Introducing CFI’s 10th annual Top 10 Under 40

By Jennifer Ellson
Wood Business – Canadian Forest Industries
September 8, 2022
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada

This year marks the 10th edition of CFI’s Top 10 Under 40 award, where we celebrate the bright young champions of our industry. We are proud to present this year’s top of the crop – our industry’s young leaders, innovators, change-makers, mentors who achieved so much at a young age, inspiring others, and giving back to their communities.

  • Stephane Dufour – Senior freehold timberlands planning forester, Acadian Timber, Plaster Rock, N.B.
  • Dianna Embleton – Continuous improvement advisor, Tolko Industries, Armstrong, B.C.
  • Calvin Lee – Operations Engineer, Teal Jones, Surrey, B.C.
  • Maxime Lessard – Senior vice-president, customer service and sales, BID Group, St-Georges de Beauce, Que.
  • Caity Klaudt – Occupational safety officer, WorkSafeBC, Kamloops, B.C.
  • Maxence Otis – Owner, Forestier Maxence Otis, La Baie, Que.
  • Stephanie Parzei – Senior advisor, environment and forest certification, Interfor, Nairn Centre, Ont.
  • Monika Patel – Director of programs and communications, Forest Stewardship Council, Toronto, Ont.
  • Jake Power – Co-owner, president and managing director, PowerWood, Agassiz, B.C.
  • Shelley Stewart – Owner, Bar S Ventures, Merritt, B.C.

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