Member Agencies

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SGSF is established by and is open to the state foresters of its member states. Member states are in good standing with the National Association of State Foresters and serve as the Board of Directors of the Southern Group of State Foresters.

Rick Oates, Alabama State Forester

Alabama Forestry Commission

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Rick Oates, State Forester

P.O. Box 302550
Montgomery, AL 36130-2550
Phone: 334-240-9304

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Arkansas Department of Agriculture

Arkansas Forestry Division

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Kyle Cunningham, State Forester

3821 West Roosevelt Road
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
Phone: 501-296-1941

Rick Dolan - Florida State Forester

Florida Department of Agriculture & CS

Florida Forest Service

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Rick Dolan, State Forester

3125 Conner Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1650
Phone: 850-488-4274

Tim Lowrimore - Georgia State Forester

Georgia Forestry Commission

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Tim Lowrimore, State Forester

5645 Riggins Mill Road
Dry Branch, Georgia 31020
Phone: 478-751-3480

Brandon Howard - Kentucky State Forester

Kentucky Division of Forestry

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Brandon Howard, State Forester

300 Sower Blvd
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: 502-564-4496

Wade Dubea - Louisiana State Forester

Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry

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Wade Dubea, State Forester

P.O. Box 1628
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821
Phone: 225-925-4500

Russell Bozeman- Mississippi State Forester

Mississippi Forestry Commission

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Russell Bozeman, State Forester

3139 Highway 468 West
Pearl, MS 39208
Phone: 601-359-1386

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North Carolina Forest Service

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Greg Hicks, Assistant Commissioner

1616 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1616
Phone: 919-857-4801

Mark Goeller, Oklahoma State Forester

Oklahoma Forestry Services

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Mark Goeller, State Forester

P.O. Box 528804
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73152-8804
Phone: 405-522-6158

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Puerto Rico Department of Natural & Environmental Resources

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Darien Lopez, State Forester

P.O. Box 366147
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936
Phone: 787-724-3647

Scott Phillips - South Carolina State Forester

South Carolina Forestry Commission

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Scott Phillips, State Forester

5500 Broad River Road
Columbia, South Carolina 29212
Phone: 803-896-8800

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Tennessee Division of Forestry

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Heather Slayton, State Forester

P.O. Box 40627
Melrose Station
Nashville, Tennessee 37204
Phone: 615-837-5411

Al Davis - Texas A&M Forest Service Director

Texas A&M Forest Service

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Al Davis, Director

200 Technology Way, Suite 1281
College Station, Texas 77845
Phone: 979-458-6600

Rob Farrell, Virginia State Forester

Virginia Department of Forestry

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Rob Farrell, State Forester

900 Natural Resources Drive, Suite 800
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Phone: 434-977-6555

U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture

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Dr. Louis Petersen, Commissioner

Estate Lower Love
Kings Hill, St. Croix USVI 00850
Phone: 340-778-0997/8 (St. Croix)
Phone: 340-774-5182 (St. Thomas)