Ensures Healthy, Productive, and Sustainable Forests


2023 Board of Directors

Todd Adams Adams, Howell, Sizemore and Lenfestey PA

Tommy Adkins Edwards Wood Products, Inc.

Jadie Andrews Southern Veneer Specialty Products, LLC.

Scott Askew Jordan Lumber Company

Blair Bishop Bishop Forestry & Land, PLLC

Scott Bissette NC Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Josh Bledsoe NC Future Farmers of America Association

Jason Bowman Weyerhaeuser Company

Jay Boyette NC Farm Bureau

Jesse Burdett Pactiv Evergreen

Ben Burger International Paper

Doug Burleson Canfor Southern Pine

Kenneth Cain Lumber River Timber Company

John Cecil Domtar Paper Company, LLC

Chris Charest H.W. Culp Lumber Company

Mike Cheston Jordan Lumber

Clay Creed Shoeheel Land Management

Charles Daniels Domtar Paper Company

Rudy Daughtry Canal Wood, LLC

Tara Dickson Weyerhaeuser Company

Bill Dines Forestry Mutual Insurance Company

Tony Doster Resource Management Service, LLC

Rob Elliot Pactiv Evergreen

Ashley Faircloth NC Tree Farm

David Gadd Satisky & Silverstein, LLP

Nathan Gatlin North Carolina Forest Service

Brett Goulding Campbell Global

Lori Grady Lenoir Community College

George Hahn Haywood Community College

Mike Harris Canfor Southern Pine

Daniel Hodge Canal Wood LLC

Jason Hoyle Hunt Forest Resources and Tarheel Logging

Perry Hunt Hunt Forest Resources

Dylan Hurley Montgomery Community College

David Johnson Weyerhaeuser Company

Alec Kearns Canfor Southern Pine

A.J. Keating Summit Logging, LLC

Lauren Killian Enviva

Ken Lin International Paper Company

Jared Lucas Troy Lumber Company

Arturo Lumpkin Raymond James Financial

Mike Marks Canal Wood, LLC

Boyd McLaurin Canal Wood, LLC

Jeff Meacham Meacham Logging, Inc.

Justin Moretz Moretz Brothers Loggins, Inc.

Russ Newton Parton Lumber Company

Wib Owen Southern Group of State Foresters

Jess Parton Gilkey Lumber Co.

Henry Randolph Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph Forestry Consultants, PLLC

Greg Ricks Louisiana-Pacific Corp.

Richard Sanders Wildwood Consulting, PLLC

Phil Smith Timbco LLC

Nancy Thompson Weyerhaeuser Company

Cierra Ward Resource Management Service, LLC

Seth Ward Premier Forestry and Environmental Consulting, PLLC

Allen Whitesell Troy Lumber Company

Jerry Williams Select Harvesting

Jocelyn Wilson Weyerhaeuser Company

2023 Executive Committee

The NCFA Executive Committee is comprised of the Chair of the NCFA Board of Directors, a President, a President-Elect/Treasurer, a First Vice President, and three Regional Vice Presidents, and the NCFA Executive Vice President. The Executive Committee is affirmed each year by the NCFA Board of Directors, with the three regional vice presidents being one-year appointments, after which one of the three may move to the First Vice President Position.

Nancy Thompson

Nancy Thompson

Chairman of the Board

Rob Elliot

Rob Elliot


Chris Charest

Chris Charest


Jadie Andrews

Jadie Andrews

First Vice President

AJ Keating

AJ Keating

Eastern Vice President

Greg Ricks

Greg Ricks

Piedmont Vice President

Jess Parton

Jess Parton

Western Vice President

Dr. John Hatcher, PhD

Dr. John Hatcher, PhD

Executive Director, NCFA