The purpose of the Georgia Foresters Hall of Fame, a function of the Georgia Division, Southeastern Society of American Foresters, to honor foresters who have made outstanding and significant contributions to the forestry profession.
Any member, or past member, living or deceased, of the Georgia Division, Southeastern Society of American Foresters who, in the opinion of the nominators, has made outstanding contributions to the profession can be nominated. The nominee must be, or have been, a resident of the State of Georgia.
A dated, formal nomination stating the nominee's current address and telephone number must be presented to the Chair, Georgia Foresters Hall of Fame Committee by June 1 of each year to allow distribution to the Hall of Fame Committee members for their consideration before the annual committee meeting customarily held during the last week in June. The nomination must be signed by the principal nominator and include address and telephone number. An additional minimum of four supporting signatures must follow that of the principal nominator. All signers must be currently active members of the Georgia Division, Southeastern Society of American Foresters.
A detailed professional biography and other statements, not exceeding 300 words, emphasizing the nominee's professional contributions must accompany the nomination.
Please Note: Election to the Georgia Foresters Hall of Fame requires recognition of outstanding contributions to the broad field of forestry. These contributions should be documented in a concise, straightforward manner in those areas of activity pertinent to the nominee's professional accomplishments. Listed below are several criteria or activities which may be helpful in compiling this information. The list is obviously not inclusive, and it is intended only as a guideline for your use.
Recipients by Name