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AWC appoints new Chairman Allyn Ford

 Wednesday, December 13, 2017

awcThe American Wood Council (AWC) recently announced the election of Roseburg Forest Products CEO Allyn Ford as the AWC chairman for a one-year term, effective in January 2018.


Danny White, a director of T.R. Miller Mill Company, was elected the first vice-chairman, and Neil Sherman, executive vice president of siding at LP Corporation, was elected as second vice-chairman. Current AWC board chairman, Stimson Lumber CEO Andrew Miller, will serve as the immediate past chairman.


Sean McLaren, vice president of U.S. lumber operations for West Fraser, was confirmed as a new member to the AWC board.


“Andrew was at the helm during a time of significant opportunity for the wood products industry,” said AWC President & CEO Robert Glowinski. “With his leadership as chairman this past year we completed important work to prepare for the 2021 code cycle and address challenges we face in the marketplace. I look forward to working with Allyn as we move into the new building code cycle in January, as well as on efforts across all our other programs and activities.” Robert concluded.


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