Tera King, 2016 HSD Chair

The House of Society Delegates (HSD) is the organizational body within SAF comprised of a delegate and alternate delegate from each state society, the chair of the National Student Executive Committee, and the chair and chair-elect of HSD. 

Goals of HSD

  • A means to work in partnership with the Board of Directors and national office staff on professional affairs, and to forward forest policy issues for national office consideration
  • A channel of communication between state societies, National Student Assembly (NSA), SAF Board of Directors, and national office staff
  • A forum for exchange and discussion of ideas and information to improve SAF and the forestry profession

Accomplishments of HSD

  • Review and recommend priorities for the policies and programs of SAF, including new or proposed programs, and discuss the long-range goals of the Society
  • Recommend proposals for making SAF more effective in carrying out its responsibilities to its members, the profession, and society
  • Facilitate the exchange of information among local units