Presentation on theme: "Canadian Institute of Forestry National and Rocky Mountain Section CAPF 2014 AGM Update June 19, 2014 Executive Royal Inn Edmonton, Alberta."— Presentation transcript:
Canadian Institute of Forestry National and Rocky Mountain Section CAPF 2014 AGM Update June 19, 2014 Executive Royal Inn Edmonton, Alberta
CIF National update: National CIF membership steady at approximately 2200+ Forestry Chronicle continues to be highly valued journal: – Recent “Forest History” theme issue published – FRIAA theme issue in the works Joint National CIF AGM with SAF National Convention and XXIV IUFRO World Congress (Oct 8-11, 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) Whitecourt “Forest Capital of Canada” designation extended to 2015; additional RMS events planned
CIF National update: New Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award, Canada/UK /TD Bank, $12K HRH Award for Sustainable Forestry launched last year National Forests without Borders (FwB) program growing: – Obtained charitable status from GOC – Provincial caucuses in NL, ON, AB and BC Continue building links to USA, China, Asia CIF Silver Ring program review ongoing – changes coming… Join or renew today!
RMS Update: Section membership approximately 450; 10+ Sustaining Corp Members from Alberta Provide ongoing continuing competency opportunities for CIF and CAPF/CAPFT members: – Three Tech Sessions planned for 2014-15; details to follow Support a variety of student awards, events and activities AB caucus FwB Project - Nepal Village School Seedling Nursery – Nepal Forestry Study Tour, Oct 16-Nov 8, 2014 RMS regarded as one of the strongest of 19 Sections in Canada - join to help the local section and/or FwB caucus today!
2014-2015 CIF-RMS Council DirectorLorne West Chair Alex Drummond Vice ChairAshley Lawson SecretaryDan MacIsaac Treasurer Donna Smyl CouncilorDave McNabb CouncilorSharad Karmacharya CouncilorJeff Renton CouncilorBrent Dysart CouncilorDiana Boylen CouncilorMarty O’Byrne CouncilorSteve McIsaac CAPF LiaisonDoug Krystofiak UofA/NAIT LiaisonTBC RMS 2014 AGM