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The Team

Our team members are our greatest asset  

Our ability to deliver outstanding results for our clients starts with our team of smart, capable forestry experts. We come from a diverse set of experiences and backgrounds that range from timber marketing to wildlife technology. As unique as we are individually, we share a mutual passion for forestry and doing excellent work for our clients and partners. We pride ourselves on our strategic, integrated approach to forest management and the results it delivers. Get to know your Generations Forestry team below.

Ken C. Kane

President and Owner

Ken C. Kane

Ken graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s of Science (1982). Ken is President and owner of Generations Forestry, Inc. which he formed in 2013 from the purchase of Keith Horn Inc. and Keith Horn Forestry Inc. Ken worked for Keith Horn Inc for 30 years as Vice President responsible for all aspects of forest management for private landowners and daily management of the business along with public relations, marketing and landowner education.

Professional Membership and Positions

■ Northern Region Director, Association of Consulting Foresters of America 2008-2012

■ Chairman, Allegheny Society of American Foresters 2002-2012

■ Member, Pennsylvania Joint Legislative Task Force Advisory Committee 1998- present

■ Vice Chairman, Allegheny Society of American Foresters 1999-2001

■ Chair-elect, Pennsylvania Division, Allegheny Society of American Foresters 1995-1996

■ Vice Chairman, Penn Chapter Association of Consulting Foresters 1994-1997

■ Chairman, Northern Hardwood Chapter, Allegheny Society of American Foresters 1992

■ Licensed Commercial Pennsylvania Forest Pesticide Application

■ Tree Farm Coordinator for McKean County

■ Member, Joint Plateau / Norther Hardwood Chapters, Allegheny Society of American Foresters

 

Professional Testimonials

■ United States House of Representatives Resource Committee

■ Pennsylvania House of Representatives

■ Pennsylvania Game Commission

 

Community Activities

■ Board Member, Seneca Highland Intermediate Unit #9 2004-2014

■ President, Kane Area School District Board of Directors 1994-1999, 2001-2004, 2011-2014

■ Board Member, Kane Area School District Board 1985-2014

■ University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Advisory Board 2005

■ P.N.C Bank Regional Advisory Board 1989-1995

■ Member, Pennsylvania State University Agriculture Advisory Council

■ Lector and Eucharistic Minister, St. Callistus R.C. Church

■ Member, Kane Elks Lodge

■ Hamlin Bank Board of Directors 2014-present

John Saf

Vice President

John Saf

John graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s in Forest Science (1997). John is Vice President of Generations, starting as a summer intern in 1993. In addition to his work as a forester, responsibilities include private landowner outreach, supervision of company foresters, forest management planning, timber sale preparation and marketing, annual budgeting for clients, landowner and student education, timber appraisals and forest management plans.

Professional Membership and Positions

■ Chairman Northern Hardwood Chapter Society of American Foresters 2010-2012

■ Vice-Chairman Northern Hardwood Chapter Society of American Foresters 2008-2010

■ Board of directors Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (AHUG) 2014-present

■ Forest Management Education, Kane Area Middle/High School- Organized annual field trips focused on Forest Management.

■ Chairman Kane Area Logging Safety Committee

■ Hunters Sharing the Harvest – McKean County Coordinator

■ Society of American Foresters, Northern Hardwood Chapter

■ Association of Consulting Foresters, Penn Chapter

■ Kane Area Logging Safety Committee

■ Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group

■ Pennsylvania Forest Products Association / Norther Hardwood Chapters, Allegheny Society of American Foresters
 

Professional Testimonials

■ Served as Expert Witness in state court hearings

■ Testified at PA Game Commission Public Hearings on behalf of Society of American Foresters

■ Speaker/Presenter at Kane Area Logging Safety on Emerald
 

Community Activities

■ Pastoral Council St. Callistus Roman Catholic Church, President 2008-2012

■ Eucharistic Minister, St Callistus Roman Catholic Church

■ Religious Education Instructor, St Callistus Roman Catholic Church

■ Youth Soccer Coach, SAY Community Soccer League

■ Kane Elks Lodge Member

■ Kane Area Little League, Softball Coach

■ Winter softball/baseball practice volunteer

 

Pat Miller

Account Manager

Pat Miller

Pat began his forestry career working in the summer for Keith Horn Inc., before heading to Penn State Mont Alto earning an Associate’s Degree in Forest Technology (2000). He then pursued his Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Science at Penn State University (2002). Pat serves as an account manager for multiple clients. He is also our GIS/GPS and forest inventory specialist. Pat has been a part of the Generations for 20 years.

Professional Membership and Positions

■ Member of Society of American Foresters, Northern Hardwood Chapter

■ Member Association of Consulting Foresters

Community Activities

■ Kane Area Little League coach

■ Kane Baseball Boosters

■ Kane Elementary basketball

Kenny J. Kane

Account Manager

Kenny J. Kane

Kenny graduated from Penn College with an Associate’s Degree in forest technology (2011). He then pursued his Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Land Management from Penn State University (2014). Kenny serves as an account manager for multiple clients. He also is a field forester working on forest inventories and timber sale administration. Kenny also manages saw and veneer log marketing for domestic and foreign markets.

Professional Membership and Positions

■ Member of Society of American Foresters

■ Treasurer of the Northern Hardwoods Chapter of the Society of American Foresters – current

■ Certified Tree Farm inspector

■ Kane Area Loggers Safety Committee member

Professional Testimonials

■ United States House of Representatives Resource Committee

■ Pennsylvania House of Representatives

■ Pennsylvania Game Commission

Community Activities

■ Trout Unlimited, Seneca Chapter

■ National Wild Turkey Federation

■ Kane High School volunteer boy basketball and track coach

■ Kane Elks lodge member

■ Kane fish and game club member

■ Volunteers with Kane High Vo-Ag Forestry program

 

Dustin Zetwick

Wildlife Professional

Dustin Zetwick

Dustin graduated from Penn State Dubois with an Associate’s degree in Wildlife Technology. He serves as our wildlife professional. With this he performs deer census studies, wildlife habitat management, food plots, and food plot development. Along with wildlife Dustin serves as a forest technician working as a timber sale administrator.

Professional Membership and Positions

■ Society of American Foresters

■ Northern Hardwood Chapter

Community Activities

■ Trout Unlimited, Seneca Chapter

■ National Wild Turkey Federation

■ Norwich Township Fire Department

■ Crosby American Legion

■ Norwich Township Sportsman Club

■ Smethport Little League Coach

Connie (Packard) Faull

Essential Personnel

Kyle Spangenberg

Essential Personnel

Elaine Saf

Essential Personnel
We depend on forests, from the air we breathe to the wood we use. Besides providing habitats for wildlife and livelihoods for humans, forests also offer watershed protection, prevent soil erosion and help mitigate climate change. Without careful consideration and diligent safeguarding, these benefits could be lost forever. Our staff is totally committed to this responsibility.

Call Generations Forestry today to discuss your goals