The Faculty of Forestry is proud to have graduated almost 3,000 forestry professionals in it’s 100-plus year history, including such influential and visionary leaders as President Emeritus of World Wide Fund For Nature Canada (WWF-Canada) Monte Hummel, MScF ’79; founder of Forests Without Borders Fred Pinto, BScF ’78; and current President of Tree Canada Mike Rosen, BScF ’84.


Faculty of Forestry Alumni Association (FAA)

The volunteer-run Faculty of Forestry Alumni Association helps keep alumni connected to the Faculty and each other and organizes occasional events.


Mission

The Mission of the Faculty of Forestry Alumni Association is to provide opportunities for its alumni to participate in and contribute to the continued growth and development of the Faculty of Forestry, to recognize alumni contributions to the Faculty and to society as a whole, and to promote interaction among alumni through programs that enrich their professional and personal lives.


Goals

  • Acknowledge and celebrate the 100+ years of wealth of knowledge and expertise that the University of Toronto Faculty of Forestry has established
  • Create connections between past, present and future graduates, staff and faculty
  • Facilitate with the Faculty room for dialogue for the many facets (i.e. the many competing and various understandings) of forestry as they exist today
  • Promote activities that will bring Alumni and current graduate students together
  • Through dialogue and improved communication determine what Alumni want
  • Promote scholarship
  • Promote stewardship

Objectives

In order to advance the effectiveness and interests of the University of Toronto, and in particular of its Faculty of Forestry, the objectives of this Association shall be:

  • Promote the interests of the Faculty of Forestry in the University of Toronto
  • Assist in the development of Faculty of Forestry policy by representing the concerns of the Forestry Alumni in the appropriate faculty and university forums
  • Work with the Dean and the Faculty of Forestry in the promotion of the wise use of forests
  • Pursue financial means directed towards the education of conscientious individuals in the wise use of forests
  • Encourage professional and social fellowship among its members
  • Help create and maintain a close relationship between alumni and students of the Faculty of Forestry
  • Help increase enrollment at the Faculty through effective communications

Upcoming Events: Forestry Reunion 2016

The FAA, in association with Teresa Domingues and Craig Robinson are organizing U of T Forestry Reunion during September 16-18, 2016. For more details, please visit : http://www.forestryreunion.ca/ 


FAA Executive Committee – 2016

Marcin Lewandowski (President)

Ian Dunn (Vice-President)

Jessica Kaknevicius (Secretary)

Sally Krigstin (Faculty Liaison and Treasurer)

Dana Collins (Liaison Member)

Fai Udomkaenjana (Communications Lead)

Christine Leduc (Communications Officer)

Rachele Levin (Communications and Elector of the University of Toronto Alumni College)

Juliana Kostrinsky (Fundraising Officer)

For all inquiries, please contact;

Marcin Lewandowski

Manager of Operations, Biomass & BioEnergy Consulting at Ecostrat Inc

marcin@ecostrat.com