Janine North is the founding CEO of the Northern Development Initiative Trust. Ms. North was previously a senior advisor to the BC Forest Safety Council, a management consultant to banks and resource industry companies, a forest district manager, and the general manager of a consortium of logging, trucking and road construction companies.
Ms. North is a director on the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, and a governor on the Business Council of British Columbia. She previously chaired the Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund and served as vice chair of the Central Interior Logging Association and vice president of the Agricultural Institute of Canada. Janine is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and is an accredited corporate director.
Her commitment to excellence has been recognized through being honoured by Business in Vancouver’s Influential Women in Business Awards (2010), UNBC Honorary Lifetime Alumni (2010), Northern BC Woman of Influence and Impact (2009), and Northern BC Mentor of the Year to Industry and Business (2010).