Strategic Focus 1: Promotion
Strengthening the “social license” to operate
Encouraging entry into the contractor workforce
Growing the voice of the forestry contractor community
Strategic Focus 2: Education
Upskilling the contractor community
Prioritising safety in the workplace
Increasing best practice adoption and advancing industry professionalism
What does FICA do? As the voice of contractors we advocate on behalf of our members and influence industry. Here you'll find info on some of the projects FICA is leading or providing input into.
Prue Younger is the CEO of FICA, and has been in the role and doing an awesome job since 2018. Our FICA Board is governed by volunteers who meet monthly and are elected at our AGM.
Our FICA Member companies represent harvesting, silviculture, roading + civil contracting businesses throughout New Zealand. FICA Membership is renewed on an annual basis.
Our FICA sponsors provide awesome support and are backing our forestry contractors. Made up of suppliers, advisors and friends of the forestry industry, their support allows FICA to deliver on our strategic plan.