NHLA has announced the appointment of Roman Matyushchenko to the position of Associate Dean of the Inspector Training School.

Roman has been with NHLA for 6 years, serving as an NHLA International Inspector. During that time, Roman has gained experience in several areas of the hardwood industry that will assist NHLA in offering new educational opportunities. He has witnessed many obstacles that the international markets are facing and is going to be a vital part of the new and improved educational strategy.

As Associate Dean of the School, Roman will bring his lumber grading knowledge, hardwood market awareness, and teaching experience to build new educational activities, implement innovative teaching practices and expand the School’s outreach. Roman will work alongside veteran ITS Instructor Rich Hascher as we continue the great standard that Rich has set over the last 27 years.