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Member Directory

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  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. Alison Lerch

    Salida, CO

    Alison Lerch is the Wildfire Mitigation Program Manager for Coalitions and Collaboratives, Inc.... Read More

  4. Ashley Downing

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

  5. Benjamin Yellin

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

  6. Bill Trimarco

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

  7. Brad White

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

  8. Canon City Area Fire Protection District

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

  9. Charlie Landsman

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

  10. Cody D. Scheid

    Pueblo, CO

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

  11. Colorado State Forest Service

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

  12. Costilla County Colorado (Disaster Recovery Manager)

    San Luis, CO

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

  13. Cynthia Layne Latham

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

  14. Daniel Godwin

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

  15. Eagle County Wildfire Mitigation

    Eagle, CO

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

  16. 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

  17. Einar Jensen

    Centennial, CO

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

  18. Emily Troisi

    Emily is the Associate Director for the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network. Her main... Read More

  19. Evergreen Fire & Rescue

    Evergreen, CO

    Evergreen Fire/Rescue (EFR)is a Fire Protection District and is a combo depart with paid admin... Read More

  20. Falls Creek Ranch Association

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

  21. Fire Adapted Bailey

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

  22. Fire Adapted Colorado

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

  23. 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

  24. Golden Gate Fire Protection District

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

  25. Grand County Wildfire Council

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

  26. Gravitas Peak Wildland Fire Module

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

  27. James Meldrum

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

  28. Jonathan Bruno

    Lake George, CO

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

  29. Kathy Lower

    Pine, CO

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

  30. Kyle McCatty

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

  31. Majors Ranch Firewise

    La Veta, CO

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

  32. Mary Huffman

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

  33. Matt Barnes

    Dolores, CO

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

  34. Meg Matonis

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

  35. Mike Caggiano

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

  36. 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

  37. Pam Wilson

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

  38. Patricia A Champ

    Fort Collins, CO

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

  39. Paul Branson

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

  40. Rebecca Samulski

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

  41. Sarah McCaffrey

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

  42. Schelly Olson


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

  43. Steve Orr

    I am a firefighter/paramedic and Wildfire Mitigation Specialist for West Metro Fire Rescue in... Read More

  44. Vail Fire and Emergency Services

    Vail, CO

    The Town of Vail and Vail Fire and Emergency Services have been proactively working with... Read More

  45. 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

  46. Wendy Fulks

    As a part-time member of the FAC Net staff, I have the pleasure of working closely with a subset... Read More

  47. West Region Wildfire Council

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

  48. Wildfire Adapted Partnership

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

  49. 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

  50. WiRē Team

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

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