Safety, Logging Transportation Committee

The NCFA’s Safety, Logging, and Transportation Committee oversees is focused on identifying safety and business trends in the forest products industry and especially the logging profession. The committee develops training materials that are incorporated into the ProLogger base course and the annual training module.


SLTC Meeting Dates:

January 2020 TBD NC SFI SIC and SLTC Joint Meeting at North Carolina Farm Bureau at 9:30 a.m.

April 30, 2019 Mid-Atlantic Logging & Biomass Expo Site

August 29, 2019 Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center in Four Oaks, NC at 9:30 a.m.

November 2019 TBD


Committee Members:

Kenny Cain, Chair  Lumber River Timber Company

Tommy Adkins Edwards Wood Products, Inc.

Kenny Allen Bateman Logging

Jadie Andrews  EGGER Wood Products, LLC

Tyler Andrews Anthony Andrews Logging

Keith Biggs Forestry Mutual Insurance Co.

Stacy Bentley Columbia Forest Products

Scott Brewer International Paper Co.

Mark Britton WestRock

Shannon Buckley  Domtar Paper Company

Tonia Burger International Paper

Kimberly Campbell  Weyerhaeuser Company

Chris Charest   H.W. Culp Lumber

Mike Cheston   Canfor Southern Pine

Billy Cipriani  Claybourn Walters Logging

Chuck Daniels, Domtar Paper Company

Rudy Daughtry Canal Wood, LLC

Bruce Evans  Timber Stand Improvements, Inc.

Joe Evans Georgia-Pacific Corp.

Brett Goulding  Campbell Group

Sherry Halstead  Weyerhaeuser

Ron Heatherly Evergreen Packaging

Jimmy Jackson Canal Wood, LLC

David Johnson   Weyerhaeuser Company

Dr. A.J. Lang  NC Forest Service

A.J. Keating, Chair Elect Summit Logging, LLC

John Lemire Forestry Mutual Insurance Co.

Brain Mackanka Forestry Mutual Insurance Co.

Charlie Marshburn Tri-State Land & Timber

Boyd McLaurin  Canal Wood, LLC

Jeff Meacham Meacham Forestry

Chuck Murdock NC Department of Labor

Phillip Nash Enviva Biomass

Robert O’Neal  NC Department of Labor

Jim Pruett American Timber Services, LLC

Joanne Reese J and J Logging

Eric Smith NC Department of Labor

Ewell Smith Carolina Loggers Association

Courtney Swanson Resource Management Services, Inc.

Marshall Thompson New-Indy Containerboard, LLC

Gary Thorpe NC Department of Labor

Bryan Wagner Forestry Mutual Insurance Co.

Allen Whitesell Troy Lumber Company

Mike Worley Weyerhaeuser Co.