Posts filed under: Biographies

Interview with Raimund Aichbauer #10142 By Willem Hurkmans # 8761-L

It is rare to meet a largely self-educated person who gets many of his excellent pictures posted on the IAWA (International Association of Wood Anatomists) supporting The Inside Wood Database...... Read More

Giresh Ghooray — USA Southwest Trustee 2021-2024

Dear Fellow IWCS Members,I am happy to become a trustee of the Southwest Region. I was born in a small country in South America but grew up in California, Pennsylvania.My...... Read More

Anthony William Goodyer, Member #10026

(b 1941) I was born, two years into the second world war, in a small rural town in South Africa. My father was an Episcopalian pastor and my mother an...... Read More

Jim Ciesla #9275 – Updated 08-17-2019

I was born and raised near Buffalo N.Y. I’m a second generation woodworker and have now been woodworking for more than 45 years. I received my first set of tools...... Read More

Herm Stolte – Website Wood Questions: [email protected]

Posted January 17, 2009 Herm has loved making things as far back as he can remember. Wood has long been his preferred medium. Junior High shop classes were his favourite...... Read More

Elaine Hunt, 2nd Past President of IWCS Updated October 30, 2020

I was born in South Carolina, but was moved to Florida by the time I was 4 years old, so I consider myself a Floridian.  I graduated from Dixie M....... Read More

Gary Green #6654L – 1st Past President, November, 2020 Updated 10-30-2020

I was born in Goshen, IN, USA in 1953 and have resided in Syracuse, IN since 1976. I have a BA degree from Ball State University. I taught Middle School...... Read More

Mark Peet #9804L – Updated 9-1-2021

Good day, Mark… My name is Mark Peet and have been born and raised in the hands on way of living life. My early years were shaped by the honest...... Read More

Ian Heffernan #9902 – Elected AustralAsia Trustee, October 18, 2019-2022  Updated October 31, 2020

IWCS Personal Biography I was born in April 1947, 4 days after the IWCS was formed. My childhood was spent in the Otway Ranges of Southern Victoria, where my father...... Read More

Willem Hurkmans #8761 – Publications Chairman, 2020 and Trustee EuroAfrica. 2018-2021. Posted October 31, 2020

Willem Hurkmans (Rotterdam is a biologist/geologist who graduated in palaeontology (Utrecht University, 1981). He spent the first half of his career (1983-2003) as a guest worker at Amsterdam University doing...... Read More