NFRM Staff

Nipissing Forest Resource Management (NFRM) is closely allied with Vermillion Forest Management Ltd. (VFM) in Sudbury, the neighbouring Sustainable Forest License holder west of the Nipissing Forest. Although separate entities, the two companies share staff and resources.


Mark Lockhart, MScF, R.P.F., General Manager
Mark Lockhart is the General Manager for both Nipissing Forest Resource Management Inc. and The Vermilion Forest Management Company Ltd., and as such is responsible for overseeing management of both forests. Mark is a licensed Registered Professional Forester.
To contact Mark:
Office: 705-752-5430 extension 21; Fax: 705-752-5736
Cell: 705-499-6275
Email: mlockhart@nipissingforest.com

Scott McPherson, MScF, R.P.F., Planning Forester
Scott McPherson is the Planning Forester and Analyst for both Nipissing Forest Resource Management Inc. and The Vermilion Forest Management Company Ltd. Scott is responsible for producing forest management planning documents for both forests that meet the requirements of the Forest Management Planning Manual for Ontario's Crown Forests. Scott also leads the information development and management for both companies. Scott is a licensed Registered Professional Forester.
To contact Scott:
Office: 705-752-5430 extension 23; Fax: 705-752-5736
Cell: 705-358-7455
Email: smcpherson@nipissingforest.com

Ric Hansel, R.P.F., Operational Planning Forester
Ric Hansel prepares and approves harvest prescriptions and monitors harvesting operations for NFRM partners operating east of the HWY 11 corridor on the management unit. Ric also provides his operational expertise into the development of the forest management plans, annual work schedules and annual reports. Ric is a licensed Registered Professional Forester and a Certified Forest Operations Compliance Inspector.
To contact Ric:
Office: 705-752-5430 extension 29; Fax: 705-752-5736
Cell: 705-471-1691
Email: rhansel@nipissingforest.com

Daryl Sebesta, R.P.F., Operational Planning Forester
Daryl Sebesta prepares and approves harvest prescriptions and monitors harvesting operations for NFRM partners operating west of the HWY 11 corridor on the management unit. Daryl also provides his operational expertise into the development of the forest management plans, annual work schedules and annual reports. Daryl is a licensed Registered Professional Forester and a Certified Forest Operations Compliance Inspector.
To contact Daryl:
Office: 705-752-5430 extension 25; Fax: 705-752-5736
Cell: 705-471-1944
Email: dsebesta@nipissingforest.com

Andree Morneault, R.P.F., Silvicultural Planning Forester
Andree Morneault plans and co-ordinates all silviculture operations on the Nipissing Forest, and is a licensed Registered Professional Forester. Andree also leads silviculture effectiveness monitoring programs on the Sustainable Forest License (SFL), and provides her silviculture expertise into the development of the forest management plans, annual work schedules and annual reports.
To contact Andree:
Office: 705-752-5430 extension 22; Fax: 705-752-5736
Cell: 705-499-0154
Email: amorneault@nipissingforest.com

Andy Straughan, R.P.F., Silvicultural Planning Forester
Andy Straughan plans and co-ordinates all silviculture operations on the Nipissing Forest, and is a licensed Registered Professional Forester. Andy also provides his silviculture expertise into the development of the forest management plans, annual work schedules and annual reports.
To contact Andy:
Office: 705-752-5430 extension 24; Fax: 705-752-5736
Cell: 705-471-6039
Email: astraughan@nipissingforest.com

Line Durette, Administrative Assistant
Line Durette manages payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable for both NFRM and VFM.
To contact Line:
Office: 705-752-5430 ext 27; Fax: 705-752-5736
Email: ldurette@nipissingforest.com