August 18, 2017

TFA Welcomes Robyn Gillespie to 2017 Board of Directors

LUFKIN, TX (Feb. 20, 2017) – Texas Forestry Association is pleased to welcome Robyn Gillespie to the 2017-2019 Board of Directors. Gillespie was chosen by the TFA Nominating Committee to fill a term recently vacated.
Gillespie is the third generation to manage Gillespie Lumber Ltd on Highway 59 North in Nacogdoches, Texas, which supplies hardwood products throughout the Texas/Louisiana region. The lumber company, which began by producing hardwood cross ties for the railroad industry, is today manufacturing Crane/Dragline Mats, Laminated Mats, and pallet lumber.
“We are grateful to have Robyn join TFA in this capacity,” said Dr. Jerry Marcontell, President on TFA’s Board of Directors. “She brings a sense of the tradition to the Board that is found throughout the timber industry, whether it’s the landowner or the mill. That sense of tradition will be necessary as TFA continues to advance into the future.”
Gillespie is married to David Guillory. Together, they have two children, Austin and Evan. She also serves on the Stephen F. Austin Gardens Board of Advisers and is a member of The Longleaf Alliance.