Christine Gelowitz

Chief Executive Officer, Association of BC Forest Professionals

Christine Gelowitz, RPF, is responsible for all aspects of the association’s business operations. As the primary support to Council, Christine works closely with the President and elected Council to set the strategic direction of the organization and ensure strong governance practices. In February 2016, she assumed the CEO role with the ABCFP after previously serving on the association’s council for five years, including a term as president in 2013. 

A graduate of the University of Northern British Columbia, Christine has a degree in Natural Resources Management – Forestry. Christine has been a Registered Professional Forester since 2003. 

Prior to joining the ABCFP, Christine spent nearly 20 years with the British Columbia Provincial Government, in a number of natural resource sector ministries and Crown Corporations. In her last role with government, Christine headed the Corporate Initiatives Division of the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operation where she led the development of the ministry’s strategic agenda and was responsible for the ministry’s legislative plan and program.