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The Minnesota Forest Resources Partnership is a nonprofit corporation whose board of directors is comprised of Minnesota's most prominent forest landowners and land managers. Current members and officers of the board will serve through December 2018.

Board of Directors


Chair, Craig Halla, Molpus Woodlands Group
Vice Chair, James McFarland, US Forest Service
Treasurer, Matt Radzak, Minnesota Power
Secretary, Dennis Thompson, Minnesota Forestry Association


Greg Beck, Pine County Land Department
Greg Bernu, Carlton County Land Department
Kory Cease, Itasca County Land Department
Bruce Cox, Clearwater County Land and Forestry Department
Connie Cummins, USDA Forest Service
Nate Eide, Lake County Forestry/Land Department
Craig Engwall, Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
Craig Halla, Molpus Woodlands Group
Nathan Heibel, Koochiching County Land & Forestry Department
Ray Higgins, Minnesota Timber Producers Association
Mike Houser, PotlatchDeltic
Rick Courtemanche, Aitkin County Land Department
Lisa Kerr, Cook County Land Department
Mike Kilgore, University of Minnesota
Quintin Legler, UPM – Blandin
Chip Lohmeier, Hubbard County Natural Resources Management Department
Dan McLaughlin, Becker County Natural Resources Management Department
Richard Moore, Beltrami County Natural Resources Management Department
Dave Roerick, Private Landowner
Ryan Simonson, Crow Wing County Land Department
Mark Weber, St. Louis County Land & Minerals Department
Minnesota Association of County Land Commissioners


Kathleen Preece, Executive Director
Minnesota Forest Resources Partnership
P.O. Box 3155 Bemidji, MN 56619
(218) 759-7730