Mississippi State University

Disciplinary Action History - Beginning 1/2014

2014


  • Name: Rhondl T. Ryals, R.F. # - Unlicensed
  • Violation: unlicensed practice of forestry without being duly registered as prohibited by Section 73-36-05.
  • Disciplinary action: Respondent agreed to and signed written consent order to cease and desist from engaging in any conduct or activity that constitutes the practice of forestry as defined in Section 73-36-03.
  • Effective date: June 11, 2014
  • Name: Derek Fayard, R.F. # - Unlicensed
  • Violation: offering forestry services to the general public without being duly registered as prohibited by Section 73-36-05.
  • Disciplinary action: Respondent agreed to and signed written cease and desist order.
  • Effective date: June 12, 2014
  • Name: Tom Busch, R.F. # - Unlicensed
  • Violation: unlicensed practice of forestry and offering forestry services to the general public without being duly registered as prohibited by Section 73-36-05.
  • Disciplinary action: Respondent agreed to and signed written cease and desist order including closing or prominently displaying on each page of the www.timberlandassociates.com website that he is not a Registered Forester in the State of Mississippi.
  • Effective date: June 20, 2014
  • Name: Ralph Franks, R.F. # - Unlicensed
  • Violation: unlicensed practice of forestry without being duly registered as prohibited by Section 73-36-05.
  • Disciplinary action: Respondent agreed to and signed written consent order to cease and desist from engaging in any activity that constitutes the practice of forestry as defined in Section 73-36-03 and paid an administrative penalty of $2,800.00 and administrative costs of $2,800.00.
  • Effective date: September 30, 2014

2015-2017


  • Name: Sterling Coleman, RF# - Unlicensed
  • Violation: Offering to practice forestry and using or advertising a title or description tending to convey the impression that he is a forester without being duly registered as prohibited by Section 73-36-05.
  • Disciplinary action: Respondent agreed to and signed written cease and desist order from engaging in practicing or offering to practice forestry and from using the title of forester.
  • Effective date: December 21, 2015
  • Name: Scott Lindsey, RF#1686-expired 2013
  • Violation: Offering to practice forestry and using or advertising a title or description tending to convey the impression that he is a forester without being duly registered as prohibited by Section 73-36-05.
  • Disciplinary action: Respondent paid a $500 administrative fine.
  • Effective date: September 26, 2016
  • Name: Cole Pierce. RF# - Unlicensed
  • Violation: Offering to practice forestry and using or advertising a title or description tending to convey the impression that he is a forester without being duly registered as prohibited by Section 73-36-05.
  • Disciplinary action: Respondent agreed to and signed written cease and desist order from engaging in practicing or offering to practice forestry.
  • Effective date: May 3, 2017

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