76th Annual Meeting & Convention

76th

OFIA'S 76TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

 

2019 ANNUAL MEETING & CONVENTION

THANK YOU TO ALL GUESTS, SPEAKERS AND SPONSORS FOR A SUCCESSFUL 76th ANNIVERSARY

 



2019 Highlight Video





Hon. John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry
Kicking off OFIA's 76th year celebration!



OFIA Chair, Erik Holmstrom and Minister Yakabuski


OFIA President & CEO, Jamie Lim, and Minister Yakabuski



Ontario Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO, Rocco Rossi (Business Panel Moderator)


Business Panel:
Rocco Rossi, Ontario Chamber of Commerce President & CEO (Moderator)
Hamir Patel, Director of Paper & Forest Products, CIBC World Markets
Jamie Lim, OFIA President & CEO
Kevin Mason, Managing Director, ERA Forest Products Research
Michel Vincent, Director of Economy & Markets, Quebec Forest Industry Council




OFIA's 2019 Board of Directors



OFIA's 2019 Woodlands Committee  



OFIA's Forest Sector Champion Award Winner:
Lacey Rose, RPF, Renfrew County & Host of Mighty Jobs
Ian Dunn, OFIA's Director of Forest Policy




Science Panel:
Dr. Thomas Nudds, Professor Emeritus, Integrative Biology, University of Guelph
Assistant Deputy Minister, Kathleen McFadden, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (Moderator)
Dr. Darren Sleep, Senior Director of Conservation Strategies, SFI
Matt Wilkie, RPF, Purchase Fibre and Systems Leader, Weyerhaeuser




People Panel:
Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief, Ed Wawia, Northern Superior Region
Her Worship Wendy Landry, Municipality of Shuniah and President of NOMA
His Worship Roger Sigouin, Town of Hearst
Roger Barber, OFIA Director, Resolute Forest Products (Moderator)




Howard Hampton, Colleague at Pilot Law



Thank you to FC Financial's, Neil and Laura Carroll for their many years of continued support!



Masters of Forest Conservation Students at University of Toronto



Eddie Heideman, Lavern Heideman & Sons Ltd. & Jeff Leavey, Algonquin Forestry Authority



John Pineau, FPInnovations
Marianne Berube, Executive Director of Ontario Wood-WORKS!
His Worship Roger Sigouin, Town of Hearst
Dale Kaemingh, Manitou Forest Products, OFIA Member 




Neil McKeown, Gro-Bark / Walker Environmental Industries, OFIA Associate Member
Grant Gulick, Gulick Forest Products, OFIA Member
Dan Freymond, Freymond Lumber, OFIA Member

THANK YOU AGAIN TO OUR SPONSORS! We hope to see you all next year!