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Board of Directors

Head shot of Mike Barsotti

Mike Barsotti

President

Jim Merzenich

Jim Merzenich

Vice-President

Shirley Holmberg

Shirley Holmberg

Treasurer

Christy Tye

Christy Tye

Secretary

Jim Cota

Jim Cota

Director

Bonnie Marshall

Bonnie Marshall

Director

Tim Otis

Tim Otis

Past President

Lena Tucker

Lena Tucker

Director

Lauren Parks

Lauren Parks

Director

Liasions

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Colin Pyle

Mountain and Marine Patrol Sergeant for the Linn County Sheriff’s Office

Voicemail for Sgt. Pyle at LCSO Dispatch: 541-967-3911
Email: cpyle@linnsheriff.org

LCSWA Committees

Fay Sallee

4-H Education committee

This committee is responsible for: Keeping the board and membership informed of educational opportunities for 4-H youth to learn about forestry Providing activities for youth to learn about forestry at…

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Lee Peterman

Activities committee

The Activities committee is responsible for organizing various activities sponsored by LCSWA.

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Jim Merzenich

Membership committee

Since most of our new members join us by “word-of-mouth” or by attending one of our events, this committee is active all through the year. We usually have one or…

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Joe Holmberg

Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year committee

The Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Committee is responsible for identifying each year’s nominee, completing the application process, and facilitating the field tour of the applicant’s tree farm.

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Larry Mauter

Publicity committee

This committee is responsible to advise the board and membership to provide information about past and upcoming activities for publication in the Quarterly Bark. Due dates for information to the…

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Robert Mealey Endowment committee

Robert Mealey Endowment Committee was established to identify the possibilities for educational opportunities to foster the ideals of forest management and education that Bob promoted all during his life. Our…

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Katie Kohl

Scholarship committee

The LCSWA offers $2,000 per year renewable scholarships to Linn County students working toward degrees in forestry and natural resources. There are presently two students receiving scholarships. Money for the…

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Bonnie Marshall

Seedling Sale committee

The seedling sale committee works together to coordinate and put on the seedling sale held every year in February at the Linn County Fair and Expo Center. Members meet several…

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