SAF has national committees that have been established by SAF’s Board of Directors to help lead the organization.
Committee on Accreditation
This committee evaluates and periodically reviews forestry programs at colleges and universities across the country, and makes decisions concerning SAF's accreditation of such programs.
Committee on Forest Technology School Accreditation
This committee evaluates and periodically reviews forestry programs at technical schools throughout the United States and makes decisions concerning SAF's accreditation of such programs.
Committee on National Convention Programs
This committee develops the program outline for the annual SAF National Convention, including the Call for Presentations.
Committee on Professional Recognition
This committee oversees the creation and issuance of national awards, including the solicitation of potential candidates and the nomination submissions process.
Educational Policy Review Committee
This committee monitors all aspects of professional and technical forestry and natural resources education, including the SAF accreditation standards and procedures, and advises the Board of Directors on such matters.
This Committee is responsible for hearing and investigating charges against SAF’s Code of Ethics.
Forest Policy Committee
This committee advises SAF’s Board of Directors on policy issues in forestry and natural resources.
National Nominating Committee
This committee oversees the call for nominations and supplements petitions with other nominations of persons eligible to hold elective office.
World Forestry Committee
This Committee advises and assists the Board of Directors and SAF members in the development and implementation of international programs and activities.