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Forest Stewardship Committee

The Division of Forestry is assisted by the Alaska Forest Stewardship Committee in implementing the Forest Stewardship Program. The Committee is comprised of landowners, organizations, and government agencies with experience and commitment to private forest stewardship. Individuals interested in participating on the Forest Stewardship Committee should contact the program coordinator. The committee usually meets twice each year.

Committee Members

  • Clare Doig, Consulting Forester, Anchorage
  • Tom Dearlove, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Soldotna
  • Dan Parrent, USDA Forest Service, Anchorage
  • Will Putman, Tanana Chiefs Conference, Fairbanks
  • Conor Reynolds, The Nature Conservancy, Juneau
  • Jeff Curry, Farm Service Agency, Palmer
  • Jeff Smeenk, Palmer Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Sue Rodman, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Anchorage
  • Lee Hecimovich, Professor of 4-H and Youth Development Mat-Su/Copper River Cooperative Extension Service, Palmer