Position: President, Forester, cert. Cruiser, cert. silv. surveyor

Skills Summary:

  • Experience in forest management starting in 1983

  • Registered Professional Forester, certified silviculture surveyor, accredited timber evaluator

  • Starting in 1991, experience with all aspects of multiphase timber development including timber reconnaissance, cruising, block and road layout/design, site plan development including all field data collection, riparian management and WTP layout and design

  • Graduate fisheries technician with experience in stream classification, fish habitat assessments and sampling techniques

  • Administration of numerous multi-year multi‑phase contracts

  • Operation of forestry consulting company, supervision of personnel and clientele liaison since 1987

  • Experience with all types of silviculture surveys and subsequent treatment prescriptions since 1987

  • Extensive experience with planting implementation, including the direct supervision of   numerous multi‑million tree planting projects for both government and private clients

  • BCTS EMS Certified

  • Experience with BCTS Land Resource Manager

Recent Work Experience:


Forest Floor Contracting Ltd.

Vanderhoof, B.C.

1986- Present


Avison Management Services Ltd.

Vanderhoof, B.C.


Professional Certification:                       Registered Professional Forester (1993)

Licences and Certificates:                       Certified Silviculture Surveyor (1986, 1991)

                                                                    Accredited Timber Evaluator (Interior)

                                                                    Occupational First Aid Level 1 and transport


                                                                    Certified Electrofishing Operator (Crew Supervisor)


Education                                                  Diploma in Fish, Wildlife and Recreation Resource Technology (Fisheries major), British Columbia Institute of Technology, 1983

                                                                    Diploma, Forest Resource Technology, College of New Caledonia, 1981

                                                                    Additional courses in ecological classification of mature and disturbed sites, riparian/stream classification