Scott P. Jones
Forest Landowners Association, CEO
Scott Jones joined the Forest Landowners Association in 2003 and has a Bachelor of Science degree in forest resources from the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia and is an SAF Certified Forester as well as a Georgia Registered Forester. He spent five years in land management and procurement with a paper company in North Florida and has worked on Government Affairs issues dealing with forestry for the Georgia Forestry Association and the Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association.
Scott lives on a small farm in Bowdon, GA with his wife and 2 children.
Euclid Timber Frames, Business Development
Steve Shrader is from Colorado and lives in Utah. Steve graduated from Brigham Young University in Construction Management.
Steve has worked for various large construction firms as a Project Manger and a Vice President. He always found himself gravitating to wood structures and finishes.
Steve joined Euclid Timber Frames in 1990 and after a few years was introduced to Hundegger Machinenbau (joinery machine) from Germany. He has traveled the world and has seen wood shops and mills from the most primitive to the most advanced technology. But the core technology is always WOOD! In 2001 Steve started to introduce Hundegger CNC technology to the Timber Frame, Log Home, Wood Truss Component and CLT & SIPs industries in North America.
Currently Steve is working with Euclid Timber Frames developing business around their Interlocking Cross Laminated (ICLT) Timber and Dowel Lam floor systems as a solution to the beetle kill reserve. With Hundegger he is promoting the Hundegger MHM line. (Massive Holz Mauer) is a renewable Mass Timber solid wood wall system fabricated without glue or chemicals.
Last year Steve served on the 2015 Mass Timber Conference held in Portland OR.
Kenneth Kim, RA, AIA
K Kim is a licensed architect in California and New York. Mr. Kim has worked with influential architects and designers, including Roto Architects, Inc. in Los Angeles and Naomi Leff & Associates in New York City. In addition to working on exclusive residential projects, he was responsible for a modern dance school, movie production facilities and studios, and a collaborator on the Sinte Gleska University campus plan.
Mr. Kim has taught architecture as adjunct professor at California Polytechnic University Pomona and Woodbury University. Most recently he was a Visiting Professor of Architecture at Mississippi State University. He has also served as invited juror at SCI-Arc, Pratt, NJIT, NYIT, Carnegie Mellon University,École d´Arts Américaines de Fontainebleau, the Rural Studio at Auburn University, and the Mississippi AIA Design Awards.
Mr. Kim completed his post-professional degree (Master of Science Degree in Advanced Architectural Design) at Columbia University receiving the Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize, and his Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University with honors. In 1992 he was the recipient of the Médaille de Bronze from the Académie d´Architecture and the Prix François Meyer-Levy from the École d´Arts Américaines de Fontainebleau in France. Mr. Kim is a member of the AIA.
Tom Chung, AIA, LEED BD+C
Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Principal
Tom’s journey from Seoul, Korea, where he was born, to the US where he has been raised and educated gives him a deep multi-cultural understanding of design in its cultural context. Educated at the University of Virginia and the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Tom is a dynamic and talented design leader with the ability to inspire others. In his over 20 years with the firm, he has been the primary designer for a number of the firm’s most prominent award-winning projects. He has an exceptional talent for leading the design of complex projects with an unusual ability to listen and transform the clients’ expressed needs into a compelling architectural expression. Within the studio, he is a mentor and advisor to the next generation of young designers and leads enthusiastic office discussions on design issues.
As adjunct faculty, Tom has taught design studios at Northeastern University School of Architecture, exploring architecture and urban design subjects, and has been a juror at design reviews including the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.