This distinguished recognition is considered by many SAF members as the highest honor that our professional organization may bestow upon our members. Nominees must demonstrate both of the following:

1) A strong continuing commitment to SAF, through direct SAF volunteer activities
2) Exemplary action, sustained leadership, and advancement of the forestry profession in at least one of the following areas: 
     a. application of forestry
     b. education
     c. public policy
     d. research 
     e. technology transfer

The nomination procedure is far more detailed than what is utilized for the above OSAF awards. Go to the National SAF website for full details and instructions

Electronic copies of Fellow nomination instructions, the Fellow nomination consent form, and the Fellow nominee biographical sketch that must accompany a nomination may be obtained directly from the OSAF Council Members, Fellows and Awards Chair.

According to Ouachita SAF protocol, all nominations of members for the honor of Fellow must be submitted to the OSAF Council Members, Fellows and Awards Committee for initial screening and further submission by our OSAF committee to the District Fellows Committee.

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