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NATIONAL VOLUNTARY FOREST CERTIFICATION SYSTEM

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Association National Voluntary Forest Certification System announces that on June 18, 2020, the Working Group on the development of a forest management standard under the PEFC system, approved the final version of the standard SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT. GENERAL PROVISIONS.

The Association expresses its gratitude to all participants of the process of developing the standard, especially to the Chairman of the Working Group Yuriy Mykolaiovych Marchuk and members of the Working Group, including:

 

Representatives of Forest management bodies

 

1. Olexander Vasylovych Rybak

Primary place of employment, position: Deputy Head of the Forest Exploitation Department of the State Agency of Forest Resources of Ukraine.

Education, qualification: National Agrarian University (1998), forestry engineer.

Scientific degrees and status: Candidate of Agricultural Sciences (2017), majoring in 06.03.03 - Sylviculture and Forestry. Subject of the Candidate's dissertation: “Forestry and ecological features of Scots pine plantations with red oak in the fresh subors of Kyiv Polesia”

 

2. Lyubov Fedorivna Korchinska

Primary place of employment, position: Chief Economist at SE Korostyshevsky Forestry Agro-Industrial Complex of Zhytomyr regional communal agro-forestry enterprise Zhitomiroblagrolis of Zhytomyr Regional Council

Education, qualification: Lviv Forestry Institute (1986), engineer-economist majoring in Economics and Oganization of the Woodworking Industry”. Zhytomyr National Agroecological University (2015), postgraduate studies (in off-work hours) majoring in 08.00.06 - Environmental Economics and Environmental Protection.

Scientific degrees and status: Candidate of Economic Sciences (2017), majoring in 08.00.06 - Environmental Economics and Environmental Protection. Subject of the Candidate's dissertation: “Strategy development for balanced forest use”.

Additional information: 34 years of overall length of service, of which 31 years in forestry. Awarded with the Certificate of Appreciation of the Chairman of Zhytomyr Regional Council.

 

Representatives of Business and industry

 

3. Yuriy Serafymovych Medvedev

Primary place of employment, position: President of Mebelderevprom Association

Education, qualification: Voronezh Institute of Forestry Engineering, production engineer

Additional information: 15 years of length of service in production. He worked his way from a foreman to the Chief Engineering Officer of the enterprise.

27 years of civil service. Worked in the State Planning Committee of the Ukrainian SSR, the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Industrial Policy of Ukraine as the head of the subdivision, deputy head of the board, director of the department.

Rank III civil servant. Honored Industrial Worker of Ukraine.

 

4. Mykola Vasylovych Kogut

Primary place of employment, position: Head of the Association of Woodworkers and Loggers of Lviv Region

Education, qualification: Lubny Forestry College, majoring in Forestry.

Additional information: Teacher at the college for 3 years. 14 years of length of service in production. He worked his way from Chief Engineering Officer to Chief of Transport at Krasnenskyi Grain Processing Plant. Since 2000 he has worked as a sole proprietor for 12 years. Head of Skolivshchyna Association for three years, since 2015 - the Head of the Association of Woodworkers and Loggers of Lviv Region.

 

Representatives of Non-governmental organizations

 

5. Petro Sergiyovych Testov

Primary place of employment, position: ICO Environment-People-Law, analyst

Education, qualification: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, mathematician

Additional information: Specializes in protection of nature reserve fund, protection of water bodies from pollution, excessive use, disturbance of hydrological and hydrogeological regime, destruction of flora and fauna, issues of environmental awareness-building, forest conservation, preservation of city green spaces.

Member of the working group on nature protection under the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources.

 

6. Yuriy Mykolaiovych Marchuk

Primary place of employment, position: Head of the Department, Associate Professor of the Department of Botany, Dendrology and Forest Breeding of the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine.

Education, qualification: Storozhynets Forestry Technical School (1973), junior specialist in Forestry. Ukrainian Agricultural Academy of the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, (1978), specialist in Forestry.

Scientific degrees and status: Candidate of Agricultural Sciences (2002), majoring in Sylviculture and Forestry, Associate Professor (2007). Subject of the Candidate's dissertation: “Peculiarities of formation of highly productive oak plantations in the conditions of the left-bank forest-steppe”.

Additional information: 51 years of length of service in the industry. Head of the All-Ukrainian Non-Governmental Organization the Society of Foresters of Ukraine. Rank II civil servant. Worked as the director of the Chuhuievo-Babchanskyi Forestry Technical School, first deputy head of the State Forestry Committee and the State Agricultural Inspectorate of Ukraine. Academician of the Forestry Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Winner of a number of state and public awards and decorations.

 

Representatives of Scientific and technical community

 

7. Nataliya Volodymyrivna Buyskikh

Primary place of employment, position: senior lecturer of the Department of Technology and Design of Wood Products of the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine.

Education, qualification:  Ukrainian Agricultural Academy (1981), engineer majoring in Forestry

Scientific degrees and status: Candidate of Technical Sciences (2014) majoring in 05.23.06 - Woodworking Technology, Furniture and Wood Product Manufacturing. Subject of the Candidate's dissertation: “Efficiency of using low-quality round wood of Scots pine”.

Additional information: Head of the Technical Committee of Ukraine TC 18 Forest Resources

 

8. Igor Mykolaiovych Litsur

Primary place of employment, position: Leading research fellow of the State Institution Institute of Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Education, qualification: Ukrainian State Forestry University (1994-1998), Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, concentration - Forestry Engineer. Ukrainian State Forestry University (1998-1999), specialist in Forestry, concentration - Forestry Engineer.

Scientific degrees and status: Candidate of Economic Sciences (2003), majoring in 08.08.01 - Environmental Economics and Environmental Protection. Subject of the Candidate's dissertation: “Carpathian forest resources in the eco-economic security system”. Doctor of Economics (2010) majoring in 08.00.06 - Environmental Economics and Environmental Protection. Subject of the doctoral dissertation: “Territorial forest organization of Ukraine in the conditions of productive forces transformation”. Professor (2015), majoring in 08.00.06 - Environmental Economics and Environmental Protection.

Additional information: Academician of the Forestry Academy of Sciences. Member of the Community Council under the State Agency of Forest Resources of Ukraine. Winner of a number of state awards.


Representatives of Workers and trade unions

 

9. Lyudmyla Ivanivna Makogonchuk

Primary place of employment, position: Central Committee of the Trade Union of Forestry Workers of Ukraine, leading expert in regulation of social and labour relations.

Education, qualification: Kyiv Institute of National Economy (1977-1982), specialist by major Economist. Kyiv University of Lecturer’s Excellence, majoring in National Economy (1984-1985).

Additional information: 18 years of length of service in production. 21 years of civil service. Ministry of Forestry of Ukraine (1993-1997), State Forestry Committee of Ukraine (1997-2010), State Agency of Forest Resources of Ukraine (2010-01.2014) as a specialist, leading specialist, chief specialist, head of the labor and wages department, deputy head of the department, head of the department of economy and state property. Rank III civil servant, winner of a number of state and public awards.

 

10. Oleg Mykolaiovych Ryzhov

Primary place of employment, position: Head of the Forestry Department at the State-Owned Enterprise Belotserkovske Forestry

Education, qualification: National Agrarian University (2003), forestry engineer.

Additional information: 27 years of length of service in production. He worked his way from a forester to the head of the forestry department of the enterprise.

For 23 years (since 1997) - Chairman of the trade-union committee of the enterprise, Deputy Chairman of Kyiv Regional Organization of Trade Union of Forestry Workers.

Awarded with the badge of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine “Trade Union Decoration”, badge “For honourable service in the State Forest Service of Ukraine”.


Representatives of Women and children

 

11. Valentyna Lvivna Meshkova

Primary place of employment, position: Head of the Forest Service Laboratory of the Ukrainian Research Institute of Forestry and Forest Melioration named after G. М. Vysotsky. 

Part-time - Professor of the Department of Zoology and Entomology and Department of Forestry of Kharkiv National Agrarian University named after V.V. Dokuchaiev.

Education, qualification: Kharkiv State University (now V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University), Faculty of Biology, major - Zoology. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Forestry Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Additional information: 47 years of scientific experience. From laboratory assistant, postgraduate student to the deputy director of the Institute. Author of over 500 publications, including 7 monographs. Editor-in-Chief of scientific publications “Forestry and Forest Melioration” and “Kharkiv Entomological Society Gazette”. Head of the forestry section of Kharkiv branch of the Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

 

12. Yuliya Yuriivna Tsukanova

Primary place of employment, position: Hub Educational Institution Zhukyn Comprehensive School of grades I-III, Biology teacher, school psychologist.

Education, qualification: higher education, in 2008 she graduated from Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky State 'G.S. Skovoroda' Pedagogical Institute, Faculty of Natural Geography. Major: Biology, Practical Psychology; qualification: Biology, Health Science, Fundamentals of Ecology teacher; practical psychologist in educational institutions.

Additional information: 11 years of overall pedagogical length of service. Head of “Young Foresters” club of “Dyvosvit” Vyshgorod district center of artistic activities for children and youth, head of Zhukyn school forestry at SE Vyshchedubechanskyi forestry.

 

Thank you for your invaluable contribution to the future of Ukraine's forests!