Our Board

Our Board of Directors, composed of representatives from member companies, provides governance and oversight for our Association.

We appreciate all members of the Board for volunteering their time to provide strategic leadership, and to make sure that AFPA continues to be the best resource it can be for our members and the public.

David Anderson

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.

Dyon Armstrong

Foothills Forest Products Inc., Vice-Chair*

Roger Ashfield

Mercer International, Chair*

Jerry Baker

Tall Pine Timber Co. Ltd.

Jason Boucher

Boucher Bros. Lumber Ltd.

Nathan Corser

Yellowhead Wood Products Inc.

Wade Doris

International Paper Company

Howie Ewashko

Northland Forest Products Ltd.

James Gorman

West Fraser Mills Ltd., Past Chair*

David Graham

Weyerhaeuser Company Limited

Jason Krips

AFPA, President and CEO*

Ross Lennox

Canfor Corporation

Andrew Meyer


Satoshi Miyake

Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc.

Frank Peters

Evergreen Lumber Inc.

Janis Simpkins

Tolko Industries

Ron Stern

Alberta Newsprint Company

Ken Vanderwell

Vanderwell Contractors (1971) Ltd.

Barney Wiebe

La Crete Sawmills Ltd.

Greg Zavisha

Zavisha Sawmills Ltd.

*Denotes member of Executive Committee
Alberta Forest Products Association

AFPA is a non-profit association that represents Alberta’s forest industry. We support our members in reaching new heights of sustainability, safety, efficiency and innovation, and we give Albertans opportunities to learn about our forests and the forest industry.

Read more

Work Wild is here to help people who are looking for a career they’ll love – whether you’re a high school student evaluating career options for the first time, or looking to make a change in your career.

If you’d like more information about employment opportunities in the forest industry, you can find job profiles, current job postings, scholarships and more here.



96% of Alberta’s managed forests (where forest companies operate) are independently certified for sustainability.

Learn more about the forest industry’s sustainable forest management practices.

Forest Management