Directors and Advisors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND ADVISORS

The business and affairs of the Council are managed under the authority of its Member-elected Board of Directors. The Board is composed of Directors from various geographical regions of the country and representing the various wood products members of the Council.

 BOARD DIRECTORS

NAME  CWC MEMBER AFFILIATION COMPANY
 Paul Whittaker  AFPA  Alberta Forest Products Association
 Wayne Guthrie  COFI  Sales and Marketing – Canfor
 Chris McIver  COFI  Fraser Timber
 Kevin Merriam  MLB  Maritime Lumber Bureau
 Eric Paradis  QFIC  Resolute Forest Products
 Rick Jeffery  CFPA (Coast)  Coast Forest Products Association
 André Boucher  OLMA  Ontario Lumber Manufacturers Agency
 Kent Fargey  APA-EWS  Western Archrib
 Marilyn Thompson  APA  The Engineered Wood Association
 Jerry Cvach CWTA  CWTA
 Hank Starno  MHI  MHI Canada
 Keith Hess  CMSA  Mill & Timber Group
 John Neels  NLGA  National Lumber Grades Authority
 Jamie Lim  OFIA  OFIA
 David Bowick  Engineer  Blackwell Structural Engineers
Trevor Stuthridge  R & D  FPInnovations

The Board also appoints Advisors to help CWC and its Board of Directors understand the attitudes and hurdles that might limit the acceptability of wood product construction by the groups they represent.

ADVISORS

NAME  AFFILIATION TITLE / EMPLOYER
 Eric DenOuden  Home Builders  Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA)
 David Bowick  Engineers  Principal, Blackwell Bowick
 Randall Kober  Academia  Master Lecturer, Laurentian University School of Architecture
 Dr.George Hadjisophocleous  Academia  Professor and NSERC-Forintek Industrial Research Chair in Fire Safety Engineering, Carleton University
 Shelley Craig  Architecture  Partner, Urban Arts Architecture
 Trevor Stuthridge  R & D  Executive VP, FPInnovations