For immediate release

March 23, 2020 – Vancouver – The Truck Loggers Association’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Executive Director, Bob Brash, effective Monday, March 23, 2020.

Bob has led an accomplished and varied career as a senior executive in the private, public, and First Nations sectors of BC’s forest and resource industry. His extensive career began with 17 years in various technical and management roles with the Ministry of Forest and Lands, followed by 13 years as vice-president and president with the Husby Group of Companies, and the past eight years as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer with Haida Enterprise Corporation.

He has been directly responsible for providing successful leadership and strategic planning to diverse and growing teams in challenging industry climates while concurrently maintaining strong and growing businesses.

Bob has a proven track record of achieving goals and targets while working with a wide spectrum of public interest groups and ownerships to find successful balances of results and collaboration. For both First Nations and licensees, he successfully led the startup of new businesses and transformed them into sustainable and profitable enterprises with strong growth and job creation.

Bob is a registered professional forester, has an MBA from Queen University, and was a TLA Board Director for 10 years.

“I would like to welcome Bob to the TLA,” said Bill Nelson, TLA President. “Bob brings a wealth of forest industry knowledge and experience to the Executive Director role and is an excellent addition to our team.

As a past TLA Director, I believe he will work hard for our members and the sustainability of timber harvesting contractors in the province. He has a solid understanding of the issues we face and is the right person to guide our Association through the challenging times in front of us. We look very forward to working with him.”

For more information: Jennifer Kramer, Director of Communications, The Truck Loggers Association

Cell: 905.929.9939