Effective May 12, Michele Rebiere has resigned as president of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada. Rebiere expressed the need to focus on her role as chief financial officer of Viridis Energy as the company pursues the sale of its business. WPAC’s board is grateful for MsRebiere’s five years of dedicated service as a board member and for her extraordinary effort over the past year as president.
In accordance with WPAC’s bylaws, the board has appointed former vice president Rene Landry as president. He has assumed this role until the next general meeting of the membership is held in September. Landry is director of pellet operations for Nova-Scotia based Shaw Resources, a company that operates two plants in Atlantic Canada.