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.
|Joe Fox, Immediate Past Chair
Arkansas Forestry Commission
|Rick Oates, Vice Chair
Alabama Division of Forestry
|Scott Bissette, Chair
North Carolina Forest Service
||James Wright, Treasurer
Kentucky Division of Forestry
|Wib Owen, SGSF - Executive Director
5013 Darcy Woods Lane
Fuquay Varina, North Carolina 27526
The Chair of the Southern Group oversees and presides over all meetings. He or she coordinates activities and assignments and appoints committees and task forces, as necessary. The Chair serves as the Southern Area Representative to the National Association of State Foresters (NASF).
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.