Transform Data into Action
We find there are a lot of problems that businesses have that are best solved using a combination of remote sensing and a spatial solution such as ArcGIS.
Todd Domney moved to Thunder Bay from Auckland New Zealand to complete his studies at Lakehead University. Todd, along with business partners Dave Carr and Tom Shields founded Sumac in 1996. Serving as CEO since 2011, Todd has overseen the growth of the company from its forestry roots to a full stack remote sensing services provider. Today, Sumac serves a diverse client base in the forestry mining and engineering sectors.
Manager for GIS and Geomatics
Leading a small but highly effective team, Adam is responsible for the delivery of GIS and Geomatics services and products. Most notably, Adam has been responsible for the development of Sumac’s UAV and aerial imaging services. Adam is a Registered Professional Forester in the Province of Ontario.
Tom Shields is a graduate of Sault College and Manger for Field Operations. Tom oversees Sumac’s seasonal workforce locating and measuring forestry sample plots across Ontario. Tom along with business partners Todd Domney and Dave Carr founded Sumac in 1996.
Dave Carr has served as Sumac’s President since co-founding the company in 1996 along with Todd Domney and Tom Shields. Dave is responsible for training and quality control of forestry field projects. He is widely recognized as an authority in forest ecosystem classification and forest soils.
Geomatics and GIS Technician
He is a graduate of Lakehead University in Environmental Sciences with a strong back ground in remote sensing and image classification. A licenced UAV operator, Jarin is responsible for aerial imaging and associated post processing activities.
Senior Inventory Technician
Brittany has pursued a career in the natural resources field, with a strong emphasis on aerial photo interpretation and the field work associated with these projects. Brittany is a certified eFRI photo interpreter for the Province of Ontario for both the Boreal and Great Lakes Forests.
Registered Professional Forester
Overseeing a team of certified air photo interpreters, and Andy has successfully delivered over 100,000 km² of Ontario Forest Resource Inventory. Widely recognized as an expert photo interpreter, Andy possesses 20 years’ experience describing and classifying forest ecosystems.
Jenny Platt McCallum
Senior Forest Inventory Technician
Jenny holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry Degree from Lakehead University. Jenny is a certified eFRI photo interpreter for the Province of Ontario for both the Boreal and Great Lakes Forests.
Senior Inventory Technician
Lucas is a certified eFRI photo interpreter for the Province of Ontario for both the Boreal and Great Lakes Forests. He has extensive experience undertaking a wide variety of forest surveys including growth and yield, regeneration condition and forest resource inventory.