Young Forester Leadership Award

The Young Forester Leadership Award recognizes outstanding leadership by a young forestry professional in the development and promotion of an individual program or project, or for a sustained leadership role benefiting the practice of forestry and SAF. The award is presented at the SAF national convention and includes a honorarium of $500, complimentary convention registration, and up to $500 is available to cover travel expenses.


Nominees must be SAF members and under 40 years of age at close of nomination due date


Evaluation will be based on:
Outstanding leadership in the profession
Outstanding leadership in SAF
Sustained leadership roles benefiting the practice of forestry


Your nomination packet must include:
Three letters of endorsement addressing the award criteria.
A biographical sketch 
Recent, digital headshot photograph of a minimum 300 dpi.

2016 Young Forester Leadership Award Recipient

Award YearRecipient
2016Ms. Francesca Cafferata Coe61058