Our Team

Denbow has assembled a strong technical and operations team that provides the expertise to ensure success for all their projects. We are currently home to over 40 employees involved in all aspects of processing, transportation, and installation of wood residuals. We strive to provide exceptional employee care, aiming to be an employer that continually provides growth opportunities for our employees.

Bill Boesterd

Bill Boesterd

President & CEO

Bill started Denbow in 1981 with a poultry transportation contract, and has grown Denbow into a full service forest-by-product, organics manufacturing and transportation company. As a visionary, Bill’s has pushed Denbow into being the industry leader by introducing specialized equipment such as the Stone Slinger, Horizontal Grinder and Express Blower to the BC markets. Denbow is a family run company, with some of Bill & Joanne’s kids working at Denbow.

Michelle McEachern

Michelle McEachern

Vice President

Michelle has grown up with Denbow, starting in the mid-1980’s washing trucks and working in the yard. She obtained her Class 1 license and has since been involved in every aspect of Denbow’s agriculture work: driving, installing sawdust, operating blower trucks, and dispatching. Currently, Michelle is Denbow’s Vice President. Her experience in the field gives her a unique understanding and special rapport with our clients.

Paul VanderMeer

Paul VanderMeer

Fleet & Maintenance Manager

Paul has over 20 years of experience at Denbow, starting as a poultry hauling driver. Paul has grown into his current position of Fleet & Maintenance Manager. Paul’s responsibilities include insuring that equipment is maintained and performing as designed as well as training equipment operators to work efficiently and safely. Paul exhibits exceptional trouble-shooting skills and is a point-person and resource for operations staff company-wide.

Dana Gibson

Dana Gibson

Controller

Dana Gibson joined our financial team in 2017 as our Business Controller. She came to us with over 15 years of experience Financial Management and Analysis with expertise in financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and cost analysis, with 10 of those years being in the manufacturing industry. Dana has worked diligently to streamline our financial processes and procedures, and consistently looks for practical ways to help us continuously improve.

Cory Welch

Cory Welch

Operations Manager

Cory joined our team in 2016 as Operations Manager. He has immense experience, having managed operations in various capacities for a large industrial gas supplier. Combining this with his trucking experience as an owner/operator , he was a great fit for our operations. Cory’s attention to coaching, processes and family fit well with Denbow’s values.

Tanya Richards

Tanya Richards

Office/IT Manager

Tanya started at Denbow in administration and reception in 2007. Then started serving Denbow and our clients in the role of Dispatcher until 2019. She is now currently in the role of Office/IT Manager taking on a whole new Opportunity with Denbow, as well as overseeing Dispatch.

Neil Froc

Neil Froc

Professional Engineer

As a Professional Engineer for nearly 3 decades, Neil has focussed on natural resource management practices throughout the province of BC.
He joins Denbow to work with First Nations, BC Government ministries, various private entities and publicly trading resource companies to bring our solutions for "progressive reclamation" to large projects in the province.

Jim Paradis

Jim Paradis

Financial Advisor

Jim is a Chartered Accountant with an MBA from UBC. He has worked with Denbow since 2008 helping us build effective business/accounting, reporting and process/control systems as well as helping non-finance managers understand financial information for better operational decision-making. He also assists Denbow in sourcing expansion capital, capital investment analysis and business risk assessment.

Jeremy McEachern

Jeremy McEachern

Technical Sales Rep

Jeremy started his career at Denbow as a truck driver with a focus in Environmental and Landscape work. He had spent early years learning to operate a large variety of equipment and with that experience he has grown into his current role as Sales Technician. He continues to serve our clients in that new role.

Harmony Walker

Harmony Walker

Technical Sales Rep

Harmony started her career with Denbow in November of 2014. She began as an inside Sales working with customers over the phone for the Environmental and Landscape needs. She has since moved on to the role of Sales technician working with clients onsite estimating on small residential property to large commercial High risk rooftop opportunities.

Blair J

Blair J

Sales Administrator

Blair has been a part of our sales team since 2016 and came to us with years of administrative experience. Blair is currently working as a part of a dynamic duo taking care of the sales administration working with Environmental Landscaping clients to provide information, quotes, and recommendations on the best product for your specific project.

Tanya C

Tanya C

Sales Administrator

Tanya C is the second half of our dynamic administrative sales staff team. Tanya came to us fresh from her Administrative Assistant program at Okanagan College and was quickly added to our Sales Team. Tanya C takes care of our Environmental Landscaping invoicing, basic quoting, and provides information and recommendations for the best product for your specific project.

Danielle MacAulay

Danielle MacAulay

HR

Danielle joined our team in 2018 as our HR, Benefits, and Payroll Administrator. She came to us with 4 years of experience working in the employment services and HR related fields, 10+ years of customer services experience, and a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management. Danielle works closely with our staff and management teams to develop processes and common language, as well as find creative solutions to every day challenges and make sure everyone gets paid

Shannon S

Shannon S

Reception/Office Administration

Shannon is the first friendly face you see when you walk through the door and one of the first friendly voices you will hear when you call our office. Shannon has been with us since 2013 and came to us with over 20 years of experience in customer service. Shannon is the gal who makes sure that people who walk through our doors feel welcome, that our Accounts Receivable are kept up to date, and that incoming information and requests get to the right people.

Tanja Jaeger

Tanja Jaeger

Dispatcher

Tanja started working with Denbow as our dispatcher in June 2019. She is responsible for order taking, dispatching our trucks and team efficiently and ensuring that your order was scheduled & delivered as required.

Danny N

Danny N

I.T.

Danny has been helping us with all things technological since 2019. He came to us part way through his IT program at UFV, and has recently graduated. Danny maintains our computer systems, takes care of upgrades, and fixes any glitches or unexplained technological issues our staff runs into with their computers or software applications.

Melanie K

Melanie K

Business Accountant

Melanie has been working with us since 2015 as our Business Accountant. She came to us with 12 years of bookkeeping and accounting experience including full cycle accounting as well as cash flow and budget reporting. Melanie works as a part of our Finance Team to keep our books balanced, our insurance up-to-date and our taxes are remitted.

Stephani S

Stephani S

Accounts Payable

Stephani has been working with us as our Accounts Payable Clerk since 2018. Stephani came to us with over 13 years of finance experience including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll. She keeps our Accounts Payable paid, our product inventory up to date, and provides other financial service supports when needed.