FRA Appalachian Region

Appalachian Region 500

FRA’s Appalachian Region, managed by Rick Meyer, serves FRA members throughout the stretch of mountainous area bordered by Pennsylvania, Missouri, Tennessee, and western North Carolina. It focuses on improving timber harvesting and transportation safety, efficiency, and environmental performance. Trucking safety and logging and trucking labor challenges are current issues of concern. The Region 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
[email protected]

Spotlight Features - Appalachian

At its October 11 meeting, the Forest Resources Association’s Appalachian Region honored Candee Blevins with its First Place Technical Writing Award for 2018. This annual award recognizes the best Technical Releases published and posted on FRA’s website.
At its October 11 meeting, the Forest Resources Association’s Appalachian Region honored Kevin Tudor with its Second Place Technical Writing Award for 2018. This annual award recognizes the best Technical Releases published and posted on FRA’s website.
The Forest Resources Association and STIHL Incorporated honored Chris Terry, owner of Terry Logging, Inc. in Morehead, Kentucky, as the Appalachian Region 2017 Outstanding Logger at FRA’s Appalachian Region (AR) Awards Dinner in Chillicothe, Ohio on September 20.
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