McBride Community Forest board member resigns

By Andrea Arnold
The Rocky Mountain Goat
February 2, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

McBride Community Forest Board of Directors member Sheilagh Foster submitted her letter of resignation from the board on Tues Jan 24. Foster had been on the board of directors since the summer of 2021… She was disheartened to hear that the Village of McBride had voted to remove two of the MCFC board of directors. “(It is) a sad repeat of the history and community trauma endured under previous Village Councils,” said Foster. “I joined the MCFC Board of Directors, hoping that director appointment and management by Village Council was behind us. I hoped MCFC could work toward becoming an independent organization not subject to the political whims of McBride Village Council.” Seeing that the Village has once again stepped in and appointed directors of their own choosing, Foster made the decision to step down. 

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