"Our Foresters hold the highest professional standards, and their qualifications are built on extensive education and practical experience. They are committed to serving your interests and enhancing the productivity, profitability, beauty and enjoyment of your forest resource. Your assets are treated with care and expertise in confidence. Whether it is 10 acres or 100,000 acres, your forest land is important to you and the general public. Your forester will advise and guide you on how to realize the full potential of your woodlands."
Shaun Lagueux, New Hampshire LPF is the President and the Newfound Lake district manager for New England Forestry Consultants, Inc. Since 2004, he is responsible for the north central New Hampshire region. Shaun has over twenty years of experience helping clients with coordinating timber sale preparation and supervision, map drafting, management plans, boundary identification and maintenance. Additional areas of experience include municipal forestry, forest recreation development and timberland investment and conservation easement consultation. Shaun is the current NH Timberland Owners Association President. He is a Tree Farm Inspector, past member of the Grafton County Cooperative Extension Advisory Council and Bristol, NH Conservation Commission. He is also a board member of NH Project Learning Tree and of the Slim Baker Foundation for Outdoor Education. He is a former Selectman for the Town of Bristol and is currently a budget committee member. Shaun graduated in 1995 with a degree in Forest Technology from UNH - Thompson School.
David L. Kent, New Hampshire LPF is the Senior Vice President and the Keene district manager for New England Forestry Consultants, Inc. He is responsible for southwestern New Hampshire, north central Massachusetts and southeastern Vermont regions. During the 39 years David has worked for our company, he has provided complete forest management services to our clients, including timber sales, management plans and timber appraisals. He graduated cum laude in 1978 with an A.A.S. degree in Forest Technology from State University of New York. David is a member of the NH Timberland Owners Association and a Cheshire County Inspecting Forester for the NH Tree Farm Program.
Sherman R. Small, LPF is our Treasurer and district manager for New England Forestry Consultants, Inc. He works out of his Bethel, ME office and works closely with Gregory Seamans in the western and central Maine regions. His prior experience at P. H. Chadbourne & Co. and Chadbourne Tree Farms included a focus on operating a Geographic Information System (GIS), obtaining data through GPS and other sources. He also was responsible for the supervision of contract logging crews, overseeing cutting operations, and purchasing white pine logs. Sherm is currently monitoring conservation easements on over 762,000 acres of forest land. He graduated "With Distinction" with a B.S. in Forestry at the University of Maine, Orono in 1980.
Peter Farrell is the district manager for the New England Forestry Consultants, Inc. Lakes Region Center. Licensed in both NH (#85) and ME (#3288), his client working circle covers central NH, and portions of southwestern ME. He joined New England Forestry Foundation in 1987, and continued with NEFCo when it was formed in 1994, serving as the Company Treasurer until 2008. In that role, he was responsible for the design, programming, and implementation of the Forest Pro/Landbase software that continues to work as the critical administrative and forest management planning system for the Company. Peter's client base is on the order of 30,000 acres and his annual sales of forest products now average over 3 million board feet and 20,000 tons. In addition to standard forestry services, he also offers his database programming skills to clients with information system needs. A graduate of Franklin & Marshall College (BA) and Duke University (MF) in 1977, he is a member of the Association of Consulting Foresters of America and the Society of American Foresters. A resident of Alton, NH since 1979, he has served his community as a school board member, a county Cooperative Extension Council Member, a member of the NH Forestry Advisory Board, and on the technical team for the publication Good Forestry in the Granite State. He also was a contributing author to Forest Plans of North America, Chapter 7, Shirley Town Forest (New Durham), NH.
Gary H. Gouldrup, LPF is the Merrimac district manager for New England Forestry Consultants, Inc. He is responsible for the eastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire region. Working out of his Ashburnham, MA office, Gary provides woodland management as well as Chapter 61, 61A, and forest stewardship management plans. Prior to joining our company, he worked at both Benjamin Forestry Services in MA and the International Paper Company in ME. He graduated from the University of Maine, Orono with a B.S. in Forestry in 1992.
Ryan Gumbart works closely with Gary Gouldrup in the Merrimac Center office. He is a forest technician and is assisting with timber cruising, marking, and boundary jobs. Ryan is well versed in GIS mapping software and is capable of designing high quality professional maps. Prior to joining NEFCo, he worked for the Molpus Woodlands Group. He is a 2017 Paul Smith’s College graduate with his degree in Forest Ecological Management – Forest Operations.
Raymond "Tony" Lamberton is the Manchester district manager for New England Forestry Consultants, Inc. He is responsible for the southern Vermont and eastern New York regions. Tony has been with our company for over ten years and provides our clients with all aspects of land management, from estate management to natural resource planning. Tony is the editor of our company newsletter and has authored a variety of articles. He holds a Master of Forestry and B. S. in Wildlife Management from the University of Maine. Tony is also a member of the Consulting Foresters Association of VT, VT Woodland Owners Association, NY Forest Owners Association and is a NY and VT Tree Farm Program Inspecting Forester. Tony is actively involved in local and civic organizations. He is a Selectman and Moderator for the Town of Middletown Springs. He is also a Trustee at the Middletown Springs Community Church.
John McClain serves on our Board of Directors and is the Green Mountain district manager for New England Forestry Consultants, Inc. He is responsible for the central Vermont region. Before coming to our company, John ran his own forestry business, Forest Resource Associates, for twelve years. He currently manages 40,000 acres of private lands by producing management plans and administering timber sales as well as providing a full range of forestry related services. He is Chair of the VT Current Use Advisory Board, a member of the Consulting Foresters of VT and of the Society of American Foresters. John also is a Tree Farm Inspector and a former Logger Education to Advance Professionalism Program Project Forester. He holds a B. S. degree in Forest Management from the University of Massachusetts.
Dennis D. McKenney, New Hampshire LPF and Licensed Land Surveyor, is on our Board of Directors and is district manager for the Monadnock region. He is responsible for the southern region of New Hampshire. Dennis has been with our company for over 42 years and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge. He provides the standard forestry services and as a licensed surveyor, performs boundary surveys for both subdivision and conservation easements. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1974 with a B. S. in Forestry. Dennis is a member of the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, NH Timberland Owners Association, S.P.A.C.E. (NH's Current Use Coalition), and the Society of American Foresters.
Hunterr Payeur is also in our Monadnock Region Center and works with Dennis D. McKenney. He has advanced knowledge of GIS analysis and GPS use. His duties range from cruising and boundary maintenance to timber sale administration. Prior to his current position, he worked for American Forest Management in Danville, VA. He graduated from Duke University with a Master of Forestry – SAF Accredited in 2016 and is a member of the Society of American Foresters.
Daniel D. Reed, New Hampshire LPF is in our Monadnock region office and works closely with Dennis McKenney in the south central region of New Hampshire. His work includes timber sale supervision, management plans, boundary location and maintenance, and timber trespass investigations. Dan graduated in 1981 with an A.A.S. in Forest Management from Haywood Technical College in NC. He is a Tree Farm Program inspector.
Gregory M. Seamans, Maine LPF is the Oxford Hills district manager for New England Forestry Consultants, Inc. He is responsible for the western and central Maine regions. Prior to working with NEFCo, Greg was a Continuous Forest Inventory Technician and Planting Supervisor for Irving Woodlands, LLC in St. John, Maine. His work includes forest management plans, timber inventory and appraisals, GIS and GPS services, timber harvest administration and boundary line location and maintenance. Greg is certified to generate cost share forest management plans through the Natural Resource Conservation Service as well as the Maine Forest Services WoodsWISE program. Greg is also a certified American Tree Farm Inspector. He holds a B.S. in Forestry from the University of Maine at Orono.