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North American Forest Foundation Receives Grant from the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund

Collierville, Tennessee, November 30, 2023 – Funding to support Truth About Trees App development for Jr. High Aged Students The North American Forest Foundation has received a $6,000 grant from the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund to support its Truth About Trees App project. NAFF Executive Director, Allison DeFord, said the funds would be used to develop … Continue reading “North American Forest Foundation Receives Grant from the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund”

North American Forest Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

Collierville, Tennessee, March 20, 2023 – The North American Forest Foundation (NAFF) is excited to introduce new board member, Chelsea Zuccato of Patrick Lumber Chelsea Zuccato has been in the lumber industry for over 15 years, during which time she graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Business Marketing (2017). She currently serves … Continue reading “North American Forest Foundation Welcomes New Board Member”

North American Forest Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members

Collierville, Tennessee, August 22, 2022 – The North American Forest Foundation (NAFF) is excited to introduce two new board members—Jimmy Thornberry of Powell Valley Millwork and Butch Bernhardt of Western Wood Preservers Institute   North American Forest Foundation Introduces Butch Bernhardt as newest Board Member. Collierville, Tennessee, September 22, 2021 – The North American Forest Foundation … Continue reading “North American Forest Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members”

North American Forest Foundation Introduces Deonn Deford as New President

Collierville, Tennessee, September 22, 2021 – The North American Forest Foundation (NAFF) is excited to introduce Deonn DeFord as its President. DeFord took the reigns from Past President, Stephanie Van Dystadt of DV Hardwoods at NAFF’s fall meeting

North American Forest Foundation Welcomes A New Executive Director

Collierville, Tennessee, February 3, 2020 – The North American Forest Foundation (NAFF) welcomes Allison DeFord as new Executive Director.

North American Forest Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members

Memphis, Tennessee, August 16, 2019 – The North American Forest Foundation (NAFF) is thrilled to introduce three new board members. Jesper Bach, Andy Johnson, and Cindy Squires are joining the team in one of the organization’s most evolutionary years since it was founded in 1989

North American Forest Foundation Introduces Stephanie Van Dystadt as New President

Memphis, Tennessee, August 12, 2019 – The North American Forest Foundation (NAFF) is excited to introduce Stephanie Van Dystadt as its President. Van Dystadt took the reigns from Past President, Jeff Durst of Hull Forest Products at NAFF’s summer meeting

HFF Branches Out with New Name and Advanced Mission: Introducing North American Forest Foundation

Memphis, Tennessee, February 27, 2019 – Today, the Hardwood Forest Foundation (HFF) is thrilled to begin its next chapter in the organization’s evolution with an updated mission, new name, and modern look. The association’s new name, North American Forest Foundation (NAFF)

North American Forest Foundation Receives $12K Gift from Los Angeles Hardwood Lumberman’s Club

Memphis, Tennessee, February 27, 2019– This month, the North American Forest Foundation (NAFF) was thrilled to receive a generous donation of $12,000 from the Los Angeles Hardwood Lumberman’s Club (LAHLC). The big check was presented to NAFF at the February meeting of the LAHLC