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Forest Practices Authority

Governance

​The Board of the FPA

We are governed by a Board of Directors, which is responsible for:

  • overseeing the powers and functions of the FPA
  • ensuring that the financial affairs of the FPA are managed with sound business practice
  • other powers and functions conferred or imposed on the FPA or the Board.

Strategic plan 2020–23

 FPA Board Communiques (PDF 103Kb)​


Directors

The directors of the FPA are appointed by the Minister for Resources as independent experts. They are:

  1. Chairperson Pam Allan: a person with expertise in public administration and in environmental or natural resource management and governance.
  2. Sarah Munks: a person with applied knowledge and expertise in environmental or natural resource management.
  3. Jodie Mason: a person with applied knowledge and expertise in sustainable forest management on private land.
  4. Kim Creak: a person with applied knowledge and expertise in sustainable forest management on public land.
  5. Paul West: a person with applied knowledge and expertise in community liaison and local government, from a municipal area in which forestry is a major land use.
  6. Phil Barker: a person with expertise in biological science or nature conservation.
  7. Anne Chuter: the Chief Forest Practices Officer.