FBRI announced Dr. Dan Opalach as the new Senior Forest Biometrician with FBRI beginning January 1, 2018. This is a full time position with the Institute and the position reports to the FBRI President, Jim Arney. The position announcement closed on March 11, 2017. Dr. Opalach was introduced at the 2017 Annual FBRI Meeting on November 14 at the Portland DoubleTree Hotel.
Dan has 28 years of experience in forest biometrics, management and academia. He is a true advocate for advancing the forestry profession. Dan strongly believes in the mission of FBRI. He has demonstrated his enthusiasm, knowledge and experience while serving as the FBRI Board Chairman in recent years. He has demonstrated a strong desire to communicate and enhance the FBRI mission.