NAWLA Committees

2022 Committee Rosters


Special thanks to all of NAWLA's dedicated volunteers serving on committees this year! Please click the links below to visit the NAWLA committee pages for each roster.


Education Committee

NAWLA's Education Committee serves as the vehicle for educating all members of the forest product industry by creating programs for numerous skill-sets (i.e. sales, purchasing, logistics, trends, etc;) Programs include:

  • Wood Basics Course
  • Sales Advantage Course
  • Executive Management Institute (EMI)
  • Traders Market Learning Lounges
  • Year-Round Webinars and Programming

2022 Committee Roster

KayCee Hallstrom

Zip-O-Log Mills, Inc.

Education Committee Chair

Paul Odomirok

Lumin Forest Products LLC

Education Committee Vice Chair

Connie Baker

RoyOMartin Lumber

Education Committee Member

Ryan Chitwood

Capital Forest Products Inc.

Education Committee Member

Terry Haddix

Patrick Lumber Company

Education Committee Member

Haleigh Callison 

Olympic Industries

Education Committee Member

Nick Lake

Zip-O-Log Mills, Inc.

Education Committee Member

John Lesher

Weekes Forest Products

Education Committee Member

Michelle Maller

Oregon State University

Education Committee Member

Megan Schnizler

FCTG-Richmond International Forest Products

Education Committee Member

Dustin Wood

Weston Forest Products Inc.

Education Committee Member

David Jones

Timber Products Inspection

Education Committee Member

Darcy Mercer

Olympic Industries

Education Committee Member

Chris Knowles

Timber Products Company

Education Committee Member

Colton Musselman

Tri State Forest Products

Education Committee Member

Beth McClintock

Prime Forest Products

Education Committee Member

Jordan Martin

Asia Building Materials Ltd.

Education Committee Member

Jeff Jackson

Snavely Forest Products

Education Committee Member

Tom Le Vere

Weekes Forest Products

Education Committee Member

 


Finance Committee

The goal of the Finance Committee is to oversee all financial reporting of the association and recommend fiscal policy to allow good stewardship of NAWLA investments. The committee works to ensure NAWLA remains a fiscally sound association for years to come.

2022 Committee Roster

Carl Lamb

Snavely Forest Products

Finance Committee Chair

Rob Latham

Tri-State Forest Products, Inc.

Finance Committee Member

Morgan Wellens

Nicholson and Cates Limited

Finance Committee Member

Shawn J. Batis

J.M. Thomas Forest Products

Finance Committee Member

Chad Warpinski

Amerhart Ltd.

Finance Committee Member

Steve Rhone

Weston Forest Products

Finance Committee Member

Derek Cone

Capital Lumber Company

Finance Committee Member

Adam Russin

Russin Lumber

Finance Committee Member


Leadership Summit Committee

The goal of the Leadership Summit Committee is to plan a robust annual Spring leadership conference that attracts decision-makers from all parts of the forest products distribution chain (i.e. Timber owners to Retailers). Leadership Summit provides value to current NAWLA members, prospective NAWLA members, and enhances the NAWLA “brand” throughout the forest products industry.

2022 Committee Roster

Dan Semsak

Murphy Lumber Company

Leadership Summit Committee Chair

Tracey Crow

UFP Industries

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Anthony Muck

DMSI Software

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Steve Rustja

Weston Forest Products 

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Kent Beveridge

Skana Forest Products

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Lindsey DiGangi

Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Scott Elston

Forest City Trading Group LLC

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Darcy Mercer

Olympic Industries

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Donna Whitaker

Interfor

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Chris Penney

Legna Software Solutions

Leadership Summit Committee Member

James. L. Robbins

Robbins Lumber Inc.

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Bill Price

All Star Forest Products

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Kim Riemer

Ryder System, Inc.

Leadership Summit Committee Member

Brian Boyd

MRS

Leadership Summit Committee Member


Membership Committee

The goal of the Membership Committee is to grow and retain NAWLA membership. The committee is also tasked with prospecting potential new NAWLA members.

2022 Committee Roster

Harris Gant

ECMD, Inc/Klumb Lumber

Membership Committee Chair

Kyle Little

Sherwood Lumber

Membership Committee Vice Chair

Jack Emmer

FCTG - Viking Forest Products LLC 

Membership Committee Member

Ian Kelly

Prime Forest Products

Membership Committee Member

Thomas Mende

Binderholz Timber Inc.

Membership Committee Member

Terry Miller

Softwood Forest Products

Membership Committee Member

Alden Robbins

Robbins Lumber, Inc.

Membership Committee Member

Bill Sweeney

Coastal Forest Products

Membership Committee Member

Jim Outram

Jim Outram

Membership Committee Member

Ryan Holwege

Oregon Canadian Forest Products

Membership Committee Member

Andrew Campbell

Stimson Lumber Company 

Membership Committee Member

Jimmy Meadows

Ryder Dedicated Solutions

Membership Committee Member

Chris Leslie

Arxada

Membership Committee Member

Michael Wisnefski

MaterialsXchange

Membership Committee Member

Jeremy Howard

Nyle Dry Kilns  

Membership Committee Member


Regional Meetings Committee

The goal of the Regional Meetings Committee is to create seven great regional meetings each year. Each subcommittee is tasked with planning venue, meeting budgetary goals for registration, and securing local sponsorship. Both NAWLA member and non-members are welcome to Regional Meetings for peer-to-peer networking and educational programming.

2022 Committee Roster

Ian McLean

Spruceland Millworks, Division of Millar Western Forest Products Ltd

Regional Meetings Committee Chair

Kalayna Crook

Patrick Lumber Company

Regional Meetings Committee Vice Chair

Morgan Wellens

Nicolson and Cates Limited

Montréal Regional Meeting Chair

Curt Stuckey

Wholesale Wood Products

Southeast Regional Meeting Chair

Christopher Sainas

Dakeryn Industries Ltd

Vancouver Regional Meeting Chair

Dave Destiche

Amerhart Limited

Minneapolis Regional Meeting Co-Chair

Jack C. Emmer

Viking Forest Products

Minneapolis Regional Meeting Co-Chair

Alden Robbins

Robbins Lumber, Inc.

Northeast Regional Meeting Chair

Nick Fitzgerald

Snavely Forest Products

Fort Worth Regional Meeting Chair

Aly Kingsley

Wildwood Trading Group

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Kelly Matthews

RoyOMartin

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Cameron Waner

Collins

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Mark Wells

UFP Purchasing, Inc.

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Jimmy Meadows

Ryder Dedicated Solutions

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Kim Riemer

Ryder

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Roger Welling

Ryder Integrated Logistics

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Tom Le Vere

Weekes Forest Products

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Donna Whitaker

Interfor

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Jamie VandenBerge

UFP Industries, Inc.

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Bill Price

All Star Forest Products

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Casey Pierce

Compass Building Products 

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Garrett Mahigan

Viking Forest Products

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Jeff Wiesner

Viking Forest Products

Regional Meetings Committee Member

Chris Pace

UFP Industries, Inc.

Regional Meetings Committee Member

James Webb

Robbins Lumber, Inc.

Regional Meetings Committee Member


Traders Market Committee

The goal of the Traders Market committee is to bring a one of a kind event that allows the industry to connect under one roof while growing attendance, growing the number of exhibitors and sponsors while generating a profit.

2022 Committee Roster

Judy Haney

Boise Cascade Wood Products Manufacturing

Traders Market Committee Chair

Warren Reeves

Wholesale Wood

Traders Market Committee Vice Chair

Lori Byrd

RoyOMartin 

Traders Market Committee Member

Leo Colantuono

Grove Wholesale Lumber

Traders Market Committee Member

Brandon Desyatnik

Weston Forest Products Inc.

Traders Market Committee Member

Bethany Doss

Capital Lumber

Traders Market Committee Member

Chris Pace

UFP Industries, Inc.

Traders Market Committee Member

Trent Johnson

Lumber Blue Book

Traders Market Committee Member

Bill Price

All Star Forest Product

Traders Market Committee Member

Clark Spitzer

Snavely Forest Product

Traders Market Committee Member

Chelsea Brown

Patrick Lumber

Traders Market Committee Member

Phil Schumock

Stella-Jones

Traders Market Committee Member

Casey Pierce

Compass Building Products 

Traders Market Committee Member

Ryan Clifford Martin

Ryder System, Inc

Traders Market Committee Member

 

Interested in becoming involved on a NAWLA Committee? Note that our 2022 Volunteer Interest Form has now closed. However, please contact info@nawla.org to express further interest.