Our leaders and staff hail from diverse backgrounds—and bring a breadth of experience, expertise, problem-solving skills and creativity to our work.
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Board of Trustees
Jameson S. French
President & CEO, Northland Forest Products, Inc.
President & CEO, Dovetail Partners
Dr. Salem Saloom
President, Saloom Properties, LLC
Nicole St. Clair Knobloch
Chair, Woodland Operating Committee
Vice Chair, Woodland Operating Committee
Executive Director, Wisconsin's Green Fire
CEO, Mack Hogans Consulting
SVP, Client Success Shipley Associates
SVP, Chief Production & Sustainability Office, Brown-Forman
Managing Director, Global Social Marketing Practice, Ogilvy Public Relations (retired)
Retired Chief, USDA Forest Service
Founder & President, Convene Communication Strategies, LLC
Dr. Myron F. Floyd
Dean, College of Natural Resources, NC State University
SVP of Sustainability, Domtar Paper
Roje S. Gootee, PhD
Landowner, Rush Creek Ranch, LLC
James B. Porter III
Strategic Advisor, Westrock
Partner, Monument Advocacy
Eileen Morgan Johnson
Partner, Whiteford Taylor & Preston, LLP
April 21, 2022
We’re Not Waiting Until Tomorrow
For many landowners, your land is your legacy. This Earth Day, we invite you to improve the overall health of your forest, help fight the global climate crisis and secure your legacy for generations to come.
March 3, 2022
Strength, Diversity & Welcoming Women into the Forest Sector
AFF’s Dawn Simmons reflects on her journey as a woman in the forest sector and encourages other women to join her in making the sector a welcoming space for everyone.
February 15, 2022
New CEO of National Conservation Organization Builds Powerful Executive Team
The American Forest Foundation today announced several promotions and new hires on its growing leadership team.