Karen Gowland has been appointed to the Boise Cascade Company board of directors.
Gowland has nearly 30 years of experience in the forest products industry and more than 15 years of experience as a corporate secretary for various public and private entities in the forest products industry. Most recently, she was the senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Boise Inc.
Gowland is chairwoman of the Professional Conduct Board for the Idaho State Bar Association, is a past chairwoman of the Law Advisory Council for the University of Idaho College of Law, and is a member of the board of directors of the University of Idaho Foundation. She holds degrees in accounting and law from the University of Idaho.