Chris Isaacson joined the Alabama Forestry Association in 2006 as the Executive Vice-President responsible for all operations of the Association as well as all AFA-affiliate organizations including the Alabama Forestry Foundation. Early in his career, Chris worked for MacMillan Bloedel, Inc. in a variety of positions including land management, wood procurement, corporate planning and corrugated container plant management. He then joined the faculty of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University and, most recently, Chris was a partner in a wood supply company with harvesting, woodyard, and sawmill operations in Alabama and Georgia.
Chris currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Forest Products Industry Workmen’s Compensation Fund, Alabama Forests Forever Foundation, National Alliance of Forest Owners, Alabama FFA Foundation and the Alabama Forest Resources Center. He has also served as a member of the Woodlands Committee of the American Forest Foundation and the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Advisory Council.
Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife management and a Master of Science degree in forest ecology from Auburn University and has completed an advanced education program at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. He currently holds designations as a Registered Forester and Certified Wildlife Biologist.