Associated Logging Contractors, Inc.

Association Overview

ALC Overview


Associated Logging Contractors, Inc. has proudly served Idaho Loggers since 1966. Working with our affiliate companies Associated Loggers Exchange and Associated Insurance Services and our subsidiary company ALC Services, Inc., we provide a variety of services designed to keep loggers in business in today’s world:


• Logging Safety Consulting

• Workman's Compensation Insurance

• First Aid & Safety Equipment Sales

• First Aid Training

• Idaho Pro-Logger Accreditation

• Public Affairs

• Public Relations

• Governmental Affairs

• Legislative Advocacy

• Business Insurance

• Health Insurance



Here Are Just Some Of The Issues That The ALC Is Working On For Idaho’s Loggers & Haulers:


Reform the Endangered Species Act

• Re-Build Rural Natural Resource Economics

• Minimize negative Federal National Forest Policy Impacts

• Lower Double Digit Unemployment in our Timber Counties by helping loggers & haulers go to work

• Address Fire Impacts

- Forest Health

- Danger to People and Communities

• Idaho’s Truck Registration System: Is Unfair to Certain Log and Chip Haulers

• Personal Property Tax Relief - Make Equal to Agricultural Exemption

• Address Lower Logging & Hauling Rates from Mills: Rates need to go up to meet the realities of today

• Work to Lower the Higher Operational Costs of today

• And more!


At the ALC we work to keep Idaho Loggers in Business!

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Associated Logging Contractors, Inc.


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Officers and Board of Directors



Gerry Ikola, McCall


Mark Mahon, Council


John Larson, Orofino


Ron Streeter, Coeur d'Alene


Past Presidents that continue to serve on the Board:

Steve Sherich - 2013 - 2017

Tim Christopherson - 2003 - 2013

Jack Buell - 1993 – 2003

Lawrence Hoiland - 1983 - 1985


Other Past Presidents:

Al Price 1967 – 1968

Robert Richel  1968—1969

Ed Sverdsten 1969—1971

Carl Finke 1971—1974

Carl Nelson 1974—1981

Harry Hanson 1981—1983

Don Jensen 1985—1987

Leo Musselman 1987—1991

Ray Coon  - 1991 - 1993


Board of Directors:

Kelly Scott, St. Maries

Robert Peterson, Cascade

Doug Westfall, Salmon

Kelly Kelso, Pierce

Richard Nordstrom, Post Falls

David Johnson, Coeur d’Alene

Greg Kelso, Weippe

Frank Howerton, Blanchard

Mick McLaughlin, Orofino

Cliff Irish, Westmond

Corby Finke, Orofino

Bill Lowry III, Princeton

Bob Danielson, St. Maries

Ryan Hanson, Horseshoe Bend

Tom Ray, Orofino

Levi Bruce, Kendrick

Wayne Earling, Hayden

Frank Buell, St. Maries

Jody Hendrickx, St. Maries

Rusty Irish, Sagle



Associated Logging Contractors, Inc.


Executive Director

Shawn Keough


Office Manager

Linda Murphy


ALC Services, Inc.


Projects and Safety Coordinator

Steve Barham

Dan Musselman


Idaho Pro-Logger Program Coordinator

Administrative Assistant

Julie Schwanz

Associated Logging Contractors, Inc.

Telephone: (208) 667-6473

(800) 632-8743

Facsimile: (208) 667-2144

Mailing Address:

PO Box 671

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816

Physical Address:

10589 S. Hwy 95

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814