B.A., Dipl. Tech. (SRMT Distinct.), RFT
Oben joined B.A. Blackwell & Associates in 2014 as a graduate of BCIT’s Sustainable Resource Management program. During his studies, Oben acted as the Renewable Resource Management technical representative and was awarded the Wayne Cochrane Memorial Award for student achievement, as well as the TLA Scholarship for outstanding achievement in forestry.
As a forest technologist for B.A. Blackwell, Oben has taken an active role in a variety of projects ranging from full-phase forest development to aerial forest health surveys. He is a certified wildlife/ danger tree assessor and acts as project lead for timber cruising and valuation projects.