Executive Council


The New Zealand Forest Owners Association is administered by a National Executive Council of elected and appointed members which meets quarterly to deal with the wide range of issues affecting commercial plantation forestry in New Zealand.

President and Vice President

  • President: Peter Weir, Ernslaw One Limited
  • Vice President: Phil Taylor, Port Blakely

Elected Members:

  • Dave Cormack, Wenita Forest Products
  • Grant Dodson, City Forests
  • Tim Sandall, Pac Pac Forest Products 
  • Sean McBride, Juken New Zealand
  • Lees Seymour, Nelson Forests
  • Satinder Mohan Singh, Aubade NZ
  • Brendan Slui, Rayonier NZ
  • Steve Walker, China Forestry Company

By Appointment:

  • Robert Green, Timberlands
  • Kerry Ellem, Hancock Forest Management

Committee Meetings

No upcoming event!