Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions


Washington Executive Committee

The Executive committee meets approximately 8 times per year to discuss SAF happenings at the State level. If any of you have questions, ideas, suggestions, events, or anything else that you want to discuss, please let your Chapter Chair know so that they can bring it forward.

We are also available to answer questions at any time. If you need something, please let us know: we are here to serve you!

Contact information can be found at the members only section of the website.


The diversity of forest land ownership in Washington represents a wide range of management objectives ranging from lands managed primarily for timber production to lands set aside for preservation and everything in between.

Washington State Annual Awards

To be presented annually to a member of the Washington Society of American Foresters selected to be recognized by his/her peers for contributing to both the profession and the public through application of his/her professional skills to the advancement of forestry in Washington and through public service that benefits his/her community or some larger segment of society.

About the Profession

With nearly 750 members in 12 chapters (including four student chapters) throughout the state, the Washington Society of American Foresters is one of the largest state affiliates of the national society. Foresters play a major role in managing Washington's 22 million acres of forest land. These forests provide a variety of benefits for Washingtonians and the nation in the form of wildlife, water, recreation, timber and other forest products.