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Hon. Joe Young

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Low Country Forest Products Inc.

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Low Country Forest Products Inc.

Background Information

Employment History

Chairman

The Forestry Association

Affiliations

Executive Committee Member
Forest Resources Association Inc

Executive Committee Member
FRA

Board Member
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc

Board Member
Mayor's Environmental Council

Board Member
Motor Carrier

Board Member
District 1

Web References (56 Total References)


Joe Young Honored for Activism ...

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Joe Young Honored for Activism from FRA 6bd52a10-d248-490a-ba33-f907060626f2 The Forest Resources Association conferred its 2016 National Outstanding Forestry Activist Award on Joe Young, President of Low Country Forest Products, based in Georgetown, South Carolina.

FRA Chairman Tom Reed presented the award at FRA’s May 5th Annual Awards Dinner in Colorado Springs, Colorado, congratulating Joe on his dedication to raising the public’s and policymakers’ awareness of the importance of timber harvesting and the forest industry.
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Joe thanked Tom for the honor, commenting, “It has been a wonderful career.
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FRA Executive Committee member Joe Young has truly integrated outreach and pro-forestry activism into his long career as a logging entrepreneur.
In his community, in South Carolina, throughout the Southeast, and nationally, Joe Young has had a significant influence in shaping public perception and understanding of forestry and loggingâ€"whether hosting a teachers’ tour, visiting a high school to promote logging as a profession, leading development of an equipment operator training program, or through his direct contacts with state and federal policymakers on issues concerning forestryâ€"notably leading the enactment of the South Carolina Intrastate Forest Products Trucking Regulations in late ‘90s.
Joe has served in the South Carolina House of Representatives. He has been a leader in the South Carolina Forestry Association, the South Carolina Timber Producers Association, and the South Carolina Trucking Association; and he served a term as the National Forestry Division Chairman of the American Trucking Associations’ Agriculture & Food Transporters Conference.
Joe is that rare individual who believes 100% in the importance of a life of service. He lives and breathes forestry and is proud to be a timber harvester. Being an activist, often at substantial personal sacrifice, comes naturally to him.
The Forest Resources Association honored M.A. Rigoni, Inc., based in Perry, Florida, as 2016 National Outstanding Logger at FRA’s May 5th Annual Awards Dinner in Colorado Springs, Colorado. FRA also conferred its 2016 National Outstanding Forestry Activist Award on Joe Young, President of Low Country Forest Products, based in Georgetown, South Carolina. Both are past and present leaders of American Loggers Council.
FRA Chairman Tom Reed presented the award at FRA’s May 5th Annual Awards Dinner in Colorado Springs, Colorado, congratulating Joe on his dedication to raising the public’s and policymakers’ awareness of the importance of timber harvesting and the forest industry.
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Joe thanked Tom for the honor, commenting, “It has been a wonderful career.
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FRA Executive Committee member Joe Young has truly integrated outreach and pro-forestry activism into his long career as a logging entrepreneur.
In his community, in South Carolina, throughout the Southeast, and nationally, Joe Young has had a significant influence in shaping public perception and understanding of forestry and loggingâ€"whether hosting a teachers’ tour, visiting a high school to promote logging as a profession, leading development of an equipment operator training program, or through his direct contacts with state and federal policymakers on issues concerning forestryâ€"notably leading the enactment of the South Carolina Intrastate Forest Products Trucking Regulations in late ‘90s.
Joe has served in the South Carolina House of Representatives. He has been a leader in the South Carolina Forestry Association, the South Carolina Timber Producers Association, and the South Carolina Trucking Association; and he served a term as the National Forestry Division Chairman of the American Trucking Associations’ Agriculture & Food Transporters Conference.
Joe is that rare individual who believes 100% in the importance of a life of service. He lives and breathes forestry and is proud to be a timber harvester.


Joe ...

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Joe Young President Low Country Forest Products Inc.


2008 Membership Directory

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The Honorable Joe Young


SFI: Sustainable Forestry Initiative

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Joe Young (Secretary/Treasurer) President, Low Country Forest Products, Inc.

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Joe YoungJoe Young (SFB Secretary/Treasurer) owns Low Country Forest Products, Inc. of Georgetown, SC.He has 45 years experience in the timber industry and, with his family, owns and manages a large family forest in South Carolina.He is the president of the South Carolina Timber Producers Association and serves on the board of FRA, co-chairing the Building Effective Wood Fiber Supply Chain Relationships Committee and the Policy Committee of S. E. Technical Division.He is also currently serving on The Georgetown County Planning Commission.He formerly served in S. C. Legislature, Santee Cooper Board of Directors, American Loggers Council Board of Directors, Chairman of South Eastern Technical Division Policy Council and Chairman of S. C. Forestry Association.He was S.C.F.A. Logger of the Year, 1998 and presented the Charles H. Flory Distinguished Service Award in 2000.


South Carolina Trucking Association - About Us - Directory of Members

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Mr. Joe Young, President532 S Fraser StGeorgetown, SC 29440-4744Phone: (843)546-1136Fax: (843)527-3040

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