Fellow Award

The Fellow Award is a prestigious award that recognizes an SAF member for long-standing service to forestry at the local, state, and national levels. The SAF Fellow is recognized as an ambassador for the advancement of forestry. Nominations are accepted from any SAF member in good standing. Awardees are recognized during their local state society meetings and during the SAF National Convention.


Individuals must be Professional Members in good standing.

Nominations cannot:

  • Include acts performed under contract to SAF, directly or indirectly, as volunteer activities.
  • Be a self-nomination.



Your nomination packet must include:

  • The nomination/consent form;
  • Three completed endorsement forms outlining the nominee's accomplishments;
  • Completed biographical and professional information form; and
  • Recent digital photo with a minimum of 300 dpi.


Nomination/consent form
(Microsoft Word Document)
Endorsement form
(Microsoft Word Document)