Staff Directory

NCASI’s staff has expertise in many disciplines that cover the full range of technical issues related to environmental and sustainability topics, including analytical chemistry, chemical engineering, paper science, computer modeling and simulation, statistics, toxicology, forest biology, forest ecology, wildlife biology and aquatic biology. Through research investigations, surveys, and other information gathering activities, NCASI helps ensure that the ongoing dialogue concerning environmental policies affecting the forest products industry, and environmental decision-making at many different levels, are grounded in technical information of the highest possible quality.

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Our Leadership

Dirk J. Krouskop President
Tammerah D. Garren Vice President - Business Affairs
Darren A. Miller, Ph.D. Vice President - Forestry Programs
Vipin Varma, Ph.D. Vice President - Manufacturing Programs
Kirsten Vice Vice President – Sustainability & Canadian Operations

Science Staff

Bill Arthurs Senior Research Associate
Brad Barnhart, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist
Alejandra Borquez Senior Research Associate
Leland (Lee) Carlson Project Leader
Laurie Clark Research Scientist, Wildlife Biologist
Ashley Coble, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist
John Cook, Ph.D. Principal Research Scientist, Large Ungulate Ecology
Rachel Cook, Ph.D. Project Leader, Large Ungulate Ecology
Adam Costanza Program Manager, Sustainability Metrics
Rob Crawford Principal Research Scientist
Laureen Echiverri Canadian Forestry Analyst
Zachery Emerson, Ph.D. Program Manager
Brandon Farmer Data Engineer
Camille Flinders Senior Program Manager
Joan Ikoma Senior Research Associate, Aquatic Biology
Giffe Johnson, Ph.D. Program Manager, Chemical Management and Health Effects
Tanvir Khan, Ph.D. Senior Research Engineer , Air Quality Program
Waruna Kiridena, Ph.D. Senior Program Manager, Analytical Services
Ryan Kuemmerlin Research Lab Associate and Analytical Support Lead
Ilich Lama, Ph.D. Principal Research Scientist, Environmental Data Science
Angela Larsen-Gray, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist, Eastern Wildlife
Boris Lau, Ph.D. Senior Research Engineer
Ric Law Project Leader
Cher Lindelien Research Associate
Craig Loehle, Ph.D. Principal Scientist
Barry Malmberg, Ph.D. Principal Research Scientist
Amanda Johansen Mattingly Senior Research Engineer
Karen Mentz Senior Research Associate
Megan Morgan Senior Research Scientist
Katie Moriarty, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist, Western Forest Wildlife Ecologist
Holly Munro, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist, Forest Biometrician
Jim Palumbo Program Manager, Water Quality
Stephen Prisley, Ph.D. Principal Research Scientist
Renee Ragsdale Senior Research Scientist
William (Bill) Rice Senior Research Associate / IT Services Coordinator
Derek Sain Program Manager, Wood Products
Erik Schilling, Ph.D. Director of Forestry Research, Southeastern U.S.
Cecilia Silva Sanchez, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist
Kevin A. Solarik, Ph.D. Director of Forestry Research, Canada & Northeastern/Northcentral U.S.
Arun Someshwar, Ph.D. NCASI Fellow
Jake Verschuyl, Ph.D. Director of Forestry Research, Western U.S. & B.C.

Business Affairs Staff

Pam Bruns Communications Information Specialist
Y. Leah Green Payroll Specialist
Susan McCord Director, NCASI Foundation
Sam Metcalf Communications Specialist
Stacy Shelp Communications Program Manager
Tracy Stubbs Administrative Assistant
Carol Williams Executive Secretary