The Council Consists of Five Members:
Trevor Swan – Chair
Trevor Swan is a registered professional forester, retired lawyer and chartered director with 40 years experience in natural resource management, including the managed forest program. He is an experienced Director having served as President of the Association of BC Forest Professionals and as Chair for the Managed Forest Council from August 2004 to December 2011. Trevor has a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of British Columbia, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta and a Chartered Director designation through McMaster University.
William Pryhitko – Owner Member
Blair Robertson – Owner Member
Blair Robertson has been active in private forestry and land management on Vancouver Island since 1990. He operates his family–owned managed forest on southern Vancouver Island. From 1996 – 2004, he acted as general manager of the Private Forest Landowners Association. By virtue of his involvement in the Managed Forest Program since its inception and through his ownership of private managed forest land, he has accumulated substantial experience with local and provincial governments on a variety of land management issues. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and MBA from the University of British Columbia.
Brian Frenkel - Minister Appointee
Dennis Lozinsky – Minister Appointee
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of Alberta, and a Diploma of Forestry Technology from Selkirk College. Prior to Salix Consulting Ltd., Mr. Lozinsky was a Forest Certification Coordinator for a major forest company on the west coast, an Operational Forester in the Southern Interior, and a silviculture forester with the Ministry of Forests on North Vancouver Island.
Ann Donaldson, RPF
Ann Donaldson is a registered professional forester with more than 25 years experience working in natural resource management on the coast and in the interior BC. Ann has worked as a consultant for both industry and government, with experience in silviculture, forest inventory, development planning, timber supply analysis and management plans. She has also worked as an administrative forester responsible for monitoring compliance with legislation and policy. She began working with the Managed Forest Council as a part time consultant in 2004, becoming full time in 2016.
PAST COUNCIL MEMBERS
• Trevor Swan, August 2004 – December 2011
• Rod Davis, January 2012 – January 2021
• J.T. (Jim) Trebett, July 2006 – June 2010
• Rod Davis, July 2004 – March 2011
• Ron Davis, August 2006 – August 2012
• Rod Visser, November 2011 – November 2017
• Michael Alexander, August 2012 – August 2018