Wood Business

Virtual Event
Femmes en foresterie 2023
March 7, 2023 at 11:00am EST

12:45pm - 1:15pm
Stratégies de recrutement d’une main-d’œuvre plus diversifiée

Conférenciers: Heather Boyd, directrice générale, Conseil sectoriel de la foresterie

Les employeurs ont besoin de tous les avantages qu'ils peuvent obtenir pour soutenir les efforts de recrutement dans ce marché du travail hautement concurrentiel. Cette session abordera ce qu'est la diversité et pourquoi elle est vitale dans le milieu de travail. Heather Boyd, du Conseil sectoriel de la foresterie, ira droit au but et vous fera part des stratégies et des meilleures pratiques actuelles pour vous aider à recruter et à conserver une main-d'œuvre plus diversifiée.

Heather Boyd
A dynamic, versatile, and proactive leader, Heather Boyd is dedicated to building and sustaining strong relationships to get things done. As the executive director of the Forestry Sector Council, she is spearheading the delivery of resources and supports that fortify a diverse workforce, developing a green and inclusive economy.

Previously, Heather worked with the N.S. Federation of Agriculture in its AgSector Program launch. Earlier, with Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia her proudest accomplishment was implementation of the province’s first bulk milk supply chain electronic data collection system.

Heather is currently vice-chair on the Maritime College of Forest Technology Board of Governors, poised to be the first ever female chair.

At home in Truro Heights, N.S., she is a devoted mother and an avid community volunteer who stays active. Heather enjoys dance, squash, kayaking, skiing, and music.