Glenn A. Mason

Assistant Deputy Minister at Natural Resources Canada

Location:
615 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Company:
Natural Resources Canada
HQ Phone:
(613) 948-5200
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Last Updated 12/4/2017

General Information

Employment History

Mason Bruce & Girard Inc

Pastor Part Time  - Apex UMC

Director General, Policy Economics and Industry Branch  - Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada

Director, Strategy  - HRSDC

Education

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

B.A.  - Political Science , University of Western Ontario

Diploma  - economic history , London School of Economics

M.A.  - Development Economics , Institute of Social Studies , The Hague

Affiliations

Assistant Deputy Minister  - Canada Inc.

Board Member  - Forest History Society Inc

Assistant Deputy Minister  - Canadian Forest Service

Director of Strategic Operations for the Social Development Policy Secretariat In the Office  - Privy Council

Board Member  - FPInnovations

Executive Advisor  - APA

Executive Committee  - Association of Consulting Foresters

External Advisory Council Member for the Faculties of Forestry  - Universities of Toronto and British Columbia

GEMP Fellow  - Ministry of Finance

Web References  

Opening ceremony | IUFRO DIVISION 5 CONFERENCE WEBSITE

Glenn Mason
Assistant Deputy Minister, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada Glenn Mason Glenn Mason is the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Canadian Forest Service (CFS), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). He joined NRCan in 2011, as Director General, Policy, Economics and Industry Branch, CFS. Prior to that, he was Director of Strategic Operations for the Social Development Policy Secretariat in the Privy Council Office (PCO), where he was responsible for supporting the Social Policy Committee of Cabinet, and the health, aboriginal and justice/public safety portfolios, which earned him the Clerk's Award for Policy Excellence. Glenn is currently chair of the North American Forestry Commission of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and co-chair of MegaFlorestais, an informal network of public forest agency leaders from the largest forested countries. Glenn serves on the Boards of FPInnovations, the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre, the Forest History Society and is external advisory council member for the Faculties of Forestry at the Universities of Toronto and British Columbia. Glenn holds a M.A. in Development Economics from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, a B.A. (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario, and a Diploma in economic history from the London School of Economics, and is a graduate of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Glenn lives in Gatineau, Québec with his wife and two children and is an avid photographer and hockey dad.

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Forest History Society Board of Directors

served as the president for Mason, Bruce, and Girard from 2007 to 2016.
His expertise is in forest inventory, forest biometrics, applied statistics, and growth and yield modeling. Prior to joining MB&G in 2000, he worked in academia, government, and private industry. He earned his B.S. in Forest Science from Penn State, his M.S. in Forestry (Remote Sensing and Forest Pathology) with a minor in Statistics from the University of Minnesota, and his Ph.D. in Forest Biometrics from Penn State. He currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Association of Consulting Foresters and is the President of the Board of Directors for the Penn State Forestry Alumni Society. Glenn Mason was appointed as the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Canadian Forest Service (CFS), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), in March 2014. He joined NRCan in 2011, as Director General, Policy, Economics and Industry Branch, CFS. Prior to that, he was Director of Strategic Operations for the Social Development Policy Secretariat in the Privy Council Office (PCO), where he was responsible for supporting the Social Policy Committee of Cabinet. Glenn holds a M.A. in Development Economics from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, a B.A. (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario, and a Diploma in economic history from the London School of Economics, and is a graduate of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

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Forest History Society Board of Directors

served as the president for Mason, Bruce, and Girard from 2007 to 2016.
His expertise is in forest inventory, forest biometrics, applied statistics, and growth and yield modeling. Prior to joining MB&G in 2000, he worked in academia, government, and private industry. He earned his B.S. in Forest Science from Penn State, his M.S. in Forestry (Remote Sensing and Forest Pathology) with a minor in Statistics from the University of Minnesota, and his Ph.D. in Forest Biometrics from Penn State. He currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Association of Consulting Foresters and is the President of the Board of Directors for the Penn State Forestry Alumni Society. Glenn Mason was appointed as the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Canadian Forest Service (CFS), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), in March 2014. He joined NRCan in 2011, as Director General, Policy, Economics and Industry Branch, CFS. Prior to that, he was Director of Strategic Operations for the Social Development Policy Secretariat in the Privy Council Office (PCO), where he was responsible for supporting the Social Policy Committee of Cabinet. Glenn holds a M.A. in Development Economics from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, a B.A. (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario, and a Diploma in economic history from the London School of Economics, and is a graduate of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

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