North Carolina’s oldest forest conservation organization


2021 Board of Directors

Todd Adams, Adams & Howell

Jadie Andrews, Egger Company

Scott Askew, Jordan Lumber Company

Stacy Bentley, Columbia Forest Products

Keith Biggs, Forestry Mutual Insurance Co

Blair Bishop, Bishop Forestry & Land, PLLC

Scott Bissette, NCDA & CS

Jay Boyette, NC Farm Bureau

Jesse Burdett, Pactiv Evergreen

Doug Burleson, Canfor Southern Pine

Kenneth Cain, Lumber River Timber Company

John Cecil, Domtar Paper Company, LLC

Chris Charest, H.W. Culp Lumber Company

Sam Cook, NC State University

Clay Creed, ZV Pate, Inc.

Charles Daniels, Domtar Paper Company, LLC

Rudy Daughtry, Canal Wood, LLC

Tony Doster, Resource Management Service, LLC

Rob Elliot, Evergreen Packaging, Inc.

Ashley Faircloth, Pine State Forestry

David Gadd, Satisky & Silverstein, LLP

Brett Goulding, Campbell Global

Lori Grady, Dana Outlaw Appraisals

Mike Harris, Canfor Southern Pines

Jason Hoyle, Hunt Forest Resources

Perry Hunt, Hunt Forest Resources

Dylan Hurley, Montgomery Community College

Lynn Jenkins, Wayne Community College

David Johnson, Weyerhaeuser Company

AJ Keating, Summit Logging, LLC

Lauren Killian, Enviva

Arturo Lumpkin, The Lumpkin Group

Mike Marks, Canal Wood, LLC

Boyd McLaurin, Canal Wood, LLC

Roger Melvin, Toney Lumber Company

Justin Moretz, Moretz Brothers Logging, LLC

Zack Myers, Select Timber Service, Inc.

Russ Newton, Parton Lumber Company

Kelly Oten, North Carolina State University

Wib Owen, Southern Group of State Foresters

Mike Patram, Edwards Wood Products

Allen Plaster, Oakey Grove Properties Inc

Henry Randolph, GF&R Forestry Consultants, PLLC

Jim Reavis, Forester

Bernard Rose, WestRock CP, LLC

Richard Sanders, Wildwood Consulting, PLLC

Glenn Sheehan, Greenwood Resources

Scott Smearman, Domtar Paper Company, LLC

Jimmy Stockton, Stockton Grading & Logging, Inc.

Alexander Storm, Haywood Community College

Marshall Thompson, New-Indy Containerboard, LLC

Nancy Thompson, Weyerhaeuser Company

Cierra Ward, Resource Management Service, LLC

Lacy White, Tri-State Land & Timber, LLC

Allen Whitesell, Troy Lumber Company

Jerry Williams, Select Harvesting

Jimmy Williams, J.M. Williams Timber Co.

Jocelyn Wilson, Weyerhaeuser Company

Andy Wolgemuth, International Paper Co.

2021 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.

Doug Burleson

Doug Burleson

Chairman of the Board

Allen Whitesell

Allen Whitesell


Nancy Thompson

Nancy Thompson


Rob Elliot

Rob Elliot

First Vice President

Kenny Cain

Kenny Cain

Eastern Vice President

Chris Charest

Chris Charest

Piedmont Vice President

Russ Newton

Russ Newton

Western Vice President

Dr. John Hatcher, PhD

Dr. John Hatcher, PhD

Executive Director, NCFA