David Godwin has been the Program Coordinator for the Joint Fire Science Program funded Southern Fire Exchange since 2013. He works with interagency partners to develop programs, events and opportunities designed to increase the relevance and application of wildland fire science information in land management decisions across eleven states in the Southeastern U.S.
The end users of those programs include private landowners, agency land managers, NGO land managers, scientists, researchers and students. He has a B.S. in geography from Florida State University and a M.S. and Ph.D. in forest resources and conservation from the University of Florida.