At the American Forest Foundation, we’re passionate about empowering family forest owners to increase the conservation impact of their land — and it's our people who make it happen.

Our leaders and staff hail from diverse backgrounds—and bring a breadth of experience, expertise, problem-solving skills and creativity to our work.

If you would like to reach any member of our team, please send your inquiry to info@forestfoundation.org and we'll make sure it reaches the right person.

Leadership Team

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Rita Hite

President and CEO

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Glynnis Breen

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

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Christine Cadigan

Executive Vice President, Carbon Origination

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Jill Harris

Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations

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Natalie King

Chief of Staff

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William Martin

Executive Vice President, Business Innovation

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Dawn Simmons

Vice President, People and Culture

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Nathan Truitt

Executive Vice President, Climate Funding

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Board of Trustees

Alex Alvarez

Chair

SVP and Chief Supply Chain Officer, Beam Suntory

Sophie Beckham

Vice Chair

VP and Chief Sustainability Officer, International Paper

Paige Goff

Treasurer

SVP of Sustainability, Domtar Paper

Vicki Christiansen

Secretary

Retired Chief, USDA Forest Service

Jasmine K. Brown

At-Large Member

PhD Candidate, Forestry, Michigan State University

Scott Deitz

At-Large Member

Founder and President, Convene Communication Strategies

Myron F. Floyd

At-Large Member

Dean, College of Natural Resources, NC State University

Jennie L. Stephens

At-Large Member

CEO, Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation

Tim Stout

At-Large Member

Founder, Northam Forest Carbon

Ed Villano

At-Large Member

Vice President of Marketing Americas, Medela

Jameson S. French

Past Chair

President and CEO, Northland Forest Products, Inc.

Eileen Morgan Johnson

Counsel

Partner, Whiteford Taylor & Preston, LLP

Careers

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