Board of Directors

The Council’s membership includes forest industry organizations representing workers, employers, government and crown corporations.

Each organization is represented on the Board of Directors.  The current member organizations and their representatives on the Board are:

Board of Directors

Ken Higginbotham (Bio)            Board Chair
Don Demens (Bio) Western Forest Products
Stephen Mackie (Bio) Canfor
Reid Hedlund (Bio) Interior Logging Association (ILA)
David Elstone Truck Loggers Association (TLA)
Darshan Sihota (Bio) Island Timberlands
John Betts Western Silvicultural Contractors’ Association (WSCA)
Tom Jensen (Bio) Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO)
Bob Matters (Bio) United Steelworkers Wood Council



Ex-Officio Member

Reynold Hert, CEO (Bio) BC Forest Safety Council


Tom Pawlowski WorkSafeBC  (WSBC)


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