Meet the Staff
Angie Allman, Forestry Program Associate, joined the team in the fall of 2010 after working with MACED for almost six years as Accounting and Payroll Clerk. She graduated from Berea College with a B.S. in Agriculture and Natural Resources and has previously worked in environmental policy. Angie handles landowner paperwork and updates and manages all landowner data and transactions. Contact Angie at email@example.com.
Scott Shouse, our Forester and Program Manager, attained a M.S. in Forestry from the University of Kentucky and has been with the team since January 2008. Scott’s many responsibilities include quality control, data inventory, market analysis and offset management. Contact Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Susi Rankis, the Sustainable Forestry Program Administrator at Rural Action, is responsible for the smooth functioning of the Sustainable Forestry Program and its three program areas (The ACP, Green and Regionally Oriented Wood Products, and Landowner Education, including: Forest Botanicals and Oil and Gas Lease Education). Susi holds a B.A. in Geography from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Contact Susi at email@example.com.
Appalachian Sustainable Development
Emily Lachniet has a B.S. in Professional Forestry from Michigan State University. She moved to Virginia in 2001 and has a background working in forestry, water quality and education. She serves as Appalachian Sustainable Development’s Carbon Outreach Coordinator. Contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org.