Board of Directors

Forest Resources Alumni Group Board of Directors

July 2019

Elected at-large members 

William R. Donley ('78 FORSC)   2019  1st
(Retired president and CEO, Tangent Rail Corporation)
1235 Trevanion Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1018

Stephen C. Grado ('79 FORSC, '84g & '92g FOR R)  2019  1st
Vice President
(George L. Switzer Professor of Forestry, Mississippi State Univ.)
P.O. Box 9681, Dept. of Forestry
Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS 39762

Derald J. Hay ('03 FORSC; '07g FOR R)   2019  2nd
(Senior Attorney, Goodwin Procter LLP)
Exchange Place
Boston, MA 02109-2881

David B. Lezzer ('00 FORSC)   2019  2nd
(Veneer Log Buyer, International Veneer Company)
1800 Bell Road
Wooster, OH  44691

Robert T. Caccese ('12 WFS)   2020  1st
Alternate CAAS Representative
(Assistant Counsel, PA Fish and Boat Commission)

Terry P. Harrison  ('77 FORSC)   2020  1st
(Professor of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Penn State)
459 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802

Gene F. Odato ('75 FORSC)   2020  1st
(Retired District Forester, Tuscarora State Forest, PA DCNR)
154 Polecat Road
Landisburg, PA 17040

Thomas A. Young ('76 FORSC)   2020  1st
(Retired Forester, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co.)
Boalsburg, PA

Brian D. Lee (’05g FORR)   2021   1st
(Landscape Architecture Director of Undergraduate Studies,
University of Kentucky)
S305 Agricultural Science Building
Lexington KY 40546-0091

Samantha J. Pedder ('11 WFS)   2021  2nd
(Director, Business Development Council to Advance
Hunting and the Shooting Sports)
393 Whigham Road
Greensburg, PA 15601

Charles H. Strauss ('58 FOR)    2021   1st
(Professor and Director Emeritus, School of Forest Resources)
1637 Princeton Drive
State College, PA 16803

Jason M. Wenrich ('00 FORSC)   2021   1st
(Director of Business Development/Chief Forester, FORECON, Inc.)
P.O. Box 128
Bellefonte, PA 16823

Immediate Past President, Forest Resources Alumni Group
David J. Gustafson  (’00 FORSC)
(Chief, Forestry Division, Bureau of Habitat Management,
Pennsylvania Game Commission)
459 Bower Ridge Road
Loysville, PA  17047  

Department Head (interim), Ecosystem Science and Management
David Eissenstat   
121 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-7093 office

Assistant Director for Outreach, Ecosystem Science and Management ex officio

President, College of Ag Sciences Alumni Society (CAAS) ex officio
Danadee Miller-Boyle ('84 AG SC)
(County Executive Director, USDA Northampton County Farm Service Agency)
Bethlehem Service Center
3910 Adler Place, Suite 110
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Faculty Member, Ecosystem Science and Management
C. Paola Ferreri
(Associate Professor of Fisheries Management)
408 Forest Resources Building
University Park, 16802

Undergraduate Student, Ecosystem Science and Management
Sean P. Freidhof
(Junior, Forest Ecosystem Management, FMGT option)
20 Fetter Drive
Hughesville, PA 17737

Graduate Student, Ecosystem Science and Management
Mara Lee Cashay Cloutier
(Ph.D. Candidate, Soil Science)
215 Ag Sciences and Industries Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802

Executive Director, Forest Resources Alumni Group
Ellen A. Rom (’86g FOR R)
(Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs and Alumni Relations)
114 Forest Resources Building University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-0362 office 

Informational copy of correspondence also to be sent to Alan Shaffraneck, Director of Alumni Relations, 229 Ag Administration Building, University Park, PA 16802; .

*year term ends