Curriculum Vitae

Alabama Registered Forester License Number 961  (1980)
Alabama Professional Logging Manager Number 2001-040
Mississippi License 2866

1973  Graduated Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Management

1973-1976  W. J. Sorrell Estate, Troy, Alabama
Timber procurement and land management forester (forest appraisal and purchase)

1976-1980    Georgia-Pacific Corp., Belk, Alabama
Timber procurement forester. (forest appraisal and purchase)

1980-1982    Gambrell and Associates, Fayette, Alabama
Partner (forest appraisal and land management activities)

1982-1991  Southland Forest Resources, Ltd., Fayette, Alabama
General partner (forest appraisal and purchase)

1991-to present    West Forestlands, Fayette, Ala.
Owner (forest appraisal and purchase, land purchase, contract logging)

2000-to present      Office of Men’s Ministries, Alabama State Baptist Convention, Montgomery, Alabama Instructor (Chainsaw Operation and Safety Certification for disaster relief volunteers)

April 2007-present    Qualified and completed training under British Columbia Fallers Training Standard as a QST (qualified supervisor trainer).  This training is administered by
ENFORM, Alberta, Canada.  (USFS S-212 course has similar content)

June 2009-present      Certified USFS Class C Faller (highest skill level recognized)

References available upon request.