Wisconsin Society of American Foresters is seeking nominations for the following awards, submitted to Awards Committee Chair, Melinda Vokoun (firstname.lastname@example.org).
John Macon Award: A WI SAF member whose career has been so outstanding that he/she deserves recognition from his/her peers for outstanding service. Nominations can come from former chapter officers or groups of at least 3 members. Evaluation of nominees will be based on leadership in volunteer work supporting WI-SAF, promotion of forestry, and evidence of outstanding efforts over a sustained period of time. Nominations due by no later than January 31, 2020.
Michael W. King Memorial Field Forester of the Year Award: A WI SAF member who works primarily with private forest landowners in recognition for their outstanding contribution to field forestry. The nominee should be committed to professional forestry and go above and beyond within the field of private forestry. Nominations due by no later than January 31, 2020.
Julie Peltier Award: An award presented to a project, team, or an individual to recognize efforts to further the inclusion of women and/or minorities, or contributions of women and/or minorities, to sustainable forest management in Wisconsin. Nominations due by no later than July 1, 2020.
Innovations in Forestry Award: An award presented to a project, team, or an individual to recognize excellence in silvicultural innovation, transfer of knowledge, and/or outreach for the purpose of furthering sustainable forest management in Wisconsin. Nominations due by no later than July 31, 2020.
Nominations should contain: A nomination letter from the person(s) placing the individual, project, or team, in nomination AND a biographical sketch (not to exceed three pages), including education, experience, and evidence of complying with the spirit of the award.