Current Board Of Directors

Ron Johnson - President

Ron is a founding member of the YWPA bringing his knowledge of the Dawson and Whitehorse regions through his 40 plus years as a placer miner in the Dawson gold fields. He has worked in the wood industry since 2002 and participated in drafting the new Forest Resources Act and Regulations. He purchases, transports, and processes logs into various split and roundwood fuelwood products for wholesale and retail. He is the current president of YWPA and chair of the Yukon Water Board.

Ivan Thompson - Vice President

Ivan and his family reside in Haines Junction, and he has been in the commercial logging business for 20 years. Ivan is the owner of a full phase logging company with stump to dump capabilities. He works closely with foresters in managing the Yukon's valued forest resources by close adherence to best practices in harvesting operations.

Dan Reams - Secretary-Treasurer

Dan has been actively involved in the forest industry in Yukon since 1973 having logged in southwest, central, and southeast Yukon. Dan has also had a sawmill and is a Journeyman log home builder. He has been a director with YWPA since its inception., and currently resides in Watson Lake where he is a Contractor and Log Home Builder.

Louis Blanchard - Director

Owner of Arctic Inland Forest Products Inc.  Dawson City Yukon

Blair Hogan - Director

Principal and owner of Gunta Business Consulting Whitehorse/Teslin Yukon