Kalin Uhrich, Canfor, joins FSC Canada Board of Directors

February 16, 2022

By: The Working Forest Staff

FSC Canada is pleased to welcome Kalin Uhrich Chief Forester, Canadian Forest Products Ltd. – Wood Products Canada to the FSC Canada Board of Directors. Kalin replaces Arthur Tsai who recently departed Canfor and held an economic chamber seat on the FSC Canada Board of Directors.

Kalin provides strategic support, guidance, and leadership in the areas of forest policy, forestry associations liaise, Indigenous partnerships, strategic fibre supply, timber pricing, forest certification, and sustainability.

Kalin has worked in the forest industry for over 40 years and has acquired a wide array of experience in supervision and management positions in lumber manufacturing and forestry operations. During the past 18 years, Kalin held management positions with Pope & Talbot Ltd. and as an executive officer of Conifex Timber Inc., before rejoining Canfor in 2016 as Chief Forester, Wood Products Canada.

Kalin currently serves as Chair of the College of New Caledonia – Research Forest Society. Kalin also serves as the forest industry Co-Chair of both the Provincial Forestry Forum and the North Area Operational Issues Forum. Kalin represents Canfor in numerous forestry and environmental committees at both the provincial and national level.

Kalin, his wife Diana, and their two grown children all reside in Prince George, British Columbia. Kalin is an avid golfer and enjoys sports, exercise, traveling, and outdoor activities with family and friends.

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