Monday, May 16
|10:00AM - 5:30PM||Registration||Palmetto Landing|
|11:30AM - 2:30PM||Executive Committee Meeting With Working Lunch (By Invitation Only)||Savannah|
|12:30PM - 1:30PM||Welcome Lunch||Courtyard|
|3:00 - 3:45PM||
FRA 2022 Annual Meeting Kick-Off
"USDA Forest Service Vision for National Forests—Immediate and Long-Term"
Randy Moore - Chief of the U.S. Forest Service
|3:45 - 5:00PM||
National Public Policy / Advocacy Committee Session
"Off to the Races: A Preview of Election Day 2022”
Jim Ellis, Senior Political Analyst, BIPAC
|5:30 - 6:00PM||Emerging Leader Reception||Palmetto Lawn|
FRA Welcome Reception & South Carolina Low Country Boil
'Welcome to Hilton Head'
Cam Crawford, President and CEO,
Forestry Association of South Carolina
Tuesday, May 17
|7:00AM - 5:30PM||Registration||Palmetto Landing|
|7:00 - 8:15AM||Breakfast||Sabal|
|8:15 - 9:15AM||Annual Member Meeting||Palmetto Ballroom|
|9:30 - 10:15AM||
Keynote Speaker Session:
"The Importance of Resilience - Building Strength In Business"
David B. Sewell - President and CEO, WestRock
|10:15 - 10:30AM||Morning Break|
|10:30AM - 12:30PM||National Operations Committee Meeting||May1&2|
|10:30 - 11:30AM||
"Trucking Challenges & Solutions"
Ellen Voie - President and CEO, Women in Trucking
Carl Hamilton - General Manager, New South Express
Jeremy Morris - General Manager, Ag Services, JB Hunt
|11:30-12:30PM||Committee Business Meeting||May 1&2|
|11:30- 12:30PM||Emerging Leader Session||Savannah|
|12:30 - 1:30PM||Lunch||Courtyard|
|1:30 - 2:15PM||
Keynote Speaker Session:
"The Real Economy: US Economic Outlook, Inflation, and Geopolitical Conflict "
Joe Brusuelas- Chief Economist, RSM US LLC
An award-winning economist with more than 20 years of experience analyzing U.S. monetary policy, labor markets, fiscal policy, international finance, economic indicators and the condition of the U.S. consumer.
|2:30 - 4:30PM||National Supplier/Consumer Relations Committee Meeting||May1&2|
|2:30 - 3:30PM||
"Supporting the North American Forest Industry: Taking Risks, Advancing Ideas, & Enhancing the Supply Chain"
Pete Madden - President and CEO, U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities
|3:30 - 4:30PM||Committee Business Meeting||May1&2|
|5:30 - 6:30PM||Reception||Shore House|
|6:30PM||National Awards Dinner and THATS Live Auction||Shore House|
Wednesday, May 18
|7:30 - 9:00 AM||Breakfast||Sabal|
|8:00 - 9:00AM||THATS Foundation Committee Meeting||Savannah|
|9:00 - 9:45AM||
"A Strategy for Visionary Leaders: Employing DEI to Optimize Company Performance"
|9:45 - 11:45AM||Board of Directors Meeting||Palmetto Ballroom|
NB – Meetings are open to all unless otherwise stated
All times are listed in Eastern