Contact Us

CAFS is a multi-university cooperative research center with nine academic sites: Auburn University, North Carolina State University, Oregon State University, Purdue University, University of Georgia, University of Idaho, University of Maine, University of Washington, and Virginia Tech University. North Carolina State University is the lead academic institution.

CAFS Headquarters:

Barry Goldfarb, Director
Center for Advanced Forestry Systems
North Carolina State University
Campus Box 8008
Raleigh, NC 27695-8008
919-515-4471 (ph)
919-515-6193 (fx)

Site Directors:


Auburn University
Scott Enebak


Purdue University

Interim Site Co-Directors:
Michael Saunders, 765-430-1440
Douglass Jacobs
, 765-494-3608

University of Maine
Aaron Weiskittel


North Carolina State University
Rachel Cook


University of Georgia
Michael Kane


University of Washington
Gregory Ettl, 206-616-4120

Interim Site Director:

Eric Turnblom, 206-543-2762

Oregon State University
Glenn Howe


University of Idaho
Mark Coleman


Virginia Tech University
Thomas Fox



CAFS Operations:

Lisa Schabenberger
CAFS Operations Coordinator
NC State University, 919-513-7368
Liz Jackson
CAFS Operations Support
Purdue University, 765-583-3501