Jake Blaufuss
Northern California Field Coordinator

Jake Blaufuss brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to AFRC through his work for the Collins Pine Company and Sierra Pacific Industries. Jake received a B.S in forestry resources management from The University of Montana in 2005. He is also a California Registered Professional Forester.

During his time with Collins Pine Company, Jake was responsible for timber sale preparation, administration, and silvicultural prescription development. He was also responsible for log procurement and supervision of the log yard at Collin’s mill in Chester, CA. In addition to the daily supervision and management of the log yard and the sourcing of timber to meet the needs of the mill, Jake developed and implemented resource management plans and purchase agreements for small to medium size landowners.

Prior to joining AFRC, Jake was the Division Forester with Sierra Pacific Industries where he sourced, appraised, and purchased high quality timber from private, state, and federal landowners for the company’s facility in Quincy, CA. In this position Jake routinely provided comments and input on Forest Service vegetation management projects and regularly engaged in communication with Forest Service staff on project feasibility and operational and contractual components.

Jake lives in Quincy with his wife and two teenage daughters, where he also coaches girls’ basketball. Jake is an avid backcountry skier and enjoys traveling and backpacking with his family.