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Kathy Abusow

President and CEO
Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Bill Adams

Vice President, Sustainability and Innovation
Mercer International

Dr. JJ Apodaca

Dr. JJ Apodaca

Lead Scientist and Founder, Tangled Bank Conservation;
Executive Director, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

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Jose Arias-Bustamante

Policy Analyst, Indigenous Science Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Michael Berger

Secretary General/CEO
PEFC International

Jeff Bromley

Chair, United Steelworkers Wood Council,
and SFI Board Member

Eduardo Rojas Briales

PEFC International

Antonio Brunori

Forest engineer and journalist, Secretary General of PEFC Italy

Gary Bull

Professor, Department of Forest Resources Management, University of British Columbia

Cassidy Caron

Métis National Council

Linda Coady

President and CEO, BC Council of Forest Industries

Chief Lorraine Cobiness

Niisaachewan Anishinaabe First Nation, and President, Miitigoog Forest Management

Angela Davis

President, Campbell Global

Marten de Groot

National Secretary, PEFC Netherlands

Michael P. Doss

President and CEO
Graphic Packaging International Inc., and
Chair, SFI Board of Directors

Aaron Evans

Resource Technical Forester, Rayonier

Dr. Tracy Farrell

IUCN North America
and SFI Board Member

Hilary Franz

Commissioner of Public Lands
Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Angela Graham-Brown

Director, Forest Solutions Group
World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Catherine Grenier

President and CEO
Nature Conservancy Canada
and SFI Board Member

Erik Holmstrom

Vice President, Miitigoog Forest Management; Ontario Timberlands Manager, Weyerhaeuser/p>

Sharon Jean-Philippe

Professor of Urban Forestry University of Tennessee

Lennard Joe

Chief Executive Officer, BC First Nations Forestry Council
Member of the Shackan Indian Band with Nlaka’pamux First Nation
and SFI Board Member

Katy Kavanagh

Associate Dean of Research and Professor, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, and current President, National Association of University Forest Resource Programs (NAUFRP)

Dr. Werner Kurz

Senior Research Scientist, Natural Resources Canada

Ezra Mecham

Forest Project Manager, Nuxalk Forestry LP

Jason Mogilefsky

Certification Manager, Spray Lake Sawmill

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Executive Director-Lands Portfolio, Tsuut’ina Nation

Ron Palmer

Ron Palmer

First Nations Lead — Kootenay Operations

Caitlyn Pollihan

CEO and Executive Director
International Society of Arboriculture

The Honourable Bruce Ralston

M.L.A., Minister of Forests, Government of British Columbia

Joanne Ranson

Manager of Strategic Accommodation and Reconciliation, BC Ministry of Forests

Scott Robertson

Senior Associate, Nahwegahbow Corbiere LLP, Aboriginal Rights Lawyer
Member of the Six Nations of the Grand River

Agustin Rosello

President, International Forestry Students Association

Regional Chief Terry Teegee

British Columbia Assembly of First Nations

Lindsay Tighe

General Manager
Stuwix Resources Joint Venture

David Walkem

Sr. Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Invasive Species Council of BC
Member of the Cook’s Ferry Indian Band, of the Nlaka’pamux Nation

Sam Wallace

Analyst and Sector Lead, International Standards Sustainability Board

Christopher Wallahee

Christopher Wallahee

Assistant Secretary
Yakama Nation Tribal Council

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SFI Staff Moderators

Lauren Cooper

Chief Conservation Officer
Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Dr. Healy Hamilton

Chief Scientist
Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Paul Johnson

Senior Director of Urban and Community Forestry
Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Paul Robitaille

Senior Advisor, Indigenous Relations
Sustainable Forestry Initiative