Andrew Snetsinger

Operations Team

Andrew grew up in Smithers, BC and moved to Prince George to attend university at UNBC where he received his degree in Forestry and Ecosystem Management.  After University Andrew worked for a local forestry consultant in Prince George and than for a logging company/forest licensee in Fort St James where he became an RPF.  While in Fort St. James Andrew worked as a timber development forester and the company’s silviculture forester.  Andrew then moved to Merritt, BC to pursue a career with FLNRORD. While with the the Cascades Natural Resource District Andrew worked as Stewardship Forester, Stewardship Officer and a Resource Manager.  Currently, Andrew is the Manager of Harvesting and Silviculture Practices with the Forest Science, Planning and Practices Branch with the Office of the Chief Forester.  In this role Andrew oversees work on silviculture policy, guidance and strategy as well as the provincial forest health and silviculture research programs.  When not at work Andrew enjoys playing hockey and golf, and spending time outside with his two boys (Jamie, 5yrs old and Owen 3 years old) and his wife Karlee.