Email: c.brinkema at us.fsc point org
Corey joined the Forest Stewardship Council US in 2007 and serves as chief executive officer of the largest national office of the FSC global network. Corey brings 25 years of experience and commitment to sustainable development. He has served in both technical and managerial capacities in such diverse fields as green building, renewable energy, industrial ecology and hazardous waste remediation. Prior to joining FSC, Corey served as Executive Director of Minnesota-based Green Institute, a regional leader in green building. Corey is a graduate of Dartmouth College and earned his M.B.A. at the University of Michigan.
Director of Finance
Email: b.denton at us.fsc point org
Bryce Denton joined the Forest Stewardship Council US as Director of Finance in 2008, where he oversees organizational finance. From the monthly reporting and forecasting to the annual audit and compliance, Bryce helps ensure that FSC-US’ finances are in order for both current and future donors. For the past 10 years Bryce has worked with nonprofits in both the public and private accounting sector. He has a B.A. in Accounting and an M.B.A from Dominican University.
Director of Science and Certification
Amy joined the Forest Stewardship Council US in 2016 as the Director of Science and Certification. In this role she leads the FSC team dedicated to development and application of FSC policies and standards in the United States, including the FSC US Forest Management Standard and FSC Controlled Wood US National Risk Assessment. Amy spent much of the previous 19 years collaborating with government and non-government partners to develop and implement landscape-scale conservation and management plans within managed forests. Prior to joining FSC, Amy served as Biodiversity and Conservation Program Leader for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ (MDNR) Forest Resources Division, where one of her primary responsibilities was working to ensure that the MDNR maintained FSC forest management certification for 4 Million acres of state-administered forest lands. Amy is a graduate of Amherst College and earned her M.S. in Wildlife Science at the University of Washington-Seattle’s College of Forest Resources.
Director of Communications
Email: b.kahn at us.fsc point org
Brad Kahn joined Forest Stewardship Council US as communications director in 2010, where he manages organizational communications and outreach. From the media relations and policy translation to Greenbuild and partnership with the Green Sports Alliance, Brad helps shape FSC-US’ message and strategies to reach a wide array of audiences. For the past 16 years Brad has worked in communications, serving nonprofit organizations focused on environmental issues. He has a Master’s degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a B.A. in economics from Brown
Policy & Standards Manager: Chain of Custody
Email: l.knosalla at us.fsc point org
As the Chain of Custody Manager for the FSC US office, Lori Knosalla educates companies about Chain-of-Custody standards and works with Certificate Holders to apply these standards to their business operations. Lori also manages the FSC US-based membership and is responsible for answering membership-related queries. Lori brings with her five years of experience in the forestry sector. Prior to FSC, Lori worked for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry and as a forest contractor. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota in Natural Resource Management and Forest Resources.
Lauren joined the Forest Stewardship Council US team as Program Manager in 2016. She brings ten years of experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing projects with nonprofit and government organizations, including sustainable development work and environmental projects. Lauren holds an M.A. in Sustainable International Development and a B.A. in International Studies, focused on achieving sustainability through accountability for social, economic, and environmental impacts.
Policy & Standards Manager
Jenny joined the Forest Stewardship Council US in 2012. Her responsibilities include managing the trademark program, the Lake States regional network, the family forests program and other policy and standards issues. Prior to joining FSC US, she held positions with Conservation Corps Minnesota, the US Forest Service and the Minnesota State Senate. Jenny is a native of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and has always been passionate about the outdoors. She is excited to bring that enthusiasm to FSC US. She attended the University of Minnesota and graduated with a B.A. in Economics and an M.S. in Natural Resources Management with a focus on policies relating to family forest owners.