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ECOFORESTERS INC

Forestry. Conservation. Education.

aka EcoForesters   |   Asheville, NC   |  www.ecoforesters.org

Mission

EcoForesters is a non-profit professional forestry organization dedicated to conserving and restoring our Appalachian forests through education and stewardship

Ruling year info

2015

Co-Executive Director

Mr. Andy Tait

Co Principal Officer

Lang Hornthal

Main address

PO Box 16007

Asheville, NC 28816 USA

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Formerly known as

Forest Stewards USA

EIN

47-3365113

NTEE code info

Forest Conservation (C36)

Land Resources Conservation (C34)

Management & Technical Assistance (C02)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Forest Stewardship Services

Forestry consultation, management, conservation, and restoration

Population(s) Served
Adults

High quality mapping, environmental modeling, spatial and temporal analyses

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of forest management plans written

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Mapping and Analysis

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Acres impacted

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Forest Stewardship Services

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To inform the development of new programs/projects, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.)

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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ECOFORESTERS INC

Board of directors
as of 09/29/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Linda Tatsapaugh

EcoForesters

Term: 2022 -

Alex J. Finkral

The Forestland Group, LLC

Hayley G. Mann

Gottfried & Mann Doctors of Dentistry

Josh Kelly

Mountain True

Rebekah Robinson

Conserving Carolina

Jay Lanier

Interface, Inc

Linda Tatsapaugh

Talisman Programs

Pat Snyder

National Land Realty

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/28/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data