PORTLAND, OR – Two executives of Columbia Forest Products have been elected to board positions with prominent national organizations serving the green building and sustainable forestry industries.

Elizabeth Whalen, Columbia’s director of corporate sustainability, was elected to the U.S. Green Building Council Board of Directors. Paul Davis, Columbia’s environmental programs manager, was selected for a board position with the Forest Stewardship Council.

“These are key positions with two of the most important green building and sustainability organizations in the country,” said Ed Woods, executive vice president of Columbia. “Elizabeth and Paul have been instrumental in pushing the company to the forefront of sustainable manufacturing and have significantly contributed to Columbia’s emergence as an industry leader in the green building movement.”

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