Previous Guest Speakers

12th Annual Smoker (2015)

Bob Rennie, Founder of Rennie Marketing Systems.

 

11th Annual Smoker (2014)

Honourable Steve Thomson, Province of British Columbia Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources

 

10th Annual Smoker (2013)

Russell E. TaylorPresident, International WOOD Markets Group

Mike LowDirector & Group Lead, Scotiabank - Forest Industry Business

 

9th Annual Smoker (2012)
Honourable Steve Thomson, Province of British Columbia Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources

 

8th Annual Smoker (2011)
Hank Ketcham, Pres. & CEO, West Fraser Mills Ltd.



7th Annual Smoker (2010)
Steven Frasher, Pres. & CEO Western F.P.


6th Annual Smoker (2008)
Laurence Gilman, Vancouver Canucks VP Hockey Operations & Asst. GM 



5th Annual Smoker (2007)  
Jamie Taras, CFL Allstar, B.C. Lions Director of Community Relations & motivational speaker



4th Annual Smoker (2006)
Jimmy Pattison, famous Canadian entrepreneur



3rd Annual Smoker (2005)
Ike Barber, philanthropist & former Pres. & CEO of Slocan F.P.
Jack Munro, colourful former Pres. Of IWA



2nd Annual Smoker (2004)
Russ Cameron, colourful Pres. Of the ILRA
Gerald Crotty, EDC forest industry underwriter



1st Annual Smoker (2003)
Laurie Cater, Editor of Madisons Lumber Reporter
Aaron Anderson, Lignum Ltd. speaking on the federal softwood lumber file