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Forestry Educators

Season 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 13

#13 | The two most important skills every effective leader needs to have

December 14, 2016 | Steve McMullin

Dr. Steve McMullin is president-elect of the American Fisheries Society, former Chief of Montana’s Fisheries Management Bureau, and current Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech. During his tenure at Virginia Tech, Steve developed and directed the College of Natural Resources and Environment Leadership Institute, a program designed to introduce outstanding juniors and seniors to principles of […]

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Season 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 12

#12 | Foresters today need more managerial and social skills

November 24, 2016 | Scott Wallinger

R. Scott Wallinger, Sr. is a retired forester and forest products industry executive for Westvaco Corporation and its successor by merger, MeadWestvaco; today he is an advisor in forest sustainability. Scott earned a Bachelor of Forestry degree from North Carolina State and a Master of Forestry from Yale University, completed the Advanced Management Program at […]

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Season 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 11

#11 | Young leaders today have to say no and engage teams

November 11, 2016 | Sam Cook

Sam Cook is the Executive Director of Forest Assets at North Carolina State University’s College of Natural Resources. Sam first began studying forestry in 1979 at Tuskegee University and continued later at N.C. State. When he began, there were very few African Americans in the industry. But Sam succeeded with mentoring, persistence and looking past […]

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Season 1 | People You Should Know in Forestry and Natural Resources | Episode 5

#5 | Top leaders need communication, authenticity and self-awareness

September 21, 2016 | Dr. Paul Winistorfer

Paul M. Winistorfer, Ph.D., has served as Dean of the College of Natural Resources and Environment at Virginia Tech since 2009. Under Dr. Winistorfer’s leadership, the college has undertaken strategic initiatives to adapt and succeed in a changing landscape, which Paul discusses in greater detail in this episode. Paul also discusses the nature of the […]

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