Tim Lowrimore was appointed as Director/State Forester of the Georgia Forestry Commission in December 2020.
Lowrimore is a registered forester with the Georgia Board of Foresters who has more than 20 years of forestry and professional experience. Prior to his appointment at GFC, he served as public affairs manager for Interfor, one of the largest lumber producers in the world. There, he worked with all levels of government regulatory agencies and community and economic development officials to promote and protect operations and sustainability initiatives. He is a Society of American Foresters Fellow, Georgia Forestry Association member, and was Chairman of the Georgia Forestry Foundation in 2016. Lowrimore is a University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources graduate, a UGA Warnell Jay Hole Society member, and a member of UGA’s AGHON.
Lowrimore and his wife, Wendi, have two daughters. The family lives in Macon.