Shared respect

We all have the right to be respected; Forest Professionals BC staff are respectful in their engagement and communication, and expect the same in return from all those who contact us.

Operating principles

As an organization, staff and volunteers with Forest Professionals BC strive to provide processes, services, and make decisions in a manner that is fair, objective, and transparent.

  • Business hours:
    8:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Monday to Friday

    Reception hours:
    10:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Monday to Friday

Concerns or complaints

About an FPBC business policy or service:

To submit a concern about a business policy or service provided by FPBC, contact the chief executive officer at

About an FPBC staff member:

To raise a concern about the conduct of a member of the FPBC staff team, contact the chief executive officer; if regarding the CEO, contact the chair of the FPBC Board.

About a forest practice:

  • Practice or conduct of a forest professional: FPBC investigates all allegations of unprofessional conduct or improper practice of professional forestry by forest professionals; to file a complaint about a registrant of FPBC, see our Submitting a Complaint

  • Forestry practices of companies or other entities: these type of concerns can be brought forward to the Forest Practices Board, an independent agency of the BC provincial government; reports of an alleged natural resource violation can also be made by contacting FrontCounterBC.

  • Forest management policy: concerns about the laws and rules guiding forest management should be brought forward to the BC Ministry of Forests, which is responsible for the legislation and policy related to forest management in BC.

Specific inquiries

Send emails to the addresses below for questions about specific business services delivered by FPBC staff. If you can’t find the topic listed, use our general contact email or call our office.

FPBC Board: Kelly Kitsch, RFT:

Accounts payable/receivable:

Address changes:

Application, enrolment, registration, & limited licences:

Organization governance:

BC Forest Professional magazine:

Career Opportunity Postings:

Communications (general):

Complaints, discipline status, & tracking:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD):

Credential (competency) Assessment Process (CAP):

Education/career fairs:

Education standards:

FPBC Registrar:

Forestry conference & annual general meeting:

Freedom of Information & privacy protection:

Infringement of reserved forestry practice:

Learning Management System (LMS) support:

Media contact:

Practice advisory program for registrants: 


Practice Standards for Forest Resource Activities:

Registrant Audit Program:

Registrant awards program:

Registration Policies & Procedures:

Registration renewal:

Technical Support – Registration Renewal:

Trainee Sponsorship Program:

Status changes:

Standards of professional practice & conduct:

Website administration: