The Michigan Association of Timbermen

2017 Annual Convention Highlights

43rd Annual Convention at Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls, Michigan April 27th-28th, 2017

2016 Award Winners


Logger of the Year UP: M.V.A. Enterprises, Inc. is owned by Mark and Tina Anderson of Felch, MI, which is in Northern Dickinson County in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.





Logger of the Year LP: Low’s Forest Products has used hard work to keep their company successful for over 44 years. Leon’s commitment to family can be clearly seen when you enter his job. The hard work and dedication of a man that started in 1973 will continue to grow and be successful for generations to come for Low’s Forest Products.




Friend of the Timbermen: Bill O’Neill is the chief of the Forest Resources Division. He also serves as state forester for Michigan.





Excellence in Manufacturing: Starting out as a sawmill and wood pallet manufacturer, has evolved into a full-service packaging supplier. DT Fowler is a 3rd generation family-owned company.




Excellence in Trucking: Nathan and his wife Robin established the company in 2006. Originally, Nathan wanted to work for his dad, but Howard insisted on selling them a truck to start their own business.




Distinguished Service: I was elected to the board of directors for M.A.T in 2010. After calling the office to complain, so don’t complain unless you’re ready to do something to help.





Legislator of the Year: Cole is vice chair of the House Agriculture Committee. He also serves on the committees on Energy Policy, Judiciary, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation, and Transportation and Infrastructure.



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The Michigan Association of Timbermen are looking forward to another eventful and educational Annual Meeting. Please join us at Boyne Mountain Lodge on April 26th and 27th, 2018!

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