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NAWLA Education COMMITTEE


2017 Committee Roster

Leo Colantuono
Education Committee Chair
Biewer Lumber
Gavy Gosal
Education Committee Vice-Chair
Sawarne Lumber Co. Ltd.
Michael Goodman
Education Committee Member
Sherwood Lumber
David Jones
Academic Liaison
OSU - Wood Innovation Center
Chris Knowles
Academic Liaison
OSU - Wood Innovation Center
Eric Hansen
Academic Liaison
OSU - Wood Innovation Center
Nick Fitzgerald
Education Committee Member
Building Products Inc.
Michael Gruenke
Education Committee Member
BNSF Railway
Kevin Little
Education Committee Member
Sherwood Lumber
Ron Liebelt
Education Committee Member
Exterior Wood Inc.
David Cox
Education Committee Member
Richmond International Co.
Chelsea Brown
Education Committee Member
Patrick Lumber
Jerrett Long
Education Committee Member
Jay Moore
Education Committee Member
Timber Products
Carl McKenzie
Education Committee Member
US Lumber
Matthew Wise
Education Committee Member
Snavely Forest Products
Khendry Veras
Education Committee Member
Mid-State Lumber Corporation
Connie Baker
Education Committee Member
RoyOMartin
Ahren Spilker
Education Committee Member
Idaho Forest Group
Kellie Radzik
Education Committee Member
Snavely Forest Products
David Helmers
Education Committee Member
Weyerhaeuser
Nathaniel Bruce
Education Committee Member
Sherwood Lumber

2017 Committee Goals

  • Year Round:
    • Continue populating the learning library, including 2 more Jeopardy games.
  • Wood Basics:
    • Analysis of continuing relationship with Mississippi State University as a partner for Spring program
    • Successful execution of Wood Basics at new school, VA Tech.
    • Investigate relationships with additional schools in United States and Canada.
  • Wood Masters
    • Determine and execute content on 2017 program to ensure sell out. 
  • Executive Management Institute
    • Continual adjustment of program based on attendee feedback.
    • Sell out program for first time.