Curt Rogers
Database Programmer, Software Engineer

Mr. Rogers has a Forest Management degree from Oregon State University and has been practicing forestry for over 20 years. His expertise is in forest inventory, timber cruising, GIS, and Access database design. He is is proficient in Data Plus® Professional, a hand-held data entry program. Mr. Rogers has assisted IRM on several forestry projects that have provided custom database solutions to multi-faceted problems.  He has extensive experience in VBA, SQL Server and DPC Edit software programs.

Kim Iles, Ph.D
Forest Biometrics

Dr. Iles has Bachelor of Science in Forest Management and a Masters Science in Forest Biometrics both from Oregon State University, 1969-1974.   He recieved his Ph.D. in Forest Biometrics from University of British Columbia in 1979. Dr. Iles specializes in the following areas of forestry: Practical Forest Inventory Design and Timber Cruising Techniques for Government and Industry; Variable Plot and 3P sampling techniques; Review and Improvements of existing forest inventory and harvest cruising designs; Weight Scaling Techniques for log scaling purposes; Statistical Analysis of Data (particularly forest sampling data); and Teaching and Legal consulting (Forest Biometrics, Statistics, Cruise Design and Inventory Techniques). Dr. Iles is also a professor of statistics at Vancouver Island University.

Dr. Brenda McComb, Ph.D
Wildlife Biologist

Brenda McComb, of Philomath, retired as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at Oregon State University in 2016 and is Professor Emerita in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society at OSU. She has previously served on the faculty at the University of Kentucky, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and OSU. She has independently served as a Chief of the Watershed Ecology Branch in Corvallis for the U.S. EPA. She holds a BS and MS from the University of Connecticut, and a PhD in Forestry from Louisiana State University. She continues to advise graduate students working on forest habitat selection studies, teaches graduate and professional education courses, and is a consultant on forest management issues.​​​​

Will Hart
GIS and Forest Analyst

Will earned a Master of Science degree in Forestry from Michigan Technological University in 2005 and worked on oak savannah and tallgrass prairie habitat restoration projects in the Midwest before moving to the Pacific Northwest in 2007. He has experience in timber sale layout and harvest supervision, forest inventory, timberland valuation and acquisition due diligence, management planning and project management, as well as Geographic Information Systems and forest modeling. He has held positions with Washington State Department of Natural Resources, timberland investment management organizations, as well as industrial timber producers.

Mickey Bellman
Forest Technician
Mickey Bellman has over 45 years of experience practicing forestry in the Western United States.  Mickey’s vast forestry background has helped him become well versed in forest inventory, timber cruising and appraisal services, and unit layout.  In 2017, Mickey became a US Forest Service Region 6 certified timber cruiser. Mr. Bellman has been part of the IRM team since 2016.  Mickey has assisted IRM projects throughout Oregon and Washington.

Connor O’Hearn
Forest Technician

Connor has a Bachelors of Science in Forest Management from Oregon State University.  He has over seven years experience forestry and has worked on projects for Integrated Resource Management,  Roseburg Forest Products and Washington State Department of Natural Resources performing timber cruises and inventory work.  He has a GIS Certification from the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences.  He has several years experience with programs such as ArcGIS and ENVI for remote sensing purposes and creation of map products.  Connor is a certified pilot and operator for UAS Services. He also has experience with aquatic and terrestrial restoration projects including slash piling, herbicide application, oak release, and noxious weed removal.

Leif Brantner
Forest Technician
Leif Brantner has been working with IRM since 2016.  Mr. Brantner graduated in 2013 from Oregon Sate University with a Bachelors of Science Forestry Operations.  Leif has assisted IRM with many projects ranging from stand exams, forest inventories, unit layout, and timber cruising for appraisal purposes.  Leif has worked on various projects along the west coast for IRM.  Mr. Brantner great work ethic and keen sense of detail has helped him establish himself within the IRM team as one of our lead forest technicians.

Chris Diver
Forest Technician

Mr. Diver is a skilled, efficient and has a great attitude, born and raised in Oklahoma. He has 10 years experience in tree planting and forest inventory. He has worked on several large and small scale inventory projects for The Campbell Group. He received his technical training on the job and from the USFS. He has worked with IRM since 2011 on inventory and cruising contracts for Plum Creek, the USFS and small timberland forestland owners throughout the PNW, including Alaska and California.

Danny and Kelly Cornett
Forest Technicians

Kelly Cornett has over 35 years of experience practicing forestry in the Pacific Northwest.  Kelly grew up in Southern Oregon where his family owned several small sawmills, which is where he found the love of forestry.  Kelly specializes in timber cruising, check cruising, and appraisal services.  Danny Cornett has been working alongside his father for the past 10 years.  His on the ground training from a seasoned forest technician has helped Danny grow in a successful timber cruiser.  Since joining the IRM team in 2018, Kelly and Danny have assisted with forest inventory, unit layout, and timber cruising projects along the west coast. Kelly and Danny are extremely hard working and detail oriented which has made them great assets to our team.