Contact Us

FRA National Office:

Forest Resources Association
1901 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 303
Washington, DC 20006
Ph: (202) 296-3937

[email protected]

FRA’s National Office, headed by President Deb Hawkinson, implements the FRA leadership’s decisions and serves as the Association’s public policy liaison in the nation’s capital.  The National Office also directs FRA’s publications and communication programs, maintains the membership database and provides related member services, as well as providing administrative support and financial accounting for all of the Association’s locations.

FRA National Office Personnel:

Deb Hawkinson,
FRA President

Claire Gedde,
Director of Operations

Jacob Minor,
Project and Communications Manager


The FRA membership map shows primary facilities that directly connect the woods to the mill supply chain. These facilities include consuming mills that manufacture products directly from harvested logs, pulpwood, chips, and biomass. Secondary facilities are those managed by FRA members that utilize the products produced by the primary facilities to manufacture value-added products and are also shown.


Click on the region links below for more information:

Appalachian Region
Jeff Jenkins, Appalachian Region Consultant
Forest Resources Association
1177 Sugar Camp Road
Wheelersburg, OH 45694
Ph: (740) 352-6425

Southcentral Region
Southeastern Region
Clay Altizer, Southwide Region Manager
34 Duffy Street
Clayton, NC 27527
Ph: (662) 312-7934

Lake States Region
Tim O'Hara, Vice-President of Government Affairs, & Manager, Lake States Region
310 Jackson Avenue
Cloquet, MN 55720
Ph: (218) 390-7965

Northeast Region
Eric Kingsley, Northeast Region Consultant
c/o Innovative Natural Resource Solutions LLC
63 Federal Street, Suite 5
Portland, ME  04101
Ph: (207) 233-9910

Western Region
Vickie Swanton, Region Manager
Forest Resources Association
2839 W Kennewick Ave #174
Kennewick, WA 99336
Ph: (509) 396-7117
Fx: (509) 241-1402
Cell: (906) 282-6752