Ian Emery, AScT

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Ian Emery, AScT

Team Leak

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Forest Engineering
  • Current Employer: Interfor Corporaton
  • Position: Contract Supervisor
  • Post Secondary: BCIT Renewable Resources - Forestry
  • High School: Chatelech Secondary - Sechelt

Career Experience

I started my career as a timber cruiser and then worked my way into the forest engineering side of the business. I enjoy forest engineering as the work is so variable in that one day you will be in the office working on paper work and the next you are out supervising the construction of a logging bridge or working with a Geoscientist conducting terrain stability assessments.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • After highschool I started out in logging but soon realized that I wanted to know more about how forestry was managed. My time as a logger served me well as I learned what work ethic and pulling your weight really meant.

Career Highlights

  • 2007 Registered Forest Technologist of the year
  • 2010 Elected to the position of vice president of the Association of BC Forest Professionals
  • 2011 Served one year term as ABCFP President
  • 2012 Served as ABCFP Past President

Professional & Community Activities

  • 2008 - 2010 Council member of the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP)
    2010 - Vice President ABCFP
    2012 - President ABCFP
    Active volunteer on ABDFP RFT Scope of Practice