American Wood Council elects T.R. Miller President and CEO Danny White to board of directors for two-year term

WASHINGTON, D.C. , April 2, 2012 (press release) – American Wood Council (AWC) has announced that T.R. Miller President and CEO Danny White has been elected to serve on its board of directors for a two-year term.

White was formally installed at the March 13 board meeting in Portland, Ore.

“We’re pleased to have someone with Danny’s breadth of experience joining our board,” said AWC President Robert Glowinski. “His commitment to the industry for more than two decades will serve our industry well as he steps into this leadership role, and we appreciate his willingness to serve in this capacity.”

A graduate of the University of Florida, White formerly worked for Scott Paper Company / Kimberly-Clark for 22 years, where he held numerous positions, including: management forester, pulp mill manager, woodlands manager, corporate director of woodlands, and Mobile (Ala.) plant manager.

White joined T. R. Miller Mill Co. in 2001 as president and CEO. He has served as president of the Alabama Forestry Association and chairman of Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association and is currently on the boards of directors for the Brewton (Ala.) Rotary Club and the YMCA.

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The American Wood Council (AWC) is the voice of North American traditional and engineered wood products, representing over 60 percent of the industry. From a renewable resource that absorbs and sequesters carbon, the wood products industry makes products that are essential to everyday life and employs over one-third of a million men and women in well-paying jobs. AWC's engineers, technologists, scientists, and building code experts develop state-of-the-art engineering data, technology, and standards on structural wood products for use by design professionals, building officials, and wood products manufacturers to assure the safe and efficient design and use of wood structural components. AWC also provides technical, legal, and economic information on wood design, green building, and manufacturing environmental regulations advocating for balanced government policies that sustain the wood products industry. Visit AWC online at www.awc.org.

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