Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association
Providing Information & Communications for Small Woodland Owners
The Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association (CCFFA), founded in 1957, is a tax-exempt 501(c)6 organization of woodland owners and Christmas tree growers who have organized to promote sound forest management and promote the interests of small woodland owners more effectively. We currently have over 250 members.
Activities include educating small woodland owners, the general public, and policymakers, promoting legislation, and cooperating with the forest industry and state and federal agencies.
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The Board of Directors
The Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association (CCFFA) is seeking members to join the CCFFA Board of Directors. Active CCFFA members of all backgrounds and skill levels are encouraged to step forward and shape the future of the CCFFA! Board members attend meetings every other month and serve on committees that interest them.
|Vice President||Ryan Poteet||503-632-6912||2021-2023|
|Past President||Gary Bush||503-632-3567||2021-2023|
|Board Member||Scott Hanson||503-313-3729||2021-2024|
|Board Member||Dahle Gubele||503-771-5378||2022-2025|
|Board Member||Kevin Kaster||503-829-4167||2020-2023|
|Board Member||Les Rickett||503-756-2933||2020-2023|
|Board Member||Bonny Glendenning||503-829-4229||2020-2023|
|Board Member||Andrew Dobmeier||503-488-9416||2021-2024|
|Board Member||Charles Vannice||503-651-2545||2022-2025|
|Board Member||Kent Hempel||503-442-6094||2022-2025|
|Board Member||Jen Gorski||503-250-4046||2021-2024|
|OSU Extension Forester||Glenn Ahrens||503-655-8631|
Legislative Rob Guttridge
Membership Ryan Poteet
Newsletter Rob Guttridge
Nomination Kevin Kaster
Program All board members
Scholarship Dick Caldwell
Seedlings Stan Beyer
Slash Burning Scott Hanson
Woodland Farmer of the Year Glenn Ahrens
Website David Bugni & Rob Guttridge
CCFFA Past Newsletters – Forest-Tree Leader
CCFFA Scholarship Information
CCFFA College Scholarship
The Clackamas County Farm Forestry Association’s (CCFFA) Board of Directors has established two college scholarships, valued at up to $1,000.00, each. These are usually awarded every year, funding permitting. Scholarships are not specific to the student’s county of residence, the field of study, or institution of higher education.
Any high school or current college student, through their senior year of college, may apply if they meet the following criteria:
- Must be recommended by a current member of the CCFFA
- Full-time college enrollment is required
- Submit via US Postal Service a completed application form, including all supporting documentation (download a PDF version of the application below)
- Submit two letters of recommendation
- Submit a 500-word essay explaining his or her distinguishing qualities, educational and life goals, and experiences with their family’s forest activities or those of their employer.
Proof of full-time enrollment is required to release funds.
The deadline for applications is May 1st of the calendar year in which the scholarship will be offered. Winners will be notified and introduced at a future CCFFA meeting prior to August of the application year.
Scholarship Application is available here. If, for any reason, scholarships are not available this year, this form will not be available for download:
Profiles of recent scholarship recipients are available below: