Ohio Tree Farm - Bringing more woodlands under management and keeping them there.

Ohio Tree Farm Committee

 Co-Sponsors

Ohio Forestry Association
507 Main St Ste 200
Zanesville, OH 43701
(888) 388-7337



Ohio Department of
Natural Resources
Division of Forestry

2045 Morse Road – Bldg. H-1
Columbus, OH 43229
(614) 265-6694 

Tree Farm Committee Members

Tom Mills
Chair, OWJ Ad. Mgr

Cassie Ridenour
Vice Chair
Tree Farmer

Alan Walter
Secretary
Tree Farmer

James Pry
Treasurer
Tree Farmer

Dave Apsley
Representative
OSU Exension

Adam Beichler
Area 2 Chair
Wilderness Center

Mike Besonen
By-Laws Chair
Industry: Glatfelter

Dan Castellucci
Education Chair
Consulting Forester

Lee Crocker
Wild Turkey Federation

Marcus Hoholick
Tree Farmer

Abby Kindler
Silent Auction Comm.
Consulting Forester

Alex Kindler
Silent Auction Comm.
Consulting Forester

Tony Machamer
Industry
Superior Hardwoods of Ohio

Skip Malaska
Web Chair
Tree Farmer

Noah Mechling
Area 2 Chair
Industry: Yoder Lumber

Paul Meching
Tree Farmer

Jake Peer
Area 1 Chair
SWCD

Joe Puperi
Immediate Past Chair
Adv. Tree Health

Cotton Randall
Awards Chair
Division of Forestry

Elizabeth Reeb
Tree Farmer

Stephen Rist
Division of Forestry

Richard Rudy
Publicity Co-Chair
Tree Farmer

James Savage
Mentor Chair
Tree Farmer

Jeremy Scherf
Inspector Training Chair
ODNR Forestry

Gener Sipos
Tree Farmer

Jason VanHouten
Area 4 Chair
Division of Forestry

Ex-Officio Members

Dan Balser
Ass’t Chief, DOF
ODNR Forestry

Bob Boyles
Chief, DOF
ODNR Forestry

Jim Elze
Inspector of the Year

Adam Komer
Nominating Forester
Tree Farm of the Year

John Lusk
Tree Farm of the Year

Elizabeth Lusk
Tree Farm of the Year

Brad Perkins
Executive Director
OFA

Sue Wintering
PLT Coordinator
ODNR

Honorary Members
John Schmidt
Tree Farmer
Former National TF Winner

Greg Smith
Editor-Ohio Woodland Journal
ODNR

Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry The Ohio Forestry Association