Pacific Northwest Forest Service Association (PNWFSA)

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PNWFSA had its origins in 1945 when the 30-Year Club was started in Portland.  

We're now a 501(c)(3) organization of nearly 880 strong with members spread all over the country.

We stay in contact with colleagues & friends made during our Forest Service career.

Through grants, we help improve resources on National Forests
and provide educational opportunities about those resources.

When disaster hits, we help Forest Service employees
or retirees & families recover financially.

We stay up to date on National Forest management and issues
as well as Pacific Northwest Research accomplishments.

We gather for lunch the last Friday of each month at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Portland, OR, 
and each year at a banquet in May and a picnic in August. See Events for more information.

If you have some connection with the Pacific Northwest
(or would like to have)
join us. 
Membership is complementary for new applicants.

A bunch of regional foresters at the Summer, 2017 picnic
Kent, Linda, Bob, John, Jim, Zane

Grant Proposals for 2019 are Due December 31st

Submit to  grants@oldsmokeys. org 
or mail to 
Pacific Northwest Forest Service Assoc
PO Box 5583
Portland, OR 97228 

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Meet the new Pacific Northwest Region's Regional Forester

Glenn Casamassas

Glen Casamassas
A Forest Service veteran for more than 30 years, Glenn recently served as Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest system in the Washington Office. He brought with him tremendous land management and conservation leadership experiences from a ranger district to the Washington Office. He, among other achievements, has played a leading role in the ongoing national regulatory reform efforts.

Glenn launched his public service career as a forestry technician, working as a firefighter on the Tonto National Forest, Arizona. He subsequently served in several temporary positions before landing his first permanent job on the Tongass National Forest, Thorne Bay, Alaska. He later served as a forester on the Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah. He also worked as the regional environmental coordinator, Intermountain Region; district ranger on Moab and Monticello Ranger Districts, Manti-La Sal National forest, Utah; legislative affairs specialist, Washington Office; and as forest supervisor, Arapaho and Roosevelt national Forests and Pawnee National Grassland, Colorado.

Glenn earned a bachelor's degree in forest ecology at Utah State University, Logan, Utah; he later completed advanced studies in logging system engineering at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

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