Forest Industry Alliance Alberta

The FIAA group works on issues that are key to the sustainable development of Alberta’s forest. FIAA operates with ACR’s accounting, administrative and communications support. This group works on issues key to the sustainable development of Alberta’s forests. This will include examining common approaches to environmental challenges, exploring how the forest industry accesses and manages forest resources, examining the competitiveness of the industry, identifying barriers to investment and innovation, identifying opportunities to increase value from our forests , including green energy and products, as well as advancing the forest products industry as a hi-tech, long-term employer.


  • Brent Rabik, Chair
    Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries
  • Noel Roberts
    Norbord Inc.
  • Mark Tamas
    TOLKO Industries Ltd.
  • Mike Putzke
    Alberta Newsprint Company
  • Stefan Szabo
    Mercer Peace River
  • Wayne Thorp, FIAA Management Coordinator
    Alberta Chamber of Resources


  • Coordinates its activities with ACR to support common alignment of goals and objectives
  • Cross-sectorial alignment with FIAA member’s companies on ACR committees such as Indigenous Relations, Responsible Development and Competitiveness Task Force
  • Engages all government levels on forestry industry specific issues and policies

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