FRA Appalachian Region

region appFRA’s Appalachian Region, managed by Rick Meyer, serves FRA members throughout the stretch of mountainous area bordered by western Maryland, Illinois, Tennessee, and western North Carolina. It focuses on improving timber harvesting safety, efficiency, and environmental performance. Trucking efficiency and wood fiber availability are current issues of concern. The Region hosts a Forest Products Security Group and conducts a two-day Annual Meeting in the fall.

Contact the FRA Appalachian Region

Rick Meyer, Region Manager
Forest Resources Association
2129 Electric Road, SW
Suite 205
Roanoke, VA 24018
ph: 540-989-4171
fx: 540-774-9415

Spotlight Features

FRA OL JL 74 J & L Trucking: FRA's 2018 Appalachian Region Outstanding Logger
Blevins 74 Candee Blevins Recognized for Technical Writing
Tudor 74 Kevin Tudor Recognized by FRA for Technical Writing
TeamSafeTrucking TEAM Safe Trucking’s Second Education Module Nearly Ready
Schwemlein FRA AR Tech Writer Award Doug Schwemlein Recognized for Technical Writing
Gragg and Bush Shawn Gragg and Kyle Bush Recognized by FRA for Technical Writing
Terry Logging Chris Terry: FRA's 2017 Appalachian Region Outstanding Logger