November 17, 2004: Headlines: COS - Liberia: Forestry: Bogalusa Daily News: Liberia RPCV Charles A. "Buck" Vandersteen is Executive Director of the Louisiana Forestry Association, a private non-profit trade association promoting forestry in Louisiana.

Peace Corps Online: Directory: Liberia: Peace Corps Liberia : The Peace Corps in Liberia: November 17, 2004: Headlines: COS - Liberia: Forestry: Bogalusa Daily News: Liberia RPCV Charles A. "Buck" Vandersteen is Executive Director of the Louisiana Forestry Association, a private non-profit trade association promoting forestry in Louisiana.

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Liberia RPCV Charles A. "Buck" Vandersteen is Executive Director of the Louisiana Forestry Association, a private non-profit trade association promoting forestry in Louisiana.

Liberia RPCV Charles A. Buck Vandersteen is Executive Director of the Louisiana Forestry Association, a private non-profit trade association promoting forestry in Louisiana.

Liberia RPCV Charles A. "Buck" Vandersteen is Executive Director of the Louisiana Forestry Association, a private non-profit trade association promoting forestry in Louisiana.

Parish forestry group to meet here Tuesday

BOGALUSA The Washington Parish Forestry and Landowners Association will meet to hear and ask questions about the future of the parish's biggest industry growing trees Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Organizers said "everyone with a forest interest" is encouraged to attend the event at Ole South Seafood and Buffet, Highway 21 South of Bogalusa.
The cost of the dinner will be $12 per person.

The speaker will be Charles A. "Buck" Vandersteen, Executive Director of the Louisiana Forestry Association, a private non-profit trade association promoting forestry in Louisiana. His duties also include the management of the Louisiana Forestry Foundation and the Forestry Political Action Council, ForPAC.

Vandersteen is a professional forester. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in forestry from the University of Massachusetts and a Masters in Business Administration from Louisiana Tech University. He is a graduate of the Institute of Organizational Management in Association Management from Oklahoma University.

Vandersteen has served in the forest products industry in various capacities growing, harvesting, and utilizing forest resources. He has served with the Peace Corps in Liberia, West Africa as an advisor to that government in forestry related matters.

In his current activities with the Louisiana Forestry Association, Vandersteen is involved in membership development, governmental affairs, education programs, and public awareness. He serves as secretary/treasurer of the Southern Forest Heritage Museum. On the national scene he serves as Regional Director, and Treasurer of the Alliance for American and is on the Board of Trustees for the Forest Products Industry National Labor Management Committee. He has served on the National Operating Committee of The American Tree Farm Program.





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