Svetlana found her passion for Forestry through a love of the outdoors and countless canoe trips. Since graduating from Lakehead University with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry in 2015 she has worked for the non-profit sector, government (MNRF) and private industry, taking her across Northern Ontario. Svetlana put her roots down in Bancroft when she was hired by BMFC in 2017 as a Planning Forester to author the 2021-31 Forest Management Plan. She assumed the role of General Manager in 2019.