Cedar Elliott was born and raised in the Cowichan Valley and is a member of Cowichan Tribes in the unceded Coast Salish territory. Cedar has been working in the forest industry since 1999 starting as a worker and worked his way to the position he holds now. Cedar has managed Khowutzun Forest Services (KFS) since 2015.
KFS maintains contracts with British Columbia as well as the private industry for Silviculture, logging and fire control. KFS also manages Community Forest timber license K1K and Managed Forest MF #474
Cedar is a Director on the Private Forest Landowners association (PFLA) Board, along with being a committee member of North Cowichan’s Forest Advisory Committee (FAC), and a member of the BC Contractor Advisory Committee (BCAC). As a member of these boards and committees, Cedar represents Cowichan Tribes & KFS interests’ interest at these tables.