Drew Cook, FIT
ASSISTANT FOREST ENGINEER
Drew joined Taan in June of 2020. As an Assistant Forest Engineer, Drew is responsible for the reconnaissance, layout, and data management of Taan's block development. Drew ensures that block design meets Taan's engineering standards and upholds the values set forth by the Haida Gwaii Land Use Objectives Order and the Forest Stewardship Council®. Drew aids the Operations Forest Engineer in ensuring quality control of work completed by contract engineers. Drew is a Registered Forester in Training and holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of New Brunswick, a Technical Diploma in Forestry from Fleming College, and a Bachelor of Social Science in Political Science from the University of Ottawa.
Prior to joining Taan, Drew worked as a technician in Northern BC, managing projects in the Omineca Range and the Gitanyow Lax'yip. Drew started his experience as an Interior Warden, Ranger, and Fisheries Officer for Algonquin Provincial Park. Drew was born and raised in Elora, Ontario.