William V. Street, Jr.

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William V. Street, Jr.

"Bill Street is Director of the Woodworkers Department for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which represents all aspects of forest wood from nursery workers through yarders and log truck drivers to panel and sawmill workers, as well as hardwood flooring, pulp and paper workers and furniture craftspersons.

"He is the first union official and first North American elected Chairman of the international Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes (PEFC), an independent non-profit organization that endorses national and/or regional forest certification standards such as SFI that meet its rigorous criteria. He has been a Director of the Global Wood and Forestry Program, Builders and Woodworkers International Union in Geneva. Switzerland.

"Street, who lives in Milwaukie, Oregon, holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Oregon and a bachelor’s degree from Mansfield State University in Pennsylvania." [1]

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  1. William V. Street, Jr., Sustainable Forestry Initiative, accessed May 9, 2010.