DIVERSE INDEPENDENT BOARD

SFI Inc. is governed by the 18-member SFI Board, which sets SFI’s strategic direction and is responsible for overseeing and improving the internationally recognized SFI Program and SFI Standards. The Board’s three chambers represent environmental, social and economic sectors equally. SFI Board members include executive-level representatives of conservation organizations, academic institutions, aboriginal/tribal entities, family forest owners, public officials, labor and the forest products industry. This diversity reflects the variety of interests in the forestry community.

ECONOMIC SECTOR

Board members representing the economic sector, which includes the forest, paper and wood products industry or other for-profit forest ownership or management entities:

Michael P. Doss

MICHAEL P. DOSS (Chair)
President and CEO
Graphic Packaging International Inc.
Georgia

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Annica Bresky

ANNICA BRESKY
President and CEO
Stora Enso
Stockholm

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Jim Irving

JIM IRVING
Co-CEO
JD Irving Ltd.
New Brunswick

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Don Kayne

DON KAYNE
CEO
Canfor Corporation and Canfor Pulp
British Columbia

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Brent Keefer

BRENT KEEFER
(SECRETARY-TREASURER)
Chief Executive Officer
American Forest Management, Inc.
North Carolina

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SOCIAL SECTOR

Board members representing the social sector, which includes community or social interest groups like universities, labor, family forest owners or government agencies:

Patricia Layton

PATRICIA LAYTON (Vice-Chair)
Director
Wood Utilization + Design Institute, Clemson University
South Carolina

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Ebonie Alexander

EBONIE ALEXANDER
Executive Director
Black Family Land Trust, Inc.
Virginia

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Jeff Bromley

JEFF BROMLEY
Chair
USW Wood Council
British Columbia

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Ashley Hoffman

ASHLEY HOFFMAN
Executive Director
Kentucky Association for Environmental Education
Kentucky

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Lennard Joe

LENNARD JOE
Chief Executive Officer
BC First Nations Forestry Council
British Columbia

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Ellen Shultzabarger

ELLEN SHULTZABARGER
State Forester and Director
Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry
Pennsylvania

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ENVIRONMENTAL SECTOR

Board members representing the environmental sector, which includes non-profit environmental or conservation organizations:

Terry Baker

TERRY BAKER
CEO
Society of American Foresters
Washington, DC

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Jad Daley

JAD DALEY
President and CEO
American Forests
Washington, DC

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Dr. Tracy Farrell

DR. TRACY FARRELL
CEO, IUCN-US
Director, IUCN North America Office

International Union for Conservation of Nature
Washington, DC

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Catherine Grenier

CATHERINE GRENIER
President and CEO
Nature Conservancy Canada
Ontario

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Dan Lambe

DAN LAMBE
Chief Executive
Arbor Day Foundation
Nebraska

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Michael Parr

MICHAEL PARR
President
American Bird Conservancy
Washington, D.C.

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