Welcome to the NEKDA
2019 Spring Meeting - May 1-2, Keene, NH
at the Best Western Plus Hotel (click for website) $99.99 per night
- Cersosimo Lumber www.cersosimolumber.com, Brattleboro, VT 05301
- Allard Lumber www.allardlumber.com, Brattleboro, VT 05301
- Treatments to Control Stain
Steve Anderson, Contechem
- Boiler Water Quality
Mike Weiland and Tom Hageman, Clarity Water Technologies
- The Science of Burning Wood Chips – pine, mixed hardwood
Dave Nichols, Technical Services
- Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving Technology
Chuck Clerici, Efficiency Vermont
- Heat Treatment of Lumber
Matt Pomery, NELMA
- Managing Wet Bulb Depression
Jason Ayer, Cersosimo Hardwick Kilns
Keene, NH | 603/357-3038
We have a great plant tours on Wednesday morning of
our Kiln Operator’s Clinic Wednesday afternoon and technical presentations Thursday morning including:
2018 Officers and Board Members
- President, Larry Lashway, Lashway Lumber
- 1st Vice President, Dan Avery, Gutchess Lumber
- 2nd Vice President, Chuck Sackett, King Forest Industries
- Executive Secretary Bill Smith, SUNY ESF Wood Products
- Treasurer Bob Pope, USNR Irvington Moore
- Resident Clerk (State of MA) Jason Ayer, Hardwick Kilns
- Past President, Peter Duerden, U*C Coatings
- Board Members -
- 2018, Jim Parker, Vacutherm
- 2018, David Nichols, Technical Services
- 2019, Jeremy Alstrom, HHP
- 2019, Jeremy Howard, NYLE
- 2020, Jake Siedel, GH Evarts
- 2020, John Cody, Hull Forest Products
- Click here to view the technical presentations from our past meetings.
- Useful books and articles on Lumber Drying, Wood Properties and Manufacturing, and Wood Science.
- Dry Kiln Workshop.
- Our 2010 Jim Catterick Award was presented to Everett Rockwell, North Hudson Woodcraft, Dolgeville NY.
- Our 2010 Bill Rice Acheivement Award was presented to Mark Strail, Harden Furniture, McConnellesville, NY, by NEKDA Life Member, former President, former Executive Secretary, and Professor Emeritus Dr. Bill Rice (below).
- Our 2009 Jim Catterick Award was presented to Tom Graber, Baillie Lumber, Smyrna, NY, by NEKDA 2009 President Jeremy Jacquet (below).
Past Meeting Presentations - Please look to the Past Meeting link (to the right) to see some of the topics presented.
- Our 2009 Bill Rice Acheivement Award was presented to Scott Ferland, Cersosimo Lumber, Brattleboro, VT, by NEKDA Life Member, former President, former Executive Secretary, and Professor Emeritus Dr. Bill Rice (below).
- NEKDA Student Scholarship Award Applications - Click here for an NEKDA student scholarship award application.
- Please contact Bill Smith at email@example.com if you have any ideas or suggestions for topics, tours or locations for upcoming NEKDA meetings.