John Pineau

John Pineau assists with the FRP Extension and Knowledge exchange program. John is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Canadian Institute of Forestry – Institut forestier du Canada after serving as Executive Director since 2006. Prior to that time, he worked as a full-time consultant to the Canadian Ecology Centre - Forestry Research Partnership as Extension Manager, and with the Lake Abitibi Model Forest on a variety of projects including four years as Chair of the Education and Public Awareness committee. During his career, John has worked for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources in a variety of locations and capacities including as Park Naturalist, Communications Officer, Park Planner and G.I.S. Specialist. He was employed by Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. In Alberta as G.I.S. Manager and Biologist from 1994-2000. John Currently resides near Mattawa, Ontario with his wife Elizabeth and their four children. He has a degree in Biology from Trent University (1983) and a diploma in GIS Application Development from Fleming College (1991). In his spare time, John is an enthusiastic wilderness canoeist who also enjoys golf and tennis. He is a folk musician, playing guitar and singing, especially around campfires. He has also recently become a dedicated, if somewhat challenged carpenter.

Contact Information:

Forestry Research Partnership
6905 Hwy 17 W
P.O. Box 99
Mattawa, ON
P0H 1V0
Phone: (705) 744-1715 x 585
Fax: (705) 744-1716

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