SGSF Executive Committee
The Southern Group of State Foresters operates with an Executive Committee. The committee consists of a Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary/Treasurer and an Immediate Past Chair. Collectively, they act and decide matters on behalf of the non-profit organization.
The Committee meets with the SGSF staff quarterly and with the entire membership during the annual and winter meetings.
Scott Phillips, Chair
South Carolina Forestry Commission
Rob Farrell, Vice Chair
Virginia Department of Forestry
Mark Goeller, Treasurer
Oklahoma Forestry Services
Rick Oates, Past Chair
Alabama Division of Forestry
Wib Owen, SGSF - Executive Director5013 Darcy Woods Lane
Fuquay Varina, North Carolina 27526
The Vice Chair assumes leadership in the absence of the Chair.
The Treasurer serves as the financial officer and provides oversight to the NASF Business Officer in the management of the business and financial transactions for SGSF. The Treasurer presents financial summaries at all business meetings.
The Immediate Past Chair brings a historical perspective and provides continuity to the Executive Committee.