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Outstanding Alumnus Award Recipients

Recipients

2015 - 16

Rich Wininger, Retired Vice President of Western Timberlands Weyerhaeuser, representing the Forest Engineering Resources & Management Department, received a B.S. in Forest Engineering in 1979.

Dr. Alejandro Valezquez, Professor, Department of Forest Science, Colegio de Postgraduados, representing the Forest Ecosystems and Society Department, received a Ph.D. in Forest Science in 1990.

Milan Vatovec, Senior Principal, Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger, Inc., representing the Wood Science & Engineering Department, received a PhD in Wood Science/Civil Engineering in 1995.

2013 - 14

Paul Harlan, Vice President, Collins Timberland, representing the Forest Engineering Resources & Management Department, received a B.S. in Forest Engineering in 1984.

Hank Margolis, Professor, Department of Wood and Forest Sciences, Laval University, Quebec, representing the Forest Ecosystems and Society Department, recieved a Ph.D. in Physiological Ecology in 1985.

Travis Snapp, Managing Director, Benchmak International, representing the Wood Science & Engineering Department, received a B.S. Wood Science and Technology in 2009.

2012-13

David Coates representing the Forest Ecosystems and Society Department, received a M.S. in Forest Science in 1988.

Mary Erickson representing the Forest Engineering Resources & Management Department, received a B.S. in Forest Management in 1982.

Larry Ilcewicz, Chief Scientist, FAA, representing the Wood Science & Engineering Department, received a M.S. in Wood Science in 1979.

2011-12

Dennis Dykstra, representing the Forest Engineering Resources & Management Department, received a B.S. degree in Forest Engineering in 1966 from OSU's College of Forestry, before going on to earn an MBA degree from the University of Oregon in 1971, and a PhD in Philosopy from OSU's College of Engineering in 1976.

John Murphy, Jr., representing the Wood Science & Engineering Department, received a B.S. degree in Wood Science & Technology from OSU's College of Forestry in 2003.

Andrea Thorpe, representing the Forest Ecosystems & Society Department, received a B.S. degree in Natural Resources from OSU's College of Forestry in 1998.

2010-11

Steve Kelley, Professor and Head of the Department of Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.  Representing the Wood Science & Engineering Department, Dr. Kelley graduated from OSU in 1979, with a B.S. degree in Forest Products.

Paige Fischer, Research Social Scientist, Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center, Pacific Northwest Research Station, U. S. Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Corvallis, OR.  Representing the Forest Ecosystems and Society Department, Dr. Fischer received M.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from OSU's College of Forestry.

Lee Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Miller Timber Services, Philomath, OR.  Representing the Forest Engineering, Resources and Management Department, Lee Miller received a B.S. degree in Forest Engineering in 1980.

2009-10

Barry Goldfarb, Professor and Head, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

John Mann, Retired Vice President, Western Canada of the Forest Engineering Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada

Erik Wilson, Superintendent for Georgia Pacific’s Wauna Paper Mill, Clatskanie, OR

2007-08

John Bell
Randy Clark
Barry Goodell
George Ice
Norman E. Johnson
Abigail Kimbell
David Neale

Past Recipients:

Ward S. Armstrong, 1960, BS, FM
Dan Binkley, 1982, PhD, FS
Allan Czinger, 1999, WSE, International Studies
Jerry F. Franklin, 1959, BS, FM; 1961 MS, FM and Statistics
Jim James, 1970, FE
Greg Johnson, 1979, 1981, BS, FE
Katy Kavanagh, 1993, PhD
Russ McKinley, 1974, MS, FR
Bob Mealey, 1936, BS, FM
Jamie Pinkham,1981, FM
John Poppino, 1958, FM
Steve Running, 1973, MS, FM
Bodie Shaw, 1996, MS, FR
Barte Starker, 1972 BS, FM
Bond Starker, 1969 BS, FM
L.L. "Stub" Stewart, 1932, FE
Ron Stuntzer, 1964 BS, FE
Bert Udell, 1940 BS, Log Engineering
Tony Van Vliet, 1952, BS, FP; 1958, MS, WS
Greg Zartman, 1994, BS, FE
Steven Zylkowski, 1984, MS, FP

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