March 25, 2020

Marvin Meier, Wausau – passed away on March 20, 2020.  Marv served as WWOA’s President from 2001-03 and on WWOA’s Board of Directors from 1999-2005.  As President, Marv led WWOA through the many changes made to the Managed Forest Law program in 2002 with AB 323, the creation of WWOA’s gift membership program, and the publication of the 100 Years of Wisconsin Forestry book in partnership with WI DNR.  As a retired forester, he greatly valued WWOA and volunteered his expertise to make the association better by serving on the Board of Directors and various committees including Government Affairs, Annual Meeting Planning, and Science.  He was a member of the Publications Committee for more than 20 years.  Locally, he was active in WWOA’s North Central Chapter serving in various leadership positions and leading discussions during many field events.  He assisted in starting the North Central Woodland Owner conference held each February in Wausau.