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Our Board of Directors

Board Leadership

Co-Chairs: Steve & Wylda Cafferata | Tree Farmers of the Year, 2017

Chair-Elect: Darren Goodding

Secretary: Mary Chamness

Treasurer: Sue Zeni

Board Members

Tom Agens | Sustainable Forestry Initiative, State Implementation Committee liaison

Mike Barsotti | Society of American Forestry liaison

Parks Brigman | ATFS

Dave Bugni | Tree Farmer of the Year, 2022

Dick Courter | OTFS Memorial Fund

Gordon Culbertson | Tree Farmer of the Year, 2019

Ed Easterling | Tree Farmer of the Year, 2021

Dave Ehlers

Lauren Grand | OSU Extension

Kate McMichael | ODF Committee for Familiy Forestlands member

Jim Merzenich | Tree Farmer of the Year, 2023

Norm Michaels | Tree Farm Inspector of the Year, 2019

Steve Vaught ODF Compliance Monitoring Committee member

OTFS Board Partners

Nate Agalzoff | ODF

Seth Barnes | OFIC

Holly Ober | OSU/FNR Extension

Austin Reimer | ODF

Carrie Spradlin | USFS

Amanda Sullivan-Astor | AOL

Nicole Wood | OSWA

Julie Woodward | OFRI

Rick Zenn | OSWA

Working Groups

Certification | Leads: Steve Cafferata, Norm Michaels

Communication | Lead: Mike Barsotti

Finance | Lead: Steve Cafferata

Governance | Lead: Wylda Cafferata

Landowner Journey | Lead: Lauren Grand

Recognition | Lead: Dick Courter

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