Podcasts

S3|E8: Andy Van Dyke – If you’re not challenged, you’re dyin’

By Tom Davidson

Andy Van Dyke is Forest Operations Supervisor for J.M. Longyear in Marquette, MI where he works as the Forest Operations Supervisor, leading and working with a team of seven foresters to manage both company and private lands for the company. Andy is also Chairman of the Michigan Society of American Foresters. On this week’s show, […]

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S3|E7: Jeremy Douse – You’re going to be criticized for your decisions, no matter what

By Tom Davidson

Jeremy Douse is a Certified Forester serving the Tanana Chiefs Conference out of Fairbanks, Alaska, where he provides consulting services for Native American landowners, corporations, villages, tribal entities, and municipal governments in the state. Jeremy started his career as a seasonal firefighter on the Pike National Forest in Colorado. On today’s show, Jeremy discusses why […]

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S3|E6: Whitney – Say “yes” to everything because you never know what that will mean for your future

By Tom Davidson

Whitney Schimke is a forestry graduate of Humboldt State University and currently works for C&D Lumber in Southern Oregon. Whitney’s parents were both foresters, but growing up, she wanted nothing to do with the profession! Over time, the forest kept calling her back, and now in her adult years she believes she has the perfect […]

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S3|E5: Anthony Rynish – Leadership is a decision; great moments are born of great opportunities

By Tom Davidson

Anthony Rynish is the owner of Rynish Forestry, Inc., a private forestry consulting business, and he is also a full-time faculty member at Fox Valley Technical College’s Natural Resource program in Wisconsin. In this show, Anthony discusses why he decided to get into teaching, offers advice for young professionals who are not quite sure what […]

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S3|E4: Jamie Dahl -We have to stop siloing ourselves in traditional forestry roles and stereotypes

By Tom Davidson

Jamie Dahl is a forester currently serving as an Assistant Director for Career & Leadership Development Center for Hospitality, Merchandising, and Recreation at Ohio University. Jamie holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in forestry from Penn State University, and she has been a very active member of the Society of American Foresters for about 15 years. […]

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