Haywood Community College

NEWS RELEASE

Contacts: Debra M. Davis, Diana S. Conard



185 Freedlander Drive



Clyde, NC 28721



828-627-4521 Fax: 828-627-4513

Date: 1-3-06

For immediate release.

HCC'S JOHN PALMER NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE NC DIVISION OF THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN FORESTERS

John Palmer, Haywood Community College Campus Arboretum Director and Forestry Instructor, was recently selected as chair-elect of the North Carolina Division of the Society of American Foresters (SAF) where he will serve a two-year term.

The SAF is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. Since 1900, the SAF has been dedicated to improving the health and productivity of America's forests. SAF provides information and networking opportunities to prepare its nearly 18,000 members for the challenges and changes that face natural resource professionals.

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