The Canadian Woodlands Forum, CWF, is a not-for profit membership based organization recognized for its commitment to effective, quality woodlands operations in support of sustainable forest management. The CWF is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who commit their time to ensure that members benefit from the work done by the CWF. Day to day operations are administered in the CWF office by Executive Director Peter Robichaud and Administrative Coordinator Trinda Webster, along with Bruce Chisholm, Project Coordinator. The Mission of the Canadian Woodlands Forum is to improve the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and profitability of woodlands operations, through an ongoing commitment to providing opportunities for communication and a means to exchange knowledge of best practices, technology and innovations that contribute towards sustaining a robust, safe, and environmentally responsible wood fiber supply chain.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
INDUSTRIAL WOOD CONSUMING MILL/INDUSTRIAL LAND MANAGEMENT CO.Earle Miller - Great Northern Timber
John MacLellan - Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Ltd.
Yves O’Brien - Groupe Savoie Ltee.
Ian Johnstone - Wagner Forest Management Ltd.
Cassie Turple - Ledwidge Lumber Ltd.
Jason Casey- Elmsdale Lumber Co. Ltd.
Kevin Saunders - Port Hawkesbury Paper
Brett Mahoney - Fornebu Lumber Ltd.
Jim Ketterling - J.D. Irving, Limited
Additional IWC Members:
L.P. Canada and Houlton, Delco Lumber and Crabbe Lumber
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSAshlee Manning – A.L.P.A. Equipment Ltd.
Mike Harlow – Toromont CAT (Maritimes)
Ron Montgomery – Tigercat Industries Inc.
Jake Urquhart – Urquhart-MacDonald & Associates
Dave Maxwell – Liehberr-Canada Ltd.
Louis Maher – John Deere
Bernard Daigle – Canadian Forest Service
Tom Cole – Waratah Canada Ltd.
Jeff Bishop – Forest Nova Scotia Inc.
Dirk Nielsen – Weiler Forestry
REGULAR MEMBERSMike Shea – Atlantic Land Improvement Contractors Association (ALICA)
Marcus Zwicker - WestFor Management
Stephen Marsters - Timberland Holdings
Susannah Banks - NB Federation of Woodlot Owners
Gerald Holmes - Retired, Port Hawkesbury Paper
CONTRACTOR MEMBERSMike Masters – Masters Forestry Limited
Billy Gillespie – W & R Gillespie Ltd.
Calvin Archibald – Next Generation Forest Management Ltd.
Neil Kenney – N.R. Kenney Logging Ltd.
Tim Blaney - Merle Wallace Ltd.
Daniel Reeves - Reeves Logging & Tree Farms