Duane is the Vice President of U.S. Forestry Operations for Port Blakely Tree Farms. There he is responsible for all aspects of harvest operations for their U.S. ownership, including wood flow forecasts, timber production and wood marketing. He is also responsible for land use issues, neighbor as well as customer relationships.
Duane is active in forest policy, contributing on both the national and state levels. He is the Chair of the Forest Policy Committee for the Washington Forest Protection Association, policy committee member for the Oregon Forest Industry Council and an active member of the Operating Committee for the National Alliance of Forest Owners.
Duane has mentioned on several occasions how honored Port Blakely is to host the 2014 show for it coincides with Port Blakely’s 150th anniversary.
Now that you know Duane, feel free to introduce yourself at the In the Woods show held this September at the Port Blakely Tree Farms.