Veteran Virginia logger selected by his peers to receive recognition.
On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Virginia Logger Frank Myers with M.M. Wright Inc. was recognized by the American Loggers Council as the 2015 recipient of the National Logger Activist of the Year Award during ceremonies held at the ALC’s 21st Annual Meeting in Eureka, California.
Frank has been serving the logging industry for 34 years and is a member of the Virginia Board of Forestry and the Virginia Loggers Association Board of Directors.
Ron Jenkins, Director for the Virginia Loggers Association submitted Mr. Myers as a candidate for the award based on his tireless efforts to improve the logging industry as a whole in the State of Virginia and at the federal level. Frank’s nomination was received along with an endorsement from both the Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore and Virginia State Forester Bettina Ring.
The 2014 recipient of the award, Mike Albrecht, introduced Frank to the audience and ALC President Myles Anderson made the presentation.
About American Loggers Council
The American Loggers Council is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization representing timber harvesting professionals in 32 states. For more information contact the American Loggers Council office at 409-625-0206 or visit their website at www.amloggers.com.