Meet Our People

Shaunna Voepel’s Persistence Enables a Move from Production to Customer Service

When her kids were young, Shaunna Voepel’s job as a bar manager was a great fit. The hours were flexible, so she never worried about driving them to and from school, or staying home when they were sick. But as they got older, she wanted more: Benefits, retirement and a totally different kind of working environment. ... Read More
October 30, 2023

Maddie Kennedy Finds Her Sweet Spot as an Operations Forester in Kenora

It all started with a childhood fascination for maple syrup. Madelaine “Maddie” Kennedy grew up in Toronto, the largest city in Canada. In the summers she’d escape the big city and head out to Camp Can-Aqua in Cardiff, Ontario, where as a staff member she got involved in producing maple syrup. ... Read More
October 13, 2023

A Lucky Quarter Brings Jann Futrell’s Rich Experience to Our New Trade Compliance Manager Role

Jann Futrell can trace the decision that led her to Weyerhaeuser back to a quarter she found lying on the pavement in Wichita, Kansas. She was living and working in Wichita at the time and had been offered a job with a start-up company, a plum role she said would have been a career capstone type of position. But the new job was in Nevada, and she wanted to move to Seattle, where her sister and mother lived. Jann says she’s always been very close to her family, and when COVID hit it made them all rethink the concept of chasing careers over personal connections. ... Read More
September 25, 2023

Suzy Reese Balances Budget Through Constant Collaboration

Nursing and finance may seem like two totally different worlds. But for Suzy Reese, a finance and planning manager based at our Atlanta distribution center in Dacula, Georgia, there’s a common thread that led her from one path to the other. ... Read More
September 22, 2023

Drayton Valley Team Comes Together to Build Ridable Cars for Two Little Boys in Alberta

On June 9, when James and Noah received the keys to their own vehicles, employees from our Drayton Valley lumber mill in Alberta found it impossible not to share in their joy — especially considering the boys are just 2 and 3 years old. ... Read More
September 15, 2023