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Miranda Gowell with TEAM Safe Trucking, Inc., Mike Macedo with International Paper, David Cupp with Walsh Timber Company, and Scott Copeland with Guffin & Eleam, Inc. gave a firsthand account of how others in the forest products industry are taking advantage of the tools provided by TEAM Safe Trucking... 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For the first time in history, there are five distinct generations in the workforce: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials and now Generation Z, all with their own perspectives, styles, and expectations. These differences often create misunderstandings, stereotypes, and conflicts. What if we could leverage the differences between generations? Mike Burnett from Empire CAT shared with us the reasons for the differences and how to find creative solutions. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Midterm 2018 Election Results and ImplicationsThursday, 29 November 2018 08:24 

Midterm 2018 Election Results and Implications

Tim O’Hara, Manager, Lake States Region and Policy Communications, and Pat Rita, FRA Consultant, Orion Advocates, discuss the results of the 2018 Midterm elections for the House and Senate, and what they mean for FRA members. Points of emphasis include a look at changes in leadership on key House committees and what this could mean for FRA priorities. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Federal Political and Policy DevelopmentsTuesday, 02 October 2018 11:47 

Federal Political and Policy Developments

Policy and Regulatory Overview. Tim O’Hara and Pat Rita discuss the 2018 Midterm elections for the House and Senate, a general update on trade and tariff efforts, and FRA’s lobbying efforts on the following issues: Guestworker Reform, Transportation, the Farm Bill, and the Endangered Species Act.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Log Trucking WorkforceFriday, 13 July 2018 08:41 

Log Trucking Workforce

FRA is interested in sharing practices and programs taking place across the country to address trucking workforce concerns.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infrastructure Policy UpdateMonday, 26 February 2018 12:15 

Infrastructure Policy Update

Recently, the administration and congressional leadership announced a rollout of their priorities on infrastructure as the next big item on the agenda. This webinar covers an overview of priorities in the upcoming infrastructure plan broken down by key staff from... 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What is Going On with Log Trucking Insurance?Thursday, 16 November 2017 12:59 

What is Going On with Log Trucking Insurance?

Webinar focusing on log trucking insurance problems and what TEAM Safe Trucking is currently working on. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2017 FRA Fly-InMonday, 06 November 2017 14:50 

2017 FRA Fly-In

Overview of FRA’s 2017 Fly-In featuring Ray Berthiaume of Wagner Forest Management, Ltd., Louisa Daniels of Green Bay Packaging, Inc., Marc Davison of International Paper, Hannah Jefferies of Forest2Market, Bill Johnson of Johnson Timber/Flambeau River Papers, Donna Kopecky of LP, Dale Lemmons of Interstate Wood Products Inc., Barry Parrish of Georgia Biomass LLC, and Dan Toivonen of LP. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sleep ApneaThursday, 14 September 2017 10:17 

Sleep Apnea

Webinar focusing on the impact of sleep deprivation, the definition of sleep, sleep apnea, and sleeping topics. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veterans in Forestry WorkTuesday, 12 September 2017 08:57 

Veterans in Forestry Work

Military veterans employed in forestry describe logging, log trucking, and related work opportunities and point out why transitioning veterans should consider in-woods ers, Policy and You
Webinar focusing on the changing political dynamics in Washington hosted by FRA’s Deb
Hawkinson and Ryan Rhodes, and Pat Rita of Orion Advocates. 
Webinar focusing on FRA’s Wood Fiber Supply Chain Relationship Workshops. These Workshops try to open a dialogue between mills and suppliers. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Washington Update: Power Players, Policy and YouThursday, 23 February 2017 10:06 

Washington Update: Power Players, Policy and You

Webinar focusing on the changing political dynamics in Washington hosted by FRA’s Deb Hawkinson and Ryan Rhodes, and Pat Rita of Orion Advocates.