Douglas McLaren Named KFIA Communicator of the Year

From the KFIA newsroom:

Doug McLaren, retired from University of Kentucky Department of Forestry in Lexington, KY was recently honored as the 2016 Kentucky Forest Industries Association Communicator of the Year at the Kentucky Forest Industries Association (KFIA) 52nd Annual Meeting in Lexington.

McLaren has reached all segments of the forest products supply chain through his leadership and communication efforts as vice president of the Kentucky Woodland Owners Association.

KFIA Executive Director Bob Bauer (r) presents Doug McLaren (l) with the Kentucky Forest Industries Communicator of the Year award. Photo courtesy KFIA

McLaren has been influential to his profession, community and region aggressively communicating the issues that affect the wood industry all the while promoting professionalism by encouraging others to get involved in outreach efforts