Richard also serves as the operations manager for the Forest Biometrics Research Institute, which has contracted, with WFCA since 2010. He administers the financial and business side of the Institute.
Dr. Opalach will work closely with Dr. Jim Arney to assist timberland owners utilize the full power of the Forest Projection and Planning System (FPS).
Melinda is the Administrative Assistant for the Western Forestry and Conservation Association (WFCA). She also supports FBRI by maintaining their website and providing administrative support for the Portland, OR business office, which contracts with WFCA.