Professional Affliliations

Affiliations, Service, or Memberships

President, 
 Forest Products Society 
1985 - Present: Member, Forest Products Society

    -Meeting Organization-


        2014:  Technical Conference Chair, Forest Products Society Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec (August 2014)
        2013:  Moderator - Biomass, Part 1: Grind, chop and press - the changing world of tree utilization.  Forest Products Society Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas
        2012:  Moderator - CORRIM group. Forest Products Society Annual Meeting, Washington DC
        2011:  Chair/Moderator - CORRIM group. Forest Products Society Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon
        2008:  Chair/Moderator- CORRIM group. Forest Products Society Annual Meeting, Boise, Idaho
        2006 - 2007:  Organized a triple joint session on Woody Biomass Utilization Challenges and Opportunities     
        2003 - 2007:  Chair of the Wood and Environmental Issues Technical Interest Group for the Forest Products Society
        2005:  Moderator, TIG Energy and the Environment, Forest Products Society Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

        2004:  Moderator, TIG Energy and the Environment. Forest Products Society Annual Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI
        2003:  Moderator, TIG Energy and the Environment Forest Products Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA


    
-Society Activities-

        2013 - 2014:  Vice President, Forest Products Society         
        2001 - 2003:  Vice Chair, TIG Energy and the Environment. Forest Products Society.
        1992 - 1993:  Trustee, Mid-South section. Forest Products Society
        1989 - 1990:  Chair, Forest Products Research Society Student Chapter, Oregon State University

2012 - Present: Member, American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA). The Institute for Environmental Research & Education (IERE) 

2010 - Present: Member, Life Cycle working Group. Green Product Design Network, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 

2009 - Present: Member, Society of Wood Science and Technology

2002: Moderator, National Association of Home Builders, Green Building Conference, Seattle, WA 

2001 - 2006: Member, International Society of Industrial Ecology

1995 - 2000: Member, Sigma Delta Epsilon - Graduate Women in Science

1993 - 1996: President, Women in Natural Resources, Organization of Minnesota University of Minnesota

1993 - 1995: Member, Toastmasters International DialoggersClub, St. Paul, Minnesota

1993 - 1995: Member, Society of American Foresters

Spring 1993: Women’s Wellness Project Subcommittee, University of Minnesota

Spring 1993: Managing a Scientific Career Conference. Planning committee and panel participant, University of Minnesota

Spring 1993: Women in Science and Engineering planning committee. University of Minnesota

1989 - 1996: Member, American Wood Preservers’ Association

    -Committees-

        1991-1993:  Inorganic Preservative Systems Technical Committee
        1992-1993:  Treatment Committee

        1992-1993:  Surface Application Committee

        1991-1994:  Methods for Chemical Analysis of Preservatives Technical Committee
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