Terry Baker

Chief Executive Officer

Society of American Foresters (SAF)

Terry Baker, a long time SAF member and former US Forest Service leader, joined the Society of American Foresters as CEO last year. Baker’s previous position was as deputy forest supervisor of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland in Colorado. He also served as a district ranger on the Willamette National Forest in Oregon and held positions on several other national forests in the western and southeastern US; his first position with the agency was as a forestry technician at the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida. Baker earned a bachelor’s degree in forest resources and conservation at the University of Florida in 2004 and a master of forestry degree at Yale University in 2007. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural sciences from Florida A&M University.

Terry will be speaking in ACT III Forestry 2040: Action Required.