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Category/Topic: career


By Tom Davidson

Arkansas State Forester Joe Fox leads the Arkansas Forestry Commission in a position he has held since 2012. Joe is a native of Arkansas and worked a family-owned lumber business for over 20 years at one point. He is also the former President of the Arkansas Forestry Association and former Chair of the Arkansas Forestry […]

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By Tom Davidson

George Geissler is the State Forester of Oklahoma, Director of the Oklahoma Forestry Services Division, veteran fire fighter, and long time member and leader in the Society of American Forester. In addition to his unusual pathway into forestry and his diverse career in the profession, George received his Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management […]

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By Tom Davidson

Bob Boyes is not only the State Forester of Ohio but also Deputy Director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. In these dual roles, he is responsible for the Division of Forestry, the Division of Wildlife, Mineral Resources Management, and the Office of Real Estate Land Management. With his extensive leadership experience, Bob offers […]

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By Tom Davidson

Steve Sinclair is the State Forester of Vermont and Director of the Vermont Department of Forest, Parks, and Recreation. During more than 40 years with the department, Steve has always taken on new assignments and challenges outside of his initial comfort zones and learned from them all. In this episode, Steve relates his department’s slogan, […]

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By Tom Davidson

Brandon Bal is an Area Manager for American Forest Management (AFM) in Houghton, Michigan, near where earned his B.S. in forestry at Michigan Tech. Brandon leveraged some of AFM’s programs and was able to further his education online while he was still working. On the show, Brandon explains the benefits of advancing your education online, […]

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