Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing


Maryland Board of Foresters


The Board of Foresters licenses and regulates individuals who provide practice forestry in the State of Maryland. The practice of forestry means to apply, for compensation, scientific techniques to the protection, management, and use of trees.

Board Members:
Wade R. Dorsey, Jr., Forester Member (Garrett County)
Michael Huneke, Forester Member (Harford County)
W. Allen Jones, Forester Member (Wicomico County)
John R. Markovich
, Forester Member (Charles County)
Daniel Ray Rider, Forester Member (Dorchester County)
Ann C. Sherrard, Consumer Member (Garrett County)
C. Jill Rhyne-Grey, Consumer Member

Dennis L. Gring, Executive Director



Department of Natural Resources

Public Meetings

Regular business meetings for 2016 are held at the Board’s office, 500 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, at 10:00 a.m. Business meetings are open to the public. Meeting dates for 2016 are scheduled for:

Monday, July 25, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016

Please be advised that the regular business of the public meeting scheduled on July 25, 2016 will start approximately one hour later following a board training session.

Meeting Minutes

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
State Board for Foresters
500 N. Calvert Street, Room 304
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3651
(410) 230-6271
e-mail: forester@dllr.state.md.us