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Category/Topic: mentors


By Tom Davidson

Melody Starya Mobley is a pioneer. She was the first African-American woman to graduate with a degree in forest management from the University of Washington. She was also the first black female forester to join the US Forest Service. Now retired, Melody served forestry and the forestry community in many places for 28 years, and […]

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By Tom Davidson

Gene Kodama is the South Carolina State Forester with decades of leadership wisdom to share. Gene was fortunate enough to have some great mentors during the first few years of his professional career and a Father who made a lifelong impression on him (and now us). In this episode he shares the wisdom he has […]

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By Tom Davidson

Clark Seely is currently the President of the Society of American Foresters and Seely Management Consulting Inc. He has over 39 years of experience in forestry, natural resource management, and organizational administration. Clark attributes his leadership success by having great mentors early on and offers some words of advice for those who have joined or […]

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