Saskatchewan

YOUR NEW CIF SECTION EXECUTIVE

2018/2019 Section Executive

Chair Shawn Delainey
Vice Chair Volker Schmid
Director April Lesko
Treasurer Vicki Gauthier
Secretary Nadine Penney
Councillors Amber Dereshkevich
Lorne Renouf
Dave Cobb
Sindy Nicholson
Philippe Labrosse

 

To contact the Saskatchewan Section, email: cif.sask@gmail.com

 

 

ASFP OFFICE HOURS CIF/ASFP Joint NEWSEM July  2018

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NEW EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

During the last Council Meeting, held on June 28th, 2018, new members were appointed to the Executive Committee:

  • Darryl Sande is the new Treasurer
  • Kim Clark will now serve as Secretary Let’s congratulate them both!

You can see the updated list of our Council and Committees on: http://www.asfp.ca/about-us/council-and-committees

AGM MINUTES 

It has been brought to our attention that the AGM Minutes contained a few errors, especially with members names. A revised version of the AGM minutes is available on the association’s website via the link below:

http://www.asfp.ca/resources/past-meetings-and-minutes

RESOURCES FOR THE ASFP REGISTRATION EXAM ARE ON THE WEBSITE 

A presentation on Forestry Law and the Practice of Forestry and a sample exam questions with an answer key are now available on the association’s website. ASFP members preparing to write the Registration Exam are encouraged to use these review materials. Click the links below to access these resources:

Forestry Law and the Practice of Forestry Exam Sample Questions

Exam Sample Questions – Key

Or go to http://www.asfp.ca/entering-the-profession/registration-exam

 

MEMBERSHIP UPDATE

The following individuals may no longer use the Titles RPF, RPFT, FIT or FTIT and are no longer authorized to practice Forestry in the Province of Saskatchewan:

  • Michael Deymen
  • Janine Leach
  • Dylan Boleski

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 To see more job postings, check http://asfp.ca/job-centre regularly!

For a small charge, the ASFP distributes forestry or resource-based Job Opportunities via email to our members. In addition to this email, we are now posting job opportunities on our website. Check it out: http://asfp.ca/job-centre. If your company has a job opportunity and wants it viewed by our entire membership, contact the ASFP office at registrar@asfp.ca.

 

FEATURED JOB POSTINGS

Do you want to work for one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers of 2017, and a world leader in the production of high- quality kraft pulp? You’re in luck!

 

Alberta Pacific, a world leader in the production of high-quality kraft pulp, is looking to fill an Integrated Land Management Specialist position.

 

Click the link to see the Job Description: Alberta_Pacific-_Integrated_Land_Management_Specialist

 

Join Weyerhaeuser and Make a Difference

Hudson Bay Timberlands (Weyerhaeuser Company Limited) is seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with their log truck management and forestry operational needs. This term position will run from mid-August 2018 until mid-October 2019. Click the link below to see the detailed job posting.

 

Weyerhaeuser_-_Forestry_Technician.pdf

Weyerhaeuser offers a competitive compensation package including benefits. The specific compensation will be commensurate with the experience and capabilities of the successful candidate.

 

Weyerhaeuser sustainably manages forests and manufacture products to make the world a better place.

 

If you are interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to http://weyer.jobs/12476

 

FOREST HISTORY SOCIETY OF SASKATCHEWAN

 

The creation of this association is well on its way. John is planning to have some regional organizational meetings in August, tentatively in Meadow Lake, Big River, Prince Albert and Hudson Bay. Anyone willing to assist in setting up those meetings is encouraged to contact him at j.daisley@xplornet.ca.

For more information, click the article below or email John Daisley at j.daisley@xplornet.ca

 

EXPLORING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEMBERS

 

The ASFP Council continues to look for education opportunities for members. Recently, they held a Special Meeting of Council to discuss a training opportunity presented by the Forum being offered by the Saskatchewan Self-Regulating Professions Working Group organized by APEGS.  The topic of the Forum is “Fairness in the

Registration Process”. The Council approved for the Chairpersons of the Admissions, Discipline and Professional Conduct Committees or their designate to attend the Forum.

 

 

NORTHERN NOTES ISSUE #5 IS NOW AVAILABLE

The 5th Issue of Northern Notes is now available. Go to http://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/pubwarehouse/pdfs/39214.pdf or click the Image below to read about The Northern Forestry Centre Analytical Services Laboratory (ASL), The Northern Forestry Centre (NoFC) Herbarium and Canadian Forest Service (CFS) Field Research Installations

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION, WORKSHOPS, PRESENTATIONS, EVENTS

CIF E-Lectures – What’s scheduled in the next few weeks? Missed a Lecture? Just visit https://www.cif-ifc.org/e-lectures/

Please note that previous CIF e-lectures are only available to CIF members.

FORESTRY ARTICLES 

Here are some forestry articles that may interest you. Click on the title to access the full article.

 

You can also click below to access ADDITIONAL NEWSLETTERS

Insights

Northern Notes

Sustainable Forest Initiative

The Working Forest

 

LOOKING AHEAD

If you have links to fascinating articles or videos or information about a job opportunity or continuing education seminar, please email NEWSEM and I will pass it on.

This monthly publication provides information of interest to our members from the CIF and ASFP about upcoming workshops, meetings, field tours, continuing education opportunities, and forestry news.

VISIT US AT…

CIF-IFC and ASFP

http://www.cif-ifc.org/