LDAC – MacDermott Named Lumber Person of the Year

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Evan MacDermott (left) receives 2016 LDAC Lumber Person of the Year from LDAC President Joe Cecarelli.

Evan MacDermott (left) receives 2016 LDAC Lumber Person of the Year from LDAC President Joe Cecarelli.

On Nov. 2, the Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut honored Evan MacDermott, Coastal Forest Products, as 2016 Lumber Person of the Year. This award recognizes an individual for significant contributions to the lumber and building materials industry as well as to his or her local community

Since graduating from the University of New Hampshire in 1984 with a degree in Forestry Science, MacDermott has worked with several companies in the lumber and building materials industry, including the past 17 years at Coastal Forest Products. As an industry leader, MacDermott is in high demand in the lumber industry and has served on the LDAC board for the past eight years.

MacDermott will be recognized, along with fellow Lumber Persons of the Year from across the Northeast, at 2017 LBM Expo in Providence, RI on Feb. 16, 2017. LBM Expo is the largest regional event in the lumber and building material industry. Learn more at www.LBMExpo.com.

About the Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut

For over 100 years, the Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut (LDAC) has been committed to the advocacy and protection of lumber dealers’ rights. As a non-profit organization, we establish educational programs for dealers and aid lobbyists at the state and federal levels. LDAC is one of fourteen state and local associations across the Northeast associated with the Northeastern Retail Lumber Association (NRLA).