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 level. The SAF Fellow is recognized as an ambassador for the advancement of forestry.  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


Nominations will be reviewed upon

  • Significant number of years of sustained commitment to SAF volunteer activities, performed at two (2) or more of the following SAF organizational levels: local (chapter); state; regional (multi-state or voting district); or national.  
  • Exemplary action and sustained leadership over many years in advancing the forestry profession at two or more of the following organizational levels: local; regional; national; or international. Exceptions may be made for unusually notable contributions to SAF or to the forestry profession over a shorter time frame.
Fellows Nomination Packet - 2017
(Microsoft Word Document)

2016 Fellows

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