Laura is the SIP’s Program Manager. Laura received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with Ecology Specialization and Industrial Internship Practicum from the University of Alberta. Since her degree, Laura became an experienced forestry project manager through a variety of capacities and positions including in government, industry, consulting, and community forestry.
Laura is an accredited silviculture surveyor and has led projects in mountain pine beetle and wildfire impact surveys and prescriptions, forest inventory and residue and waste. In addition, Laura has a background in illustration and graphic design, allowing her to facilitate effective communication through creative means such as infographics, diagrams and promotional materials.