Hubert Crummey

Public Appointee

Hubert_CrummeyHubert, having always been fascinated and curious about science, graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1969 and a Bachelor of Education degree in 1970.  In 1976 he obtained a Master of Science degree from Memorial with research work in Forest Entomology, i.e. The Spruce Budworm in Newfoundland.  His career started with the Department of Forestry & Agriculture, Forest Protection Division, Insect & Disease Control Section in St. John’s, in May of 1977.  In January 1978, with new classifications being approved, he was classified as a “Forester”.   With the relocation of Forestry Headquarters from St. John’s to Corner Brook, Hubert moved to Corner Brook in May 1984.  In 1986, Hubert became Supervisor of Insect & Disease Control Section and after 31 years 8 months of pensionable service, retired on August 31, 2009.  He still has a special interest in nature photography, particularly insects.