2021 Western Region Virtual Fall Meeting

DETAILED PROGRAM - 2021 FRA Western Region Virtual Fall Meeting

October 5-6, 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
8.45 AM – 9.00 AM
Welcome: Dale Lemmons (Signature Transport) – WR Steering Committee Chair

9.00 AM – 9.30 AM
Bill Higgins (IFG) – Log Procurement – PNW and Southern US Differences

9.30 AM – 10.00 AM
Rob/Tyler Freres (Freres Lumber) – Oregon Fires, Aftermath

10.00 AM – 10.30 AM BREAK

10.30 AM – 11.00 AM
Bryan Graham (Associated Insurance Services, LLC) – Insurance Industry Perspective on Increasing Insurance Costs

11.00 AM – Noon
Maximizing Trucking Efforts Panel

o Jeremy Light (Weyerhaeuser)
o John Holte (Roseburg)
o Justin McCullough (SUTCO)

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
8.30 AM – 9.15 AM
Brooks Mendell (FORISK) – What Happened to Markets During the Pandemic?

9.15 AM – 9.45 AM
Richard Schwab (TEAM Safe Trucking) – In It for the Long Haul

9.45 AM – 10.15 AM
Tim O’Hara (Forest Resources Association) – FRA National and Lobbying Update

10.15 AM – 10.45 AM BREAK

10.45 AM – 11.15 AM
Scott Dane (American Loggers Council) – New Leadership, Continued Passion

11.15 AM – Noon
Arnie Didier (Forest Business Network) – Mass Timber Market Update

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