Committee and Staff

Executive Committee of NWOA

Keith A. Argow
Director, At-Large
374 Maple Ave E,   Suite 310
Vienna, VA 22180
703-255-2700 (office)
703-281-9200 (fax)
703-281-7900 (home)
703-350-9111 (cell)
Dick Courter
Director, Northwest Region
1600 NW Skyline Blvd
Portland, OR 97229
503-516-7606 (cell)
Phil Gramelspacher
Vice Chairmain
Director, Ohio Valley Region
333 W 6th St
Jasper, IN 47546
812-482-4081 (home)
812-309-1209 (cell)
Linda L. Finley
Director, Mid-Atlantic Region
130 Harvard Rd
Port Matilda, PA 16870
814-234-9028 (cell)
Claire McAdams
Director, Southwest Region
5904 Lookout Mountain Dr
Austin, TX 78731
512-348-3155 (cell-Austin)
707-832-3181 (cell-California)
Rick Hamilton
Director, Southeast Region
1016 Branchview Court
Raleigh, NC 27610
919-217-9942 (home)
919-801-1135 (cell)
William G. Hubbard
Director, Gulf South Region
250 River Bottom Rd
Athens, GA 30606
706-340-5070 (cell)
Lyle Laverty
Director, Rocky Mountain/Great Plains Region
PO Box 40779
Denver, CO 80204
720-490-6878 (office)
Craig McKinley
Director, South Central Region
4905 Loper Drive
Stillwater, OK 74074
Alan M. Robertson, PE
Director, New England Region
PO Box 31 (1619 Berry Hill Rd)
Sheffield, VT 05866
James I. Sitts
Director, At-Large
PO Box 1148
Old Fort, NC 28762
828-724-9495 (office)
828-674-0844 (cell)
Director, Midwest Region
John “Jack” Siefert
Director, At-Large
Indianapolis, IN
Joseph “Joe” Thomas
Director, At-Large
Vanceboro, NC

Committee Chairs

Ron Bell
Biomass Chair
75 Leggett Lane
Batesville, AR 72501
870-793-4379 (home)
Rick Hamilton
Special Issue Editor
Jim Sitts
Certification Chair


Connie Blair
Business Manager and Member Coordinator
374 Maple Ave, Suite 310
Vienna, VA 22180
703-255-2700 (office)
Kelley McCarter
Editor, National Woodlands Magazine
McCarter Forestry PLLC
77 Wellington Drive
Knightdale, NC 27545

NWOA Regions

New England Connecticut Forest & Park Association • Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine • Massachusetts Forestry Association • New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association •  Rhode Island Forest Conservators Organization • Vermont Woodlands Association
Mid-Atlantic Delaware Forestry Association • Maryland Forests Association • New Jersey Forestry Association • New York Forest Owners Association • Pennsylvania Forestry Association • Woodland Owners Association of West Virginia
Ohio Valley Indiana Forestry & Woodland Owners Association • Kentucky Woodland Owners Association • Ohio Woodland Owner Councils • Tennessee Woodland Owners Council
Southeast Virginia Woodlands Association • North Carolina Woodlands
South Alabama Treasure Forest Association • Georgia Federation of Forest Owners
Midwest Iowa Woodland Owners Association • Michigan Forest Association • Minnesota Forestry Association • Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association
South Central Ozark Woodland Owners Association (AR) • Louisiana Forest Owners Council • Oklahoma Woodland Owners Association • Texas Forest & Woodland Owners Council
Rocky Mountain Colorado Forestry Association • New Mexico Forest Trust
Northwest Alaska Forest Owners Council • Idaho Forest Owners Association • Montana Forest Owners Association • Oregon Small Woodlands Association • Washington Farm Forestry Association
Southwest Forest Landowners of California • Hawaii Forest Landowners Network • Utah Woodland Owners Council