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Professional and Academic Service

Professional Appointments

  • Chair, UVM Forestry Program (2010-present)
  • Co-Chair, UVM Graduate Program in Forest and Wildlife Science (2007-present)
  • Director, UVM Carbon Dynamics Laboratory (2007-present)
  • Board of Directors, Science for the Carpathians (2010-present)
  • Co-Chair, Vermont Climate Collaborative, Agriculture, Forestry, and Waste Working Group (2009-present)
  • Deputy Chair, International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Old-growth Forest Working Group (2010-present)
  • Fulbright Specialist, U.S. Fulbright Scholarship Program (2008-present)
  • Advisory Committee Member, Vermont Monitoring Cooperative (2007-present)
  • Science and Stewardship Advisory Board, The Nature Conservancy, Vermont Chapter (2008-present)
  • Joint University of Vermont/Agency of Natural Resources Panel on Emerging Carbon Markets (2007-present)
  • Vermont State Legislature, Biomass Energy Working Group (2009-present)
  • Vermont Roundtable on Parcelization and Forest Fragmentation (Invited participant, steering committee member, 2006-present)
  • Forest Stewards Guild, Vermont Silviculture and Carbon Working Groups (2006-present)
  • Intervale Conservation Nursery, Advisory Board (Invited member, 2006-present)
  • Green Mountain National Forest, Climate Change Advisory Group (2006-present)
  • IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations), Landscape Ecology Working Group (2007-present)
  • IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, Mountain Protected Area Network (2009-present)
  • IUCN (World Conservation Union), Commission on Ecosystem Management (2009-present)
  • Science Advisory Committee, Remote sensing of the forest transition and its ecosystem impacts in mountain environments, Belgian Research Programme for Earth Observation (STERO II) (2009-present)



  • University Faculty Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs (2009-2012)
  • University Faculty Senate Committee on Finances and Physical Planning (2006-2009)
  • Rubenstein School Graduate Standards Committee (2004-2005)
  • Rubenstein School Honors and Studies Committee (2001-2004; Chair, 2003-2004)

Search Committee Appointments:

  • Sustainable Forestry Education Coordinator (2005)
  • Atmospheric Scientist (2006)
  • Climate Scientist (2011)

Ad Hoc:

  • Governance Committee, UVM Institute for Environmental Diplomacy (2010-present)
  • Climate Change Research Working Group (2006-present)
  • Conservation Seminar Series, Spring 2007, organizing committee (2006-present)
  • Green Forestry Initiative Advisory Committee (2005-present)
  • Committee on creation of a joint forestry/wildlife biology major (2004-2005)
  • School Lands Committee (2001-present)
  • Rubenstein School Diversity Workshop (January 2005)
  • Core Curriculum Committee (2001-present)

Journal Peer Review

  • Canadian Journal of Forest Research
  • Conservation Ecology
  • Ecological Applications
  • Ecological Monographs
  • Environmental Management
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Forest Science
  • Northwest Science

Grant Program Peer Review

  • National Science Foundation
  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative
  • USDA Forest Service, McIntire-Stennis Forest Research Program

Additional Peer Review

  • Belgian Earth Observatory Program
  • Elsevier Sciences
  • Forest Guild, Forest Carbon Report
  • MIT Press
  • National Wildlife Federation, Fire Management Report
  • Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Silvicultural Inventory System
  • Springer Verlag
  • United Kingdom Ministry of Environment, Bioenergy Study
  • USDA Forest Service Draft Environmental Impact Statement for National Forest System Land Management
  • USDI National Park Service, Inventory and Monitoring Program, Northeast Temperate Network

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