Council Elections

Council elections occur each year, assuming there are more council nominations than vacancies. Newly elected or acclaimed councillors take office at the annual general meeting following the election. The process for appointing lay councillors is handled separately.

Councillors carrying forward to the Association of BC Forest Professionals 73rd Council are as follows:

Immediate Past President

  • Morgan Kennah, RPF

Councillors at Large

  • Ken Day, RPF
  • Jamie Jeffreys, RPF
  • Garnet Mierau, RPF
  • Marina Rayner, RFT
  • Bowen Sly, RFT  

Lay Councillors

  • Gordon Prest, HM
  • Wendy Royle, CPA
     

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Candidates for Council

Registered Professional Forester

The election for a councillor from the Registered Professional Forester (RPF) category has two (2) candidates vying for one (1) position for a three (3) year term. In alphabetical order, the candidates are:

Registered Forest Technologist

The election for a councillor from the Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) category has two (2) candidates vying for one (1) position for a three (3) year term. In alphabetical order, the candidates are:

President and Vice President

Trevor SWAN, LLB, RPF #1693, is running for council president, and Trevor JOYCE, RPF #3990, is running for council vice president.
Both are running unopposed in their categories and will be acclaimed to the positions.


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The 73rd ABCFP council will take office at the 2020 conference in Nanaimo, February 5-7.


*Voting Eligibility

Members with the following member types and designations were eligible to vote in the council election, if they were in good standing on the date of record, which will be December 5, 2019
Member Type Designation
Active Registered RPF, RFT
Retired Registered or Life Member RPF(Ret), RFT(Ret)
Associate Member NRP, ATC, ATE, SAS
Special Permit - Limited Licence LL


More Information

If you have any questions about council elections, please contact the registrar and director of act compliance.

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