Al Massey received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forest Resources and Conservation from the University of Florida. His career covers more then 30 years in the Forest Products Industry including Fiber Supply, Forest Management and Manufacturing. He is a member of the Society of American Foresters and the Georgia Forestry and South Carolina Forestry Associations. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Forestry Association and the Swainsboro Technical College Forestry Advisory Board. He is a past Chairperson of the Georgia Sustainable Forestry Initiative Implementation Committee.