Our Mission

To encourage and educate forest landowners in the management of thier land to the highest standards of good stewardship, the reward of which will be healthier forests, cleaner water, better habitats for wildlife, and increased recerational opportunities.

And, to promote the growing of renewable forest resources while protecting environmental benefits and to increase the understanding of all benefits of productive forestry while raising the level of knowledge about natural resource issues related to forest management.

Board of Directors

Jesse Johnson


Forester, Southern Land Exchange

Lee Rhodes

Sponsor Chairman

Landowner, Rhodes Timber

Orenthal (Rent) Sanders


AFMO (Area Fire Management Officer)

Georgia Forestry Commission

Jeff Kastle


Forester, Georgia Forestry Commission

Chris Thompson

Forester, Georgia Forestry Commission

Chuck Williams

past GFC Director, past State Legislator


Dr. Kendrick Lewis, MD

Madison Family Medicine (retired)


James Johnson


Forester, Red Clay Forestry, LLC