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Hardwoods Development Council Members

The Pennsylvania Hardwoods Development Council was created by an act of the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1988 to promote the Commonwealth's forest products industry.  The 25 member Council represents the Governor's cabinet, the Pennsylvania General Assembly, industry, regional hardwood groups, academia, and other agencies.

Honorable Russell C. Redding, Chairman

Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Mr. Marcus Annicelli

The James Wood Company

Mr. Keith Atherholt

Lewis Lumber Products

Mr. Ed Cesa (Ex-Officio)

USDA Forest Service

Mr. Mark Critz

Pennsylvania Rural Development Council

Mr. Doug Cummings

Cummings Veneer Products

Honorable Dennis M. Davin

Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Resources

Mr. Daniel Devlin

State Forester

Honorable Cindy Adams Dunn

Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation of Natural Resources

Mr. Lucas Dellinger

Domtar Paper, Inc.

Mr. Anthony Hahn

Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation

Ms. Sarah Hall-Bagdonas

Northern Tier Hardwood Association

Mr. Elam M. Herr

PA State Association of Township Supervisors

Honorable Scott Hutchinson

Senate of Pennsylvania (R)

Mr. Marc Lewis

Pennsylvania Forestry Association

Dr. Michael Messina

The Pennsylvania State University

Mr. Gerald Naugle

Brodart Company

Mr. Jeffrey Nichols

Deer Park Lumber

Honorable Eddie Day Pashinski

Pennsylvania House of Representatives (D)

Honorable Kathy Rapp

Pennsylvania House of Representatives (R)

Honorable Leslie Richards

Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Education

Mr. Brian Rider

Pennsylvania Forest Products Association 

Honorable Pedro A. Rivera

Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Education

Ms. Susan Swanson

Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group

Mr. David Yeany

Yeany Maple LLC


State Forester


Senate of Pennsylvania (D)