About The Foresty Association

The Forestry Association of South Carolina supports the landowners, professionals, and companies that make up SC’s $21 billion forest industry by promoting sustainable forestry, use of wood products, and working forests. The Association advocates for a business friendly climate for our landowners and forest industry while promoting conservation and sustainability of South Carolina's forests.


Vision

Sustainable forests that provide social, economic, and environmental benefits.


Mission

To maintain and secure adoption of local, state, and federal policies that encourage management, utilization, and conservation of forest resources while maintaining or strengthening the pro-business climate for the wood and paper products industry.

Meet Our Staff

Cam Crawford

Cam Crawford

President and CEO
ccrawford@scforestry.org
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Lobbyist/Legislative Program
  • Policy questions
  • FASC spokesman
  • Board of Directors
  • SC Forestry Foundation
  • Executive Editor, Carolina Forestry Journal and SC Forestry Magazine
Guy Sabin

Guy Sabin

Vice President
gsabin@scforestry.org
  • TOP [Timber Operations Professional] Program
  • State Administrator for SC Tree Farm Program
  • Right To Practice Forestry
  • Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Frances Taylor

Frances Taylor

Communications Director
scfa@scforestry.org
  • Editor, Carolina Forestry Journal & Magazine
  • Design/layout of publications and communications material
  • Advertising
  • Annual Meeting Sponsors
  • Annual Meeting Exhibits
  • FASC’s representative for: SC Tree Farm Program: newsletters and other communications materials
  • FASC Board meeting minutes
  • Preparation of FASC's award nominations -- national and regional
Emily Oakman

Emily Oakman

Director of Landowner Outreach, Forestry Education and Programs
eoakman@scforestry.org
  • Landowner Outreach
  • Program Development
  • County Forestry Associations
  • Teachers' Tour
  • Young Professionals
  • Project Learning Tree
  • Wood Magic Forest Fair
  • Log A Load for Kids

Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Jake Scott

Jake Scott

Chairman
Collum's Lumber Products
Allendale

Charles Segars

Charles A. Segars, Jr.

Past Chairman
Johnson Co., Inc.
Sumter

Taylor Gibbs

Taylor Gibbs

Chairman-Elect
Beal Lumber Co.
Little Mountain

Steve McMillan

Steve McMillan

Treasurer
Southeastern Forestry
Columbia

Cam Crawford

Cam Crawford

President & CEO
Forestry Association of SC
Columbia

DIRECTORS

Steve Hudson

Steve Hudson

Region III, 2024
United Wood Treating/Retired
Union

Davis McGowen

Davis McGowen

Region I, 2024
Canfor Southern Pine
Conway

Niki Stenner

Niki Stenner

At-Large, 2024
White Oak Forest Mgt.
Georgetown

Jason Watson

Jason Watson

Region II, 2024
ArborGen
Ridgeville

Tanner Workman

Tanner Workman

At-Large, 2024
West Fraser
Joanna

Justin Demiter

Justin Demiter

Region I, 2025
International Paper
Georgetown

Jamey Hollis

Jamey Hollis

Region III, 2025
New Indy
Catawba

Bill McCrary

Bill McCrary

At-Large, 2025
Tree Farmer
Chapin

Joey Austin

Joey Austin

At-Large, 2025
Austin Logging
Gaston

Ryan Wenzel

Ryan Wenzel

Region II, 2025
Sabine & Waters
Summerville

Bo Carson

Bo Carson

Region II, 2023
Swiss Krono SC, LLC
Lexington

Bill Gaskins

Bill Gaskins

Region I, 2026
American Forest Mgt.
Sumter

Ricky McCutchen

Ricky McCutchen

At-Large, 2026
Charles Ingram Lumber
Effingham

Jessica Rutland</

Jessica Rutland

At-Large, 2026
Diversified Applications
Ward

Jon Welch

Jon Welch

Region III, 2026
Weyerhaeuser
Newberry

Forestry Association History

Charter Board of Directors
Pictured above: SCFA's first Board of Directors.

On Nov. 30, 1967, a handful of senior forest industry managers and consulting foresters gathered at the Tremont Hotel, Columbia, SC to discuss ways to strengthen the forest industry’s relationship with private landowners and improve the level of forest practices in the state.

SCFA's Early History (read the article)

FASC History
SCFA’s new Executive Vice President Bob Scott, left, joins Vice President Henry Savage, center, and Charles Flory in examining one of the Association’s first agendas.

FASC History
SCFA's first committee chairmen, 1970 (left to right): Norman Spell (Westvaco), Public Relations; Cam Neiderhof (Westvaco), Legislative; Julian Buxton (Williams Furniture), Membership; and Mac Lupold (Holly Hill Lumber), Annual Meeting.



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4901 Broad River Road   |   Columbia, SC 29212
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