Oregon SAF

2021 PNW SAF Leadership Conference

Forestry: Leadership for the True Social Distancing Profession  

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Forestry and natural resource managers, technicians, consultants, and students are invited to participate in the 2021 Society of American Foresters PNW Leadership Conference on February 12, through our virtual conference option. Participants will gain leadership skills to navigate these changing times and will learn tips on leading remotely, building community virtually, and managing through challenges. SAF members and nonmembers are welcome to attend.

2021 PNW SAF Leadership Conference Program


AGENDA

8:00 a.m.*      Welcome, Jeremy Felty, Oregon SAF State Chair

8:15 - 9:30     Anthony LaFauce, Clyde Group, Communication Skills for Leaders 

                      *Presented by Oregonians for Food and Shelter and CropLife

9:30                Break

9:45 - 10:45    Henry (Gene) Kodama, CF, SAF President, Leadership Lessons from SAF President

10:45              Sponsor Announcements

11:00 - 12:00  Shanku Niyogi, GitHub, Leadership in a virtual setting – A Tech Industry Perspective

12:00 p.m.      Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:45      Dr. Tamara Cushing, past SAF President Oregon State University, Ethics for Leaders

1:50 - 2:30      Dr. Zhu H. Ning, Southern University, chair of SAF Diversity & Inclusion Working Group; Jamie Dahl, Mollie Beattie Visiting

                       Scholar in Forest Policy, Cultivating Leadership and Diversity

2:35                Break

2:45- 4:00       Case Studies: Natural Resources Leadership in Action 

2:45 - 3:10    Tina Terrell, USDA Forest Service   

3:10 - 3:35    Tom DeLuca, Oregon State University, Forestry Academic Leadership: From the Bottom Up

3:35 - 4:00    Doug Grafe, Oregon Department of Forestry

4:00 - 4:15    Speaker Q/A and Discussion 

4:15 - 4:30    Wrap Up 

4:30 - 6:30    Student/Mentor Happy Hour

*All times are in PST.

This conference is hosted by Oregon Society of American Foresters, a state society that is part of the Society of American Foresters. The mission of SAF is to advance sustainable management of forest resources through science, education, and technology; to enhance the competency of its members; to establish professional excellence; and to use our knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic to ensure the continued health, integrity, and use of forests to benefit society in perpetuity. To learn more visit Society of American Foresters (eforester.org).


REGISTRATION

The registration fee for SAF members is $50/person, $75/person for non-members, and $25/person for students. Registration for the conference is currently closed.


QUESTIONS?

Program Chair: Jeremy Felty jeremy.felty@gmail.com

Registration: Melinda Olson, 503-224-8046


SAF CFE Hours

This meeting has been approved for 6 CFE credits.

Steps to receive credit:
1. Complete the attendance form
2. Fill in the attendance keyword provided during the conference
3. Return the completed attendance form via email to Jacob Putney following the completion of the conference: Jacob.putney@oregonstate.edu

Regions: