Lowcountry Land Trust Taps former MeadWestvaco Exec. for Leadership
Scott Wallinger to serve as board chair
Lowcountry Land Trust (LLT) today announced that retired MeadWestvaco Senior Vice President R. Scott Wallinger has assumed chairmanship of their Board. After his retirement from a 40-year career in forestry and forest products industries, Wallinger has remained with organizations that focus on natural resources conservation and sustainability.
“Scott Wallinger’s leadership on behalf of conservation and forestry related issues is world renowned,” commented Ashley Demosthenes, president and CEO, Lowcountry Land Trust. “We are honored that he stepped forward to lead at a time of growth for our organization.”
Wallinger, a resident of James Island, earlier was president of the American Forestry Association and chairman of the Forest History Society and served on the board of The Charleston Museum. He led a forest industry working group at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. He is a Registered Forester in South Carolina and a Fellow and a Golden member of the Society of American Foresters.