About The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association

The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) has provided proven leadership in the Lake States Forest products industry for over 70 years. GLTPA is a non-profit organization proud to represent members in Michigan and Wisconsin and is committed to leading Forest Products Industry in sustainable forest management.

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September 9-11, 2021

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Industry News

16 June, 2020

From the President's Desk

The letter of support for bridge funding attached to this article is one small example of how an association can benefit its members and promote the needs of an entire industry. With the challenges accompanying COVID-19 and shifts in funding for critical needs to deal with it, transportation will undoubtedly become a critical and perhaps controversial topic in future budget debates.

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16 June, 2020

GLTPA's Director's Notes

One thing for certain is the COVID pandemic, although not an ideal scenario, has provided an opportunity for many people to slow down, take a deep breath and place additional focus on things having great importance. Everyone and everything is important and you may agree that our former fast paced lifestyle did not always allow additional time for relationships of any sort.

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16 June, 2020

Michigan Legislative Update

The Directors of the House & Senate Fiscal Agencies met with the State Treasurer in mid-May for the bi-annual Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference (CREC), utilized to update state revenue estimates for the current and upcoming fiscal years, and as predicted the news is not pretty.

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16 June, 2020

Wisconsin Legislative Update

On Tuesday May 19th, State Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Minocqua) was sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives as Wisconsin’s newest congressman. As a member of the Wisconsin State Legislature, serving both in the State Assembly and State Senate, Senator Tiffany had been an unrelenting champion for the timber and forest products.

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The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA)

Provides proven leadership in the Lake States Forest products industry for over 70 years. GLTPA is a non-profit organization proud to represent members in Michigan and Wisconsin and is committed to leading Forest Products Industry in sustainable forest management.

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