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Algonquin Forestry Authority

Ministry
Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry
URL
www.algonquinforestry.on.ca
Address
222 MAIN STREET WEST
HUNTSVILLE
P1H1Y1
Phone
(705) 789-9647
Fax
705 789 9647
Background
ALGONQUIN FORESTRY AUTHORITY ACT, RSO 1990, C. A.17, S. 3 (opens a new window)
Function

Subject to the Crown Forest Sustainability Act, the Algonquin Forestry Authority is allowed to harvest timber in Algonquin Park and to sort, sell and deliver the logs. It is also empowered to advise on, undertake and carry out forestry, land-management and other programs and projects as the Minister may authorize.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints not less than five and not more than twelve members and designates one member as chair and one as vice-chair. The General Manager is not a member of the board.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
The Algonquin Forestry Authority meets six times a year, approximately every two months. Meetings are held in various locations in and around Algonquin Park. Members combine business meetings with visits to mills and logging sites.
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule A, Level 1 of the Agencies and Appointments Directive

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) DAVID LEMKAY
17-Oct-2019 - 16-Oct-2022
douglas
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) GORD CLARK
09-Jul-2020 - 08-Jul-2023
coldwater
3. Member (Part-Time) CARL CORBETT
06-Jun-2019 - 05-Jun-2022
huntsville
4. Member (Part-Time) RODNEY SMITH
16-Aug-2019 - 15-Aug-2022
arnprior
5. Member (Part-Time) DAMION KETCHUM
26-Sep-2019 - 25-Sep-2022
toronto
6. Member (Part-Time) ROBERT HOWE
25-Oct-2019 - 24-Oct-2022
barry's bay
7. Member (Part-Time) CHARLIE LAUER
04-Feb-2021 - 03-Feb-2024
peterborough
8. Member (Part-Time) SARAH BROS
04-Feb-2021 - 03-Feb-2024
north bay
9. Member (Part-Time)
10. Member (Part-Time)
11. General Manager JEFFREY LEAVEY
01-Apr-2014 - N/A
pembroke