top of page

Advisory Board


Genics Inc.

Edmonton Alberta

Wes is a professional agrologist with over 42 years of industry experience in agriculture and wood sciences. Wes has provided governance, leadership, and vision to many different businesses which has led to significant growth in several different industry sectors and markets. With a strong agricultural background from the University of Alberta’s Agriculture Department, Wes has always been driven to pursue innovation that has a positive impact on the environment. Wes co-founded the only Canadian manufacturer of safe and environmentally friendly wood preservatives and fire retardants and has implemented these technologies globally.


Community Forests

Santa Ana CA

Brandon began his career in the USDA Forest Services and worked for a nationwide tree care company for several years, after which he launched his own holistic arborist company.   He is a licensed Agricultural Pest Control Adviser, Certified Professional Horticulturist, Master Herbalist, holds a diploma in Ecology as well as a Doctorate in an ancillary field. Most recently he graduated from Yale University’s Tropical Reforestation Certificate program and the Municipal Forestry Institute, and serves on the Board of Trustees for Oak Valley College.   Brandon recently founded the Community Forests Council, a non-profit where he works to bridge the world of arborists with the world of urban foresters.


Son Built Homes

Vancouver BC

Jonathan’s early years were spent in Forestry with a diploma from BCIT as a forest Technologist.  His career with the Ministry of Forests primarily as a Silviculturist gave him many years working in the field leading reforestation and stand enhancement practices.  For the last 27 years he has been the president of a construction company focusing on environmental and building science specialties. He has been involved with many government liaison committees, non-profits boards and community relation groups.  Jonathan was involved in the early years of Faster Forest and brings a practical get it done experience.

bottom of page