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Member Directory

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National Members


  1. Alaska Fire Science Consortium

    Based at the International Arctic Research Center of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the... Read More

  2. Fairbanks North Star Borough Emergency Operations

    Fairbanks, AK

    We partner with the community to prepare for, respond to, mitigate the impacts of, and recover... Read More

  3. Keith Mitchell

    Denali Park, AK

    Keith Mitchell currently serves as the Assistant Fire Management Officer, for the Alaska Western... Read More


  1. Alan Mackay

    I am a retired firefighter from San Bernardino County Fire Dept. I moved to Payson, AZ and... Read More

  2. Anne Mottek

    Anne Mottek is principal of Mottek Consulting. Ms. Mottek’s educational background is in both... Read More

  3. Bob Betts

    I am currently the Chairman Emeritus for the Prescott Area Wildland Urban Interface Commission... Read More

  4. Bureau of Land Management - Arizona

    State Office for BLM Arizona. BLM Arizona manages approximately 12.2 million acres of public... Read More

  5. Ecological Restoration Institute

    ERI's mission is to serve as an objective leader in primary and secondary ecological and social... Read More

  6. Edward "Ted" Ralston

    Prescott Valley, AZ

    I have eight years of professional, progressively increasing responsibility in the education,... Read More

  7. Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership

    The Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership (GFFP) is a recipient of the 2019 National Wildfire... Read More

  8. Mark Brehl

    Mark is an Assistant Fire Management Officer for Arizona State Forestry Division and an active... Read More

  9. Old Bisbee Firewise

    Old Bisbee Firewise educates residents about local fire risks and how to mitigate those risks in... Read More

  10. Pinetop Fire District

    Pinetop, AZ

    The Pinetop Fire District held its first Community Firewise Block Party in 2015. This will be an... Read More

  11. Prescott Area Wildland Urban Interface Commission

    The Prescott Area Wildland Urban Interface Commission (PAWUIC), otherwise known as Yava Pai... Read More

  12. Sally Crum

    I am the chairperson of the Mt. Lemmon Firewise Community. As such, I provide leadership to our... Read More


  1. Allison Jolley

    Allison works for the Watershed Research and Training Center, where she manages the Regional... Read More

  2. Amelia Fleitz

    I work for the Trinity County Resource Conservation District as a project coordinator,... Read More

  3. Butte County Fire Safe Council

    The Butte County Fire Safe Council provides wildland fire mitigation and recovery services to... Read More

  4. California Fire Safe Council

    McClellan, CA

    The California Fire Safe Council has been working since 1993 to build strong, community-based... Read More

  5. California Fire Science Consortium / UC Berkeley

    The California Fire Science Consortium (as part of the Joint Fire Science Program's Fire Science... Read More

  6. Chester Public Utility District and Fire Department

    Chester Public Utility District and Fire Department is a combination Fire Department in North... Read More

  7. Colton Fire Department

    Colton, CA

    The Colton Fire Department is located in the Inland Empire area of southern California. Colton... Read More

  8. Corral Canyon Fire Safety Alliance

    The specific purpose of the non-profit is to provide fire prevention and safety education for... Read More

  9. Del Norte FireSafe Council

    Crescent City, CA

    The Del Norte FireSafe Council, founded in 2002, is organized to provide education, exchange... Read More

  10. Donna Harmon

    I am a retired Forest Service District Ranger, now on the Watershed Research and Training Center... Read More

  11. Edith Hannigan

    Sacramento, CA

    Edith is the statewide manager for the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection’s land... Read More

  12. El Dorado Hills Fire Department

    El Dorado Hills, CA

    The El Dorado Hills Fire Department is very active in supporting our citizens be come more aware... Read More

  13. FIRESafe MARIN

    San Anselmo, CA

    FIRESafe MARIN History FIRESafe MARIN was the second fire safe council formed in the US. In... Read More

  14. Forest Schafer

    South Lake Tahoe, CA

    Forest works around the Tahoe Basin with the Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team. Read More

  15. Greg Kochanowski

    Westlake Village, CA, CA

    Greg is a licensed architect, landscape architect (anticipated 2019), and educator in the State... Read More

  16. Hills Emergency Forum

    The Hills Emergency Forum is a nine agency member forum in the East Bay (San Francisco Bay, CA).... Read More

  17. Humboldt County Fire Safe Council

    Eureka, CA

    The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors (Board) formed the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council... Read More

  18. James Baskin

    Arcata, CA

    I serve as an At-Large Public Member, Del Norte County Fire Safe Council and was an active... Read More

  19. Janet Ruiz

    I work for the Insurance Information Institute, and am the Director of... Read More

  20. Jennifer Fawcett

    I work at North Carolina State University as a coordinator for the SERPPAS Prescribed Fire Work... Read More

  21. Joe Christy

    I've helped found two fire safe councils, Bonny Doon FSC in 2010 and the broader Fire Safe Santa... Read More

  22. Karuk Tribe, Department of Natural Resources

    Orleans, CA

    In 1979, the United States federal government recognized the Karuk Tribe as being a sovereign... Read More

  23. Kern Fire Safe Council

    Pine Mountain Club, CA

    • Facilitate information flow between state, federal, and local governments, utilities, and... Read More

  24. Kurt Bertilson

    Meadow Vista, CA

    I am President of Manzanita Ridge Homeowners Association and President of Manzanita Ridge... Read More

  25. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

    Berkeley, CA

    The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is a US Department of Energy Science Laboratory... Read More

  26. Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    Lenya is a core staff person for the FAC Learning Network, where she acts as a member liaison,... Read More

  27. Lois Hopkins

    Lois Hopkins is with the Sonoma County Office of Recovery & Resiliency, working on the County's... Read More

  28. Mary Dunne Rose

    Member of Contra Costa County (CCC) California Adult Advisory on Aging. Volunteer Co Chair... Read More

  29. Mattole Restoration Council

    The Mattole Restoration Council has a Fire and Fuels Program that promotes both the reduction of... Read More

  30. Michelle Medley-Daniel

    Hayfork, CA

    I have had the pleasure of working for the FAC Net since its launch in 2013. I am inspired by... Read More

  31. Mid Klamath Watershed Council

    The Mid Klamath Watershed Council (MKWC) is a non-profit watershed restoration organization... Read More

  32. Muir Woods Park Community Association

    Formed in 1935 with the initial goal of convincing government agencies to pave what is now... Read More

  33. Nevada County Resource Conservation District

    Grass Valley, CA

    The Nevada County Resource Conservation District (NCRCD) was founded on January 4, 1944 with a... Read More

  34. Prometheus Fire Consulting

    San Jose, CA

    Prometheus Fire Consulting specializes in prescribed fire burn planning and implementation. We... Read More

  35. Rob Ball

    Rancho Cucamonga, CA

    I am the Fire Marshal for the Rancho Cucamonga Fire Protection District. The Fire District... Read More

  36. Ryan Tompkins

    Ryan is an extension forester with the University of California Cooperative Extension serving... Read More

  37. Seigler Springs Community Redevelopment Association

    Seigler Springs Community Redevelopment Association was established after the Valley Fire in... Read More

  38. Sonoma County Fire Prevention Division

    The County of Sonoma Permit Sonoma Fire Prevention Division, is primarily responsible for... Read More

  39. Susie Kocher

    South Lake Tahoe, CA

    I'm an extension forester for the University of California Cooperative Extension in the Central... Read More

  40. Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team

    South Lake Tahoe, CA

    The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) consists of representatives of Tahoe Basin fire agencies,... Read More

  41. The Fire Restoration Group

    After 22-years of fire restoration advocacy in California I (Craig) retired from Sierra Forest... Read More

  42. Tracy Katelman

    Woodland, CA

    I'm a Registered Professional Forester with ForEverGreen Forestry. I've been working on... Read More

  43. Trinity County Resource Conservation District (RCD)

    Weaverville, CA

    Trinity County RCD facilitates the Trinity County Fire Safe Council and many fuel reduction... Read More

  44. Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians

    Dore Bietz is the Planner/ Emergency Manager for the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians and works... Read More

  45. Vicki Chase

    I am a retired registered nurse which gives me excellent assessment and communication skills. I... Read More

  46. Zeke Lunder

    Chico, CA

    Zeke Lunder has been working as a geographer on wildfire and forestry projects since 1995. He... Read More


  1. Aaron Davidson

    I am a Wildfire Mitigation Program Coordinator for the Colorado Springs Fire Department. I... Read More

  2. Alex Graf

    Durango, CO

    I am the Montezuma and Dolores County Coordinator for Wildfire Adapted Partnership. I coordinate... Read More

  3. Ashley Downing

    Since October 2017, Ashley has been the Executive Director of Wildfire Adapted Partnership... Read More

  4. Benjamin Yellin

    I am the wildfire specialist for Elk Creek Fire Protection District in Conifer, CO. I focus on... Read More

  5. Bill Trimarco

    I have been the Archuleta County Coordinator for FireWise of Southwest Colorado since 2012. As... Read More

  6. Brad White

    Brad White is the Operations and Training Chief at Grand Fire Protection District. Brad is also... Read More

  7. Canon City Area Fire Protection District

    The Canon City Area Fire Protection District has been active in the Ready, Set, Go! Program... Read More

  8. Charlie Landsman

    Charlie is currently the La Plata County Chapter Coordinator for Wildfire Adapted Partnership. ... Read More

  9. Cody D. Scheid

    Pueblo, CO

    I am a Deputy with the Pueblo County Sheriffs Office, assigned to the Emergency Services Bureau.... Read More

  10. Colorado State Forest Service

    Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) personnel serve as resources for landowners, homeowners and... Read More

  11. Costilla County Colorado (Disaster Recovery Manager)

    San Luis, CO

    Costilla County Colorado added a Disaster Recovery Manager following the devastating Spring... Read More

  12. Cynthia Layne Latham

    I have been extremely active in advocating for communities to become Fire Adapted within... Read More

  13. Daniel Godwin

    I'm the Assistant Director of Fire Management with the Forest Stewards Guild. We're dedicated to... Read More

  14. Eagle County Wildfire Mitigation

    Eagle, CO

    Eagle County is situated in central Colorado and encompasses 1,694 square miles of... Read More

  15. East Grand County Fire Protection District #4

    Winter Park, Fraser, Tabernash, CO

    East Grand Fire is a 209 square mile Fire Protection District located in the forest and... Read More

  16. Einar Jensen

    Centennial, CO

    As a risk reduction specialist for my agency, I work with community members to prevent... Read More

  17. Falls Creek Ranch Association

    We have been doing mitigation work around homes and on common property since the 90s. Our... Read More

  18. Fire Adapted Bailey

    Fire Adapted Bailey is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working in the Bailey area from Woodside to Kenosha... Read More

  19. Fire Adapted Colorado

    Fire Adapted Colorado (FACO) provides a statewide platform for information sharing and forward... Read More

  20. Forest Stewards Guild - Intermountain West Office

    The Intermountain West Region is a new area of expansion for Guild staff. The new Guild office... Read More

  21. Golden Gate Fire Protection District

    The Golden Gate Fire Protection District (GGFPD) is a municipal district in the foothills of... Read More

  22. Grand County Wildfire Council

    The Grand County Wildfire Council is a non-profit, community-based educational outreach... Read More

  23. Gravitas Peak Wildland Fire Module

    The Gravitas Peak Wildland Fire Module is a 14-person, Type 1 capable, wildland fire crew. ... Read More

  24. James Meldrum

    James is a Research Economist at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Fort Collins Science Center.... Read More

  25. Jonathan Bruno

    Lake George, CO

    Jonathan has a Masters in Public Administration from University of Colorado and graduated from... Read More

  26. Kathy Lower

    Pine, CO

    I wear three “fire-related” hats in my north Park County, Colorado, community. I am the... Read More

  27. Kyle McCatty

    I am a wildfire mitigation specialist for Boulder County. I help run both the County’s... Read More

  28. Majors Ranch Firewise

    La Veta, CO

    Majors Ranch is a large-23,000 acre- rural residential community in Huerfano County Colorado.... Read More

  29. Mary Huffman

    I am a part off the team that supports the five fire-related learning networks, which includes... Read More

  30. Matt Barnes

    Dolores, CO

    My work revolves around resilience, in the overlap between natural resources and emergency... Read More

  31. Meg Matonis

    I am the new Intermountain West Regional Manager for the Forest Stewards Guild, and I am... Read More

  32. Mike Caggiano

    I have several years experience as a community wildfire mitigation specialist and wild-land... Read More

  33. North Park County Fire Safe Council

    Bailey, CO

    The North Park County Fire Safe Council (a Colorado non-profit corporation) was formed in 2016... Read More

  34. Pam Wilson

    Pam is currently working as a consultant with Coalitions & Collaboratives, a Colorado... Read More

  35. Patricia A Champ

    Fort Collins, CO

    Patty Champ is a research economist with the U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research... Read More

  36. Paul Branson

    Starting in 2009, I have been involved in a variety of wildfire risk reduction activities in the... Read More

  37. Rebecca Samulski

    Becca is currently the Executive Director of Fire Adapted Colorado (FACO), supporting FAC... Read More

  38. Sarah McCaffrey

    I conduct and coordinate research to better understand the social dynamics of fire management. I... Read More

  39. Schelly Olson


    I am currently the Assistant Chief of Administration, Community Risk Reduction, and the Wildland... Read More

  40. Volunteer Fire Department of Big Elk

    Lyons, CO

    The Volunteer Fire Department of Big Elk is an all volunteer 501c3 / Fire Department. As... Read More

  41. West Region Wildfire Council

    The West Region Wildfire Council (WRWC) promotes wildfire preparedness, prevention and... Read More

  42. Wildfire Adapted Partnership

    Wildfire Adapted Partnership (WAP) provides education, planning and implementation support to... Read More

  43. Wildfire Partners - Boulder County Land Use Department

    Boulder, CO

    Wildfire Partners is a wildfire mitigation program of Boulder County that includes more than 35... Read More

  44. WiRē Team

    The WiRē Team is a partnership between wildfire practitioners and researchers that focuses on... Read More


  1. Brian Wiebler

    Brian is the Red Hills Outreach & Education Coordinator at Tall Timbers, a research station and... Read More

  2. David R Godwin

    David Godwin is the Director of the Joint Fire Science Program funded Southern Fire Exchange... Read More


  1. Frank Riley

    South Hiawassee, GA

    Frank Riley is the Executive Director at the Chestatee/ Chattahoochee RC&D Council in Hiawassee,... Read More


  1. Carson Magoon

    Kamuela, HI

    Carson Magoon is the Community Education Coordinator for the Hawaii Wildfire Management... Read More

  2. Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization

    Kamuela, HI

    HWMO is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to education, outreach and technical... Read More

  3. Kara L. Vega

    I am the Napu'u Natural Resource Management Area Fire Prevention Associate located at... Read More


  1. Bill McLaughlin

    Ketchum, ID

    Bill McLaughlin is the chief of the Ketchum Fire Department in Ketchum Idaho. He is also an... Read More

  2. Boise Fire Department

    Boise, ID

    The Boise Fire Department's mission is to empower our team members with a positive, engaging and... Read More

  3. Eric Geisler

    McCall, ID

    I am a retired forester with experience in wildland fire and creating FireWise communities. I... Read More

  4. Island Park Sustainable Fire Community

    Island Park, ID

    The Island Park Sustainable Fire Community (IPSFC) is a collaborative group of concerned... Read More

  5. Jerry McAdams

    Jerry McAdams is a Senior Captain and Wildfire Mitigation Coordinator for the Boise Fire... Read More

  6. Liz Davy

    Liz Davy is a USDA Forest Service District Ranger in Ashton/Island Park, Idaho on the... Read More

  7. Team Rubicon - Region 10


    Cimberlie Christiansen is the Idaho State Leadership for Team Rubicon Disaster Response and... Read More

  8. Tyre Holfeltz

    Coeur d' Alene, ID

    As the Fire Prevention and Risk Mitigation Program Manager for Idaho Department of Lands, I work... Read More


  1. Kentucky Division of Forestry

    Kentucky Division of Forestry is committed to teaching and assisting communities about wildfire... Read More


  1. National Volunteer Fire Council

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the leading nonprofit membership association... Read More


  1. Dovetail Partners, Inc

    Minneapolis, MN

    Dovetail Partners is a highly skilled team that fosters sustainability and responsible behaviors... Read More

  2. Rebecca Manlove

    I'm a Public Information Officer for the Forest Service and on a MN Incident Command Team. I... Read More


  1. Thomas N Fielden

    I am a Fire and Stewardship Manager for The Nature Conservancy. I have been a fire practitioner... Read More


  1. Big Sky Fire Department

    “Only Our Best Will Do” Formed in 1971 and established as a fire district in 1979, the Big... Read More

  2. Chris Barth

    Chris is the Fire Mitigation & Education Specialist for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-... Read More

  3. Crystal Beckman

    Missoula, MT

    I work for the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) as the Fire... Read More

  4. Domo Woodham

    Gallatin County, MT

    Dominique "Domo" Woodham works for Montana State University Extension in Natural Resources... Read More

  5. Fire Adapted Montana

    Montana has joined others states in creating a sub-network to develop new ideas, connect people,... Read More

  6. FireSafe Flathead

    FireSafe Flathead includes individuals, neighborhoods, organizations, and agency wildfire... Read More

  7. Frenchtown Rural Fire District

    Frenchtown, MT

    Frenchtown Fire is a combination paid/volunteer department providing services to the communities... Read More

  8. Larry Elder

    Larry Elder is the Mitigation Education Specialist for the Bureau of Land Management out of the... Read More

  9. Logan Sandman

    I work as the Libby Unit Fire Management Officer for the Department of Natural Resources and... Read More

  10. Max Rebholz

    I am the Wildfire Preparedness Coordinator for the Office of Emergency Management in Missoula... Read More

  11. McCormick Rural Volunteer Fire District

    Troy, MT

    McCormick Rural Volunteer Fire District is a small district with approximately 170 properties in... Read More

  12. Mike Maltaverne

    Bozeman, MT

    Mike Maltaverne spent 27 years with the Rapid City Fire Department (South Dakota) with the last... Read More

  13. Stillwater Valley Watershed Council

    The Stillwater Valley Watershed Council is an open forum in which all interested parties may... Read More

  14. United Way of Missoula County

    United Way of Missoula County is one of Missoula’s most respected, far-reaching, and effective... Read More

  15. Whitefish Fire Department

    Whitefish, MT

    The City of Whitefish Fire Department protects the City and a large rural area surrounding the... Read More


  1. Michelle Foss


    Michelle is the Manager of Stewardship and Research at Fontenelle Forest who uses prescribed... Read More


  1. Mound House Advisory Committee


    The Mound House Advisory Committee (MHAC) is an elected group of citizens living in Mound House,... Read More

  2. Nevada Division of Forestry

    Carson City, NV

    Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) plans and implements a wide array of wildfire prevention,... Read More

  3. Nevada Prescribed Fire Alliance

    The Nevada Prescribed Fire Alliance is a group of representatives from all sectors of burn... Read More

New Hampshire

  1. City of Nashua, NH Office of Emergency Management

    The City of Nashua Office of Emergency Management is a citywide system that provides management... Read More

  2. Karyn Cote

    My current employment is with Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation bureau of... Read More

New Jersey

  1. New Jersey Fire Safety Council

    Freehold, NJ

    The New Jersey Fire Safety Council is dedicated to building the capacity of local municipalities... Read More

  2. Waterford Township Wildfire Safety Council

    Waterford Township is a small rural community located in New Jersey. Sixty percent of our... Read More

New Mexico

  1. Angel Fire Fire Department

    The Village of Angel Fire is located in NE New Mexico in the Sangre De Cristo mountains. Our... Read More

  2. City of Santa Fe Fire Department

    Santa Fe, NM

    The Santa Fe Fire Department is proud to be one of the only fire departments in New Mexico to... Read More

  3. Collin Haffey

    I am the conservation coordinator with The Nature Conservancy in New Mexico, where, among other... Read More

  4. Esmé Cadiente

    Santa Fe, NM

    Esmé Cadiente is the Southwest Program Assistant for the Forest Stewards Guild. Esmé works to... Read More

  5. Fire Adapted New Mexico

    Santa Fe, NM

    The overarching goal of the New Mexico FAC Learning Network is to create fire adapted... Read More

  6. Forest Stewards Guild

    Santa Fe, NM

    In partnership with Santa Fe County's Wildland Division, Nature Conservancy, and Fire Services... Read More

  7. Gabe Kohler

    I am a program coordinator with The Forest Stewards Guild, a nationwide non-profit committed to... Read More

  8. Lindrith/Llaves Fire Risk Reduction, LLC

    Lindrith, NM

    Lindrith/Llaves Fire Risk Reduction is a small business that implements hazardous fuels... Read More

  9. Marie Rodriguez

    Cuba, NM

    I have recently retired after 30 years as a Federal land manager with expertise in wildland fire... Read More

  10. Mary Stuever

    Chama, NM

    Mary Stuever is the Chama District Forester with New Mexico State Forestry. She has been a... Read More

  11. Matt Piccarello

    Santa Fe, NM

    As the New Mexico Hub of the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network, The Forest Stewards... Read More

  12. Pat Byrnes

    Los Ojos, NM

    Participant in local VFD which is starting a chipping/disposal program in small rural WUI... Read More

  13. Porfirio Chavarria

    Santa Fe, NM

    I am the Wildland-Urban Interface Specialist for the City of Santa Fe Fire Department. I work... Read More

  14. Sandia Park Scenic Byway Firewise

    Established in the 1920’s, Sandia Park is a forested neighborhood located along the U.S.... Read More

  15. South Central Mountain RC&D

    The SCM RC&D received its nonprofit status in 1992. It covers 7.3 million acres or about 11,458... Read More

  16. Wildfire Network

    Edgewood, NM

    Wildfire Network promotes firefighter safety, vocational job and business creation, and youth... Read More

North Carolina

  1. Cedarbrook HOA

    Laurel Park, NC

    Cedarbrook is a 22-unit community nestled in the rich landscape of Laurel Park, NC. We are a... Read More

  2. Forest Stewards Guild - Southeast Region

    Asheville, NC

    The Guild is an active member of FAC Learning Network in our southwest field office in Santa Fe,... Read More

  3. Gary Clayvon Wood

    I am the Southeast Regional Coordinator for Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy and work with the 13... Read More

  4. Hannah Thompson-Welch

    I am the Wildfire Mitigation Specialist with the North Carolina Forest Service. I cover the... Read More

  5. Jennifer Lamb

    As Southern Blue Ridge Conservation Coordinator for The Nature Conservancy in Asheville, I work... Read More

  6. Kelley D. McCarter

    Knightdale, NC

    I am Outreach Coordinator for National Woodland Owners Association and Associate Editor of... Read More

  7. Laurel Kays

    I am an Extension Assistant with NC State University Forestry Extension. I work on prescribed... Read More

  8. Margit Bucher

    I co-lead the Southern Blue Ridge FLN which partnering to the GA Towns County FAC. We seek to... Read More

  9. Mountain Valleys Resource Conservation and Development Council

    Marshall, NC

    Mountain Valleys Resource Conservation and Development has been working with the Appalachian... Read More

  10. Robert King

    I am a Captain with South Iredell Fire-Rescue and a full time safety professional in both... Read More


  1. Bellefontaine Fire & EMS

    Bellefontaine, OH

    Our mission is to serve the community in such a way as to enhance the quality of life by... Read More

  2. Robert J Kowalski

    Hilliard, OH

    I work as a Wildfire Catastrophe Risk Manager for a Fortune 100 property insurance provider. My... Read More


  1. Carrie Berger

    Corvallis, OR

    I am the Fire Program Manager for the newly funded Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Fire... Read More

  2. Central Cascades Fire & EMS

    Central Cascades Fire & EMS protects a small rural remote resort community in the central Oregon... Read More

  3. Chris Chambers

    Chris Chambers is the Forest Division Chief in Ashland, Oregon. Read More

  4. Christina Friehauf

    As the Outreach Coordinator for the Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project, I provide primary... Read More

  5. Craig Bienz

    As a forest project manager with The Nature Conservancy, I plan, design, and implement landscape... Read More

  6. Darren Borgias

    Trained as a vegetation ecologist, professionally geared up in conservation planning, design and... Read More

  7. Deschutes County Sheriff's Office - Emergency Management

    Bend, OR

    The mission of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is proudly serving our community by... Read More

  8. Ed Keith

    Ed Keith is the County Forester for Deschutes County, Oregon. As the County Forester he assists... Read More

  9. Emily Jane Davis

    I'm an applied social scientist and extension specialist focused on natural resource... Read More

  10. Jackson County Fire District 3

    White City, OR

    We are committed to serving the 54,000 residents who live in the communities of White City,... Read More

  11. Jan Barbas

    I am a Commissioner of the Port of Brookings Harbor and a candidate for Curry County... Read More

  12. Jessica Sabine Brothers

    Jessica is the Blog Manager and Editor for the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network and the... Read More

  13. Katie Gibble

    Ashland, OR

    I work with citizens, State, Federal, and local stakeholders to implement wildfire mitigation... Read More

  14. Lake Chinook Fire & Rescue


    Lake Chinook Fire & Rescue is located in Culver, on Lake Billy Chinook and in the high desert of... Read More

  15. Project Wildfire

    Bend, OR

    Created by a Deschutes County Ordinance, Project Wildfire is the community organization that... Read More

  16. Syndy Zerr

    Syndy is the founder/owner of Wildfire Mitigation Network (WMN), a consulting firm designed to... Read More


  1. Larry Mastic

    Larry is currently serving as the Northeast Region Cohesive Wildland Fire Strategy Coordinator.... Read More

  2. Wesley Martin Keller

    Jim Thorpe, PA

    I attended one of the first National Firewise Training Workshops in Atlanta, GA 16 years... Read More

South Carolina

  1. Chris Revels

    I am the South Carolina Forestry Commission Firewise and WUI Coordinator for the Upstate of... Read More

  2. Daniel Gorham

    I currently am working in Research Engineering at the Insurance Institute for Business & Home... Read More

  3. Matthew Waldroup

    Galivants Ferry , SC

    Matthew is a firefighter with Horry County Fire Rescue, and a member of Horry County Fire Rescue... Read More

  4. South Carolina Forestry Commission

    Columbia, SC

    Steve Moore is currently the State Firewise Coordinator for South Carolina. We have about 31... Read More

South Dakota

  1. Rapid City Fire Department

    Mission Statement: Prepare, Prevent, Protect Core Values: Reliability, Service,... Read More

  2. South Dakota Wildland Fire

    South Dakota Wildland Fire works with numerous communities throughout the Black Hills to reduce... Read More


  1. Cindy Barrett

    I am the Chairperson for the Long Branch Lakes Firewise Community Committee in Spencer, TN. ... Read More

  2. David Fiorella

    I work as a private contractor to assist the Tennessee Division of Forestry implement Wildfire... Read More

  3. Gwen Griffith

    I am the program director for the Model Forest Policy Program (, a national... Read More

  4. Leon Konz

    Through a contract from the Buffalo-Duck River RC&D, I serve as a Wildfire Mitigation Specialist... Read More


  1. Austin Fire Department

    Austin, TX

    The Wildfire Division addresses the potential threat of wildfires through public education, fuel... Read More

  2. James Duff

    Austin, TX

    James is one of two Fire Adapted Communities Program Coordinators for the Austin Fire Department... Read More

  3. Linda Haynie

    I work as Program Coordinator at the Austin Fire Department's Wildfire Division, providing... Read More

  4. Will Boettner

    Austin, TX

    As the Fire Education Outreach Coordinator for Travis County Fire Marshal's Office, I engage... Read More


  1. Dax Reid

    Salt Lake City, UT

    Wildland Urban Interface Coordinator with the state. I work on planning CWPP's, project... Read More

  2. Jeremy Bailey

    Help lead and organize Training Exchanges and work with FAC LN communities and others to build... Read More

  3. Sanpete County Fire Warden (Forestry, Fire & State Lands)

    The job of the county Fire Wardens is to work with federal agencies and local fire departments... Read More

  4. Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands

    Salt Lake City, UT

    The Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands is mandated by the legislature to manage... Read More


  1. International Association of Fire Chief's Ready, Set, Go! Program

    The Ready, Set, Go! Program seeks to develop and improve the dialogue between fire departments... Read More

  2. Paul Steblein

    Reston, VA

    I am the Fire Science Coordinator for the US Geological Survey (USGS). With over 100 scientists... Read More

  3. Virginia Department of Forestry

    Charlottesville, VA

    The Virginia Department of Forestry has been a leader in the Wildfire Prevention and... Read More


  1. Annie Schmidt

    Leavenworth, WA

    Annie Schmidt has worked with wildfire response, resilient landscapes, and fire adapted... Read More

  2. Cascadia Conservation District

    Wenatchee, WA

    The Cascadia Conservation District is a non-regulatory, grant-funded organization dedicated to... Read More

  3. Chelan County Fire District 1

    Wenatchee, WA

    Our mission is to protect and serve with professionalism through pride, commitment, and... Read More

  4. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 10

    Bothell, WA

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) supports tribes, states, territories, and... Read More

  5. Greta Holmstrom

    Senior Long Range Planner for a local County government with the task of preparing a Community... Read More

  6. Hilary Lundgren

    Hilary is the Washington Fire Adapted Communities (WAFAC) Learning Network Coordinator. She... Read More

  7. Kara Karboski

    Olympia, WA

    Kara is the Fire, Landscapes, and Communities Coordinator at the Washington Resource... Read More

  8. Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

    Yakima, WA

    The Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (WAFAC) is a peer group of people who... Read More

  9. Yakima County Fire Marshal's Office

    I enjoy being a active partner with the Yakima Valley Fire Adapted Communities Coalition as a... Read More


  1. Benjaman Garrett

    Spooner , WI

    I work for Wisconsin DNR as a WUI Specialist. I work closely with groups working on CWPPs,... Read More

  2. Jolene Ackerman

    Fitchburg, WI

    I work for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry as a Wildland... Read More


  1. FlamingTree Solutions, LLC.

    Riverton, WY

    Josh Shroyer (contact for this profile) is Co-owner of FlamingTree Solutions, LLC. in Riverton,... Read More

  2. Fremont County Wildfire Hazardous Fuels / Fremont County Fire Protection District

    Riverton, WY

    The Fremont County Wildland Fire Management Program (Wildfire - Hazardous Fuels) was established... Read More

  3. Jacob McCarthy

    Jacob McCarthy is the Assistant District Forester on District 5 for the Wyoming State Forestry... Read More

  4. Teton Area Wildfire Protection Coalition

    Teton County is known for exansive vistas, large swaths of forested lands managed by private and... Read More

  5. Teton Conservation District

    Jackson, WY

    The mission of Teton Conservation District is to promote conservation and management of natural... Read More

International Members


  1. Mike Wouters

    Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

    Mike Wouters leads the Fire Science and Spatial Information teams of the Department for... Read More

  2. Peta Townsing

    I live in a fire-prone area in the South West of western Australia. I am one of a small group of... Read More


  1. Gord Chipman

    Professional Forester for 25 years, Fire nerd, currently manage 120,000 hectares of dry belt... Read More

  2. Greg Lay

    For the past 10 years as both an elected Municipal official and private citizen I have been... Read More

  3. John Addison

    Kaslo, Canada

    Living in the small Rural Community of the "Village of Kaslo" for the past 23 years, I am a... Read More

Our Team

The Network is operated by staff in California and Colorado. The Network also has several advisers and affiliated researchers.