This year, specifically on Thursday, January 14 2021, the leadership baton at the Faculty of Forestry UGM moved from Mrs. Dr. Lies Rahayu Wijayanti Faida, M.P., Head of the Master of Forestry Science Program Universitas Gadjah Mada for the 2016-2021 period, to Mr. Tomy Listyanto, S.Hut., M.Env.Sc., Ph.D. as the new head for the 2021-2026 period. This was followed by the handover of the secretary position of the Master of Forestry Science Program from Mr. Tomy Listyanto, S.Hut., M.Env.Sc., Ph.D. to Mr. Widiyatno, S.Hut., M.Sc., Ph.D. Both of the inaugurations were also accompanied by the handover of head positions for the departments within the Faculty.
Due to the pandemic condition, the positions handover in the Faculty of Forestry UGM was carried out both offline and online. The offline procedures were held in the Auditorium of the Faculty of Forestry UGM and were attended by the Dean, Vice Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Vice Dean for Finance, Asset, and Human Resource, Vice Dean for Cooperation and Community Service, and the officials who will conduct the positions handover.
The event was officially started when news of the handover ceremony was signed, continued with the submission of the documents from the previous officials to the new ones. This was also followed by the handover of souvenirs to the former officials.
On this occasion, the welcoming speech from the old officials was represented by the Head of the Department of Forest Resources Conservation, Prof. Dr. Erny Poedjirahajoe, M.P. Meanwhile, the welcoming speech for new officials was delivered by the Head of Doctor Forestry Science Program, Dr. Ir. Eny Faridah, M.Sc.
The handover was concluded with a congratulatory speech to Mr. Tomy Listyanto, M.Env.Sc., Ph.D. as the Head of Master Program and to Mr. Widiyatno, S.Hut., M.Sc., Ph.D. as the Secretary. Lastly, a picture was taken together with the new officials and the Dean Faculty of Forestry UGM.