The Board of Directors of the Eastern Ontario Model Forest (EOMF) is pleased to announce that Astrid Nielsen, R.P.F. has agreed to join the EOMF as General Manager, starting June 1, 2016. Astrid has over 20 years of forestry experience in the private and public sector and has worked with the EOMF and our partners for many years. Astrid graduated with a BScF from the University of British Columbia and completed her Masters of Forest Conservation degree at the University of Toronto. She is currently the President of the Ontario Professional Foresters Association.
The Board would like to thank our outgoing General Manager Wade Knight for his dedicated service for the last three years. He has guided the organization through a challenging transition and helped set the stage for a bright future for the EOMF.
EOMF friends and members will have a chance to meet with Astrid at our Annual General Meeting which will be held at Limerick Forest, on June 15, 2016.