7723 for more information on the Forest Management Committee.

Forest Management Committee Meeting Dates

April 8, 2020 - Meeting postponed until further notice

Education Committee

Education Committee

NCFA’s Education Committee identifies initiatives that increase public knowledge and understanding of the forestry and wood products industry. The committee also proposes new educational programs for the NCFA to implement in order to better serve the youth of North Carolina. Additionally, the Education Committee provides resources for STEM educators to help their students better understand the forest industry. Please contact the NCFA office at (800) 231-7723 for more information on the Education Committee.