About WHA

 

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TradeTec and WHA
Partnership
 
 

Our Mission:

To be an "Authoritative resource for a sustainable, profitable, and growing Western hardwood industry."
Profile:  
  • 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.
Following are the current active Officers and Board of Directors:

OFFICERS

President: 
Mike Lipke
Trillium Pacific Millwork, Wilsonville, OR

Vice President:
Lee Jimerson
Collins Companies, Portland, OR

Treasurer:
Kurt Landwehr
Hardwood Industries, Tualatin, OR

Immediate Past President:
Darrin Hastings
Emerson Hardwood, Portland, OR

Secretary/Manager:
Dave Sweitzer
Camas, WA


BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Adam Brennan
MJB Wood Group, Beaverton, OR


Nils Dickmann
Bridgewell Resources, Seattle, WA


Jeff Marthaller
Kapstone Kraft Paper & Packaging, Longview, WA


John Smith
Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company


Lindy Stallard
Rose City Wood Products, Broadbent, OR


 

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