About us

Back Row: Dan Thackaberry, Jonathan Christie, Larry Mauter, Henry Wolthuis, Brad Withrow-Robinsom, Sherm Sallee Front Row: Mary Brendle, Lee Peterman, Bonnie Marshall, Jim Merzinch, Bill Bowling Missing From Photo: Joe Holmberg, Shirley Holmberg, Katie Kohl

Board of Directors

Tim Otis

Tim Otis

President

Mike Barsotti

Mike Barsotti

Vice-President

Jonathan Christie

Jonathan Christie

Secretary

Shirley Holmberg

Shirley Holmberg

Treasurer

Jim Cota

Director

Jim Merzenich

Jim Merzenich

Director

Bonnie Marshall

Bonnie Marshall

Director

Liasions

Brad Withrow-Robinson

Brad Withrow-Robinson

OSU Extension, Benton County. See Brad Withrow-Robinson’s OSU Extension bio page.

Man placeholder image

Paul Eves

Linn County Sheriff’s Office forest deputy
541-967-3950

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…

Details
Lee Peterman

Activities committee

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

Details
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…

Details
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.

Details
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…

Details

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…

Details
Katie Kohl

Scholarship committee

Details
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…

Details