Our Team

Hugh Watt, RPF, True North Forestry Consulting Ltd.

Thirty-Five years of project management experience in the natural resource sector.

  • Owner and CEO of True North Forestry Consulting Ltd.
  • Previous General Manager of the Nakusp and Area Community Forest (NACFOR)
  • Knowledge of community values and sustainable land management
  • Founding member and president of Arrow Lakes Caribou Society, representing the forestry industry

Frances Swan, RPF, True North Forestry Consulting Ltd.

Registered Professional Forester with twenty years of project management experience in the natural resource sector.

  • Resident of Nakusp since 1997, with deep appreciation for community and surrounding natural environment
  • Previous NACFOR Project Manager for True North Forestry Consulting Ltd., responsible for the management and implementation of a broad range of strategic and operational projects
  • Founding member and director of Arrow Lakes Caribou Society, representing the forestry industry

Beth McLeod, BSc, True North Forestry Consulting Ltd.

Office Manager providing administrative and technical support for all team members and the NACFOR Board of Directors.

  • Bachelors of Science in Geography, with Honours, focusing on GIS
  • Over twenty years of experience as GIS/Mapping Specialist in the natural resource sector
  • Ongoing role with home-based business management and previous role as municipal accounting clerk
  • Over twenty years of volunteering in the community as a Board member or contracted project support