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WWPA Annual Meeting

Save the Date!

2019 WWPA Annual Meeting

& NAWLA Leadership Summit 

March 10-12, 2019

Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa | Tucson, AZ

Decision-makers from across the forest products industry will build knowledge on relevant management topics and key trends in education sessions and connect with peers through multiple networking events. 

The Annual Meeting & Leadership Summit is open to all decision makers within the forest products industry, including those from retailers, buying groups, and all other segments across the supply chain.


Thank you for attending the 2018 WWPA Annual Meeting

& NAWLA Leadership Summit

Save the Date for the 2019 Annual Meeting & Leadership Summit

March 10-12, 2019 | Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa | Tucson, AZ


2018 Master Lumbermen

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman

2018-Group-600

Top Row from Left: Ron McCutcheon, Ray Stegman, Dean Harding, Sam Garcia Jr., Jeff Quimby
Bottom Row from Left: Russ Tuvey (WWPA Director of Quality Assurance), Nathan Rasor, John Arlich, Randy Allen, Dave Reader, Ray Barbee (WWPA President), Charlie Phillips (WWPA 
Quality Assurance Field Manager)

Randy Allen, Idaho Forest Group, LLC

John Alan Arlich, Mendocino Forest Products

Sam Garcia Jr., Hampton Lumber Mills

Dean Alan Harding, Idaho Forest Group, LLC

Ronald D. McCutcheon, Mendocino Forest Products

Jeff Quimby, Bennett Lumber Company, Inc.

Nathan A. Rasor, Idaho Forest Group, LLC

David P. Reader, Hampton Lumber Mills

Ray Stegman, Hampton Lumber Mills


2018 Chairman's Awards

Lowest 5-year incidence rate awards (2013-2017): 

More than 340,000 employee hours annually:

Hampton Lumber Mills – Tillamook, OR

220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually:

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW, LLC. – Coos Bay, OR

Less than 220,000 employee hours annually:

Boise Cascade Company – Pilot Rock, OR


District Safety Awards

2017 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:

District 1:

Interfor U.S. Inc. - Longview, WA

District 2:

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW, LLC. - Coos Bay, OR

District 3:

Boise Cascade Company - LaGrande, OR

District 4:

Collins - Chester, MT

District 5:

Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID



Service Awards

Bennett Lumber Products, Inc., Princeton, ID - 45 Years

Vaagen Brothers Lumber - 35 Years

Idaho Forest Group, LLC

LacLede, ID - 30 Years

Stimson Lumber Company

Priest River, ID - 25 Years

Idaho Forest Group, LLC 

Chilco, ID - 15 Years

Idaho Forest Group, LLC 

Moyie Springs, ID 15 Years

Sierra Pacific Industries

Aberdeen, WA - 15 Years

Stimson Lumber Company

Tillamook, OR - 15 Years

Stimson Lumber Company

St. Maries, ID - 10 Years