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A bit about us

  • Founded in 1955 to assist Western US Hardwoods to a position of prominence in the manufacturing of fine furniture, cabinets and pallets.  Membership consists of Sawmills, Manufacturers, Re-manufacturers, Pallet Producers, Wholesalers, Landowners, Timber Owners and Service Organizations (Freight Companies, Truckers, Consultants, etc.).
  • Representing All Western Hardwoods
  • Helping its members through Education Programs, Networking, Political Support, Newsletters and other industry specific programs.

Our Board of Directors

Following are the current active Officers and Board of Directors:



Aaron Blumenkron
Goby Walnut, Portland, OR

Vice President:

Tetiana Larson
HUB International LLC, Portland, OR


Louie Guyette
Northwest Hardwoods, Centralia, WA

Immediate Past President:
Jamie Price
Emerson Hardwood, Portland, OR

Dave Sweitzer
Camas, WA


Scott Clark
Hardwood Industries, Sherwood, OR

Nils Dickmann
Seattle, WA

Adam Duplisea
Nyle Dry Kilns, Brewer, ME

Marlin Langworthy
Cascade Hardwood, Chehalis, WA

Scott Leavengood
Oregon Wood Innovation Center, Corvallis, OR

Mike Lipke
Trillium Pacific Millwork, Wilsonville, OR

Brad Michael
JoeScan, Vancouver, WA

Ryan Peterson
Northern Hardwoods, Atlantic Mine, MI

Dennis Sanders
Patrick Lumber, Philomath, OR

Steve Zambo
Ally Global Logistics LLC, Weymouth, MA

meet the board and get to know us!