Candidate for
Councillor-at-Large

Janice Mathers,

RPF #4455

Executive Summary

Janice Mathers, RPF, has more than 19 years of experience in the forest industry across various sectors, from industry to government, and consulting.

Janice is currently principal and general manager of StoneCroft Engineering Ltd., a consulting firm in Campbell River that designs and manages construction of bridges, roads and other infrastructure, primarily in the natural resource sector, including forestry and mining.

Janice has also worked in silviculture, harvest planning, cut block and road layout, marine logistics, supply chain management, log supply forecasting, safety and certification management, small business management, and production supervision, as well as on First Nations projects. As a senior manager, Janice has experience in strategic planning and conflict resolution. 

Furthermore, Janice has served on the ABCFP Finance Committee and ForestTrust 2016, and was chair of both from 2017 to 2020. 

Janice believes strongly in mentoring and supporting new professionals in the forest industry, and hopes to help council and registrants continue to navigate implementation of the Professional Governance Act, as well as other current forestry concerns

Professional Experience

  • Principal and General Manager, StoneCroft Engineering Ltd., Campbell River, February 2021-present. 
  • Manager, Log Allocation and Distribution, Fibre Supply, Western Forest Products Inc., Campbell River, April 2015-February 2021
  • Logistics Supervisor, Western Forest Products Inc., Nanaimo, December 2011-March 2015
  • Area Engineer, Western Forest Products Inc., Port Alberni, November 2010-December 2011
  • Certification Standards Officer, BCTS, Strait of Georgia, Campbell River, October 2008-November 2010
  • Field Engineer, Western Forest Products, Campbell River, May 2006 to October 2008
  • Field Planner, Weyerhaueser/Cascadia Forest products, Port McNeill, May 2003 to May 2006

Related Experience

  • Leadership role in SAFE certification, ISO 14001 Environmental Management certification & SFI
  • Sustainable Forest Management certification

Education

  • Masters of Business Administration, Royal Roads University, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Forest Resource Management, UBC, 2004
  • Log Scaling License, 2012

Memberships/Registration

  • ABCFP, 2006
  • Log Scaling License, 2013