courses and workshops in over 30 countries. In 1966 he was elected to Xi Sigma Pi. Dr. Brown's professional recognitions include the USDA Forest Service Chief's Certificate of Appreciation (1988) and Utah State University's Professional Achievement Award (1996). Dr. Brown received his Ph.D. in outdoor recreation and social psychology from Utah State University in 1971.
THOMAS R.CROW was Theodore Roosevelt Professor of Ecosystem Management in the School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan while serving on the committee. He has extensive expertise in managing a broad program of integrated research that includes biologic and social sciences at the University of Michigan. Prior to his position with the University of Michigan, Dr. Crow was a research ecologist with the USDA Forest Service and worked on technologies for managing temperate forests. He received his Ph.D. in forest ecology from University of Minnesota in 1970 and his M.F. in forest biology from the University of Michigan in 1965.
JOHN C.GORDON has long-standing experience in forestry education programs. He has expertise in forestry research, with emphasis on photosynthesis and translocation in trees, enzymes in woody plants, and nitrogen fixation. Dr. Gordon is Pinchot professor and former dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University. He served as chair of the NRC Committee on Forestry Research, and as a member of the NRC's Committee on Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture. Dr. Gordon is a member of the AAAS, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi, and the Society of American Foresters. He received his undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees from Iowa State University.
JOHN W.HUMKE has extensive expertise in natural resource policy. He is a vice president of The Nature Conservancy and Director of Agency Relations, operating out of the Conservancy's offices in Boulder, Colorado. He received his B.S. degree in resource management and biology from the University of Wisconsin, Steven Point, and his M.S. degree in resource development and urban planning from Michigan State University. Mr. Humke has served as the Conservancy's Midwest Regional Director and national Director of Stewardship. He currently focuses his efforts on ecoregional conservation planning and biodiversity conservation on public lands. He served as chair of the review committee for the Review of Research Natural Area Establishment Process appointed by the USDA Forest Service, and is the past president of the Natural Areas Association.
REX B.MCCULLOUGH is the vice president of timberlands, Forestry Research, at Weyerhaeuser Co., in Federal Way, WA. He joined the company in 1976 as project leader in quantitative genetics for Western Forestry in Centralia, Washington. Through his career at Weyerhaeuser Co., Dr. McCullough held several positions, including section manager for tree improvement research in Centralia; department manager of tree improvement and forestry research in Hot Springs, AR; department manager of Southern Forestry Research; director of strategic biological sciences and forest resource in Federal Way, WA; and director of timberlands, Forest Resources Research and Development. Prior to joining Weyerhaeuser Co., Dr. McCullough worked for Crown Zellerbach, Texas