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Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation

Ministry
Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry
URL
nfmcforestry.ca/
Address
22 PENINSULA ROAD, FIRST FLOOR PO BOX 1479
MARATHON
P0T2E0
Phone
(807) 229-8118
Background
Ontario Forest Tenure Modernization Act, 2011, S.O. 2011, c. 10, ss. 3(1) (opens a new window)
Ontario Forest Tenure Modernization Act, 2011, S.O. 2011, c. 10, ss. 3(1); O. Reg. 111/12, s. 1 (opens a new window)
Function

The local forest management corporation is responsible to: 1. Hold forest resource licences and manage Crown forests in a manner necessary to provide for the sustainability of Crown forests in accordance with the Crown Forest Sustainability Act, 1994 and to promote the sustainability of Crown forests; 2. Provide for economic development opportunities for aboriginal peoples; 3. Manage its affairs to become a self-sustaining business entity and to optimize the value from Crown forest resources while recognizing the importance of local economic development; 4. Market, sell and enable access to a predictable and competitively priced supply of Crown forest resources; 5. Carry out such other objects as may be prescribed by regulation.

 

Membership

The affairs of the local forest management corporation are under the management and control of its board of directors. The corporation consists of no more than twelve (12) members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, or such number as may be prescribed, who form the board of directors of the corporation. The Lieutenant Governor in Council designates one of the members as chair and at least one member as vice-chair.

Term

The members are appointed for a term of office at the pleasure of the Lieutenant Governor in Council (to date the initial appointment it has been for 3 years).

Meetings
The board meets three to four times each year.
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule A, Level 2 of the Agencies and Appointments Directive.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) LAIRD VAN DAMME
20-Aug-2020 - 19-Aug-2023
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2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) ADAM BROWN
02-Jul-2020 - 01-Jul-2023
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3. Member (Part-Time) JULIE ROYWARD
02-May-2019 - 01-May-2022
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4. Member (Part-Time) TINA FORSYTH
28-Jun-2020 - 27-Jun-2023
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5. Member (Part-Time) GRANT GOODWIN
30-Jul-2020 - 29-Jul-2023
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6. Member (Part-Time) JESSE GAUDETTE
06-Aug-2020 - 05-Aug-2023
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7. Member (Part-Time) JOANNE MICHANO
06-Aug-2020 - 05-Aug-2023
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