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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll make sure it reaches the right person.
Board of Trustees
Jameson S. French
President and CEO, Northland Forest Products, Inc.
President, Saloom Properties
Nicole St. Clair Knobloch
Chair, Woodland Operating Committee
CEO, Mack Hogans Consulting
SVP, Client Success Shipley Associates
SVP, Chief Production and Sustainability Office, Brown-Forman
VP and Chief Sustainability Officer, International Paper
Jasmine K. Brown
PhD Candidate, Forestry, Michigan State University
Retired Chief, USDA Forest Service
Founder and President, Convene Communication Strategies
Myron F. Floyd
Dean, College of Natural Resources, NC State University
SVP of Sustainability, Domtar Paper
Jennie L. Stephens
CEO, Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation
President and CEO, Dovetail Partners
Eileen Morgan Johnson
Partner, Whiteford Taylor & Preston, LLP
Interested in joining our growing team in tackling our nation’s most pressing conservation issues?
May 9, 2023
American Forest Foundation Adds New Voices and Perspectives to Board of Trustees
The American Forest Foundation announces the appointment of three new members to its board of trustees who will offer the vital insight, lived experiences and cultural perspectives necessary for AFF to transform carbon markets to be accessible for every family forest owner.
February 9, 2023
The Carbon Markets Are Calling For Higher Quality Carbon Credits: America’s Family Forests Are Answering
President and CEO Rita Hite writes about the American Forest Foundation's new strategic direction and goal of working with family forest owners from all walks of life to capture and store one billion tonnes of carbon by 2050.
October 18, 2022
First-Ever Family Forest Carbon Program Partner Retreat Tackles Carbon Market Opportunity for Family Forests
The American Forest Foundation was excited to host the first-ever Family Forest Carbon Program Partner Retreat last week, bringing together climate leaders across sectors and industries.