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Commission Members

Federal Co-Chairs

Department

Co-Chair

Department of Agriculture

Secretary Thomas Vilsack

Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Administrator Deanne Criswell

Department of Interior

Secretary Deb Haaland

Federal Members

Agency

Name

Title

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Johnna Blackhair

Deputy Director

Bureau of Land Management

Mike Nedd

 

Deputy Director Ops

Environmental Protection Agency

Erika Sasser

 

Director of Health and Environmental Impacts, Office of Air and Radiation

FEMA- Mitigation Framework Leadership Group (MitFLG)

Angela Gladwell

 

Director

Hazard Mitigation Assistance

FEMA- Recovery Support Function Leadership Group (RSFLG)

Ana Montero

 

Director

Public Assistance Division

National Park Service

Jennifer Flynn

 

Associate Director

Visitor and Resource Protection

National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG)

Shane McDonald

 

Executive Director

 

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Cynthia Martinez

 

Chief National Wildlife Refuge System

US Forest Service

Jaelith Hall-Rivera

 

Deputy Chief, State and Private Forestry

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Joannie Chin

 

Director, Engineering Laboratory

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

John Murphy

Chief Operating Officer for the National Weather Service

Non-Federal Members

Seat

Name, Title, State (Primary Member)

Name, Title, State (Alternate Member)

  1. State Hazard Mitigation

Kathy Holder, Utah State Hazard Mitigation Officer, UT

Tim Cook, Washington State Hazard Mitigation Officer, WA

  1. State Department of Natural Resources, Forestry, or Agriculture, or similar State agency

Sonya Germann, Montana State Forester/Forestry Division Administrator, MT

Dan Gibbs, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, CO

  1. State Department of Energy or similar State agency

Elizabeth (Eli) King, Washington State Energy Emergency Management Director, WA

David Fogerson, Nevada Emergency Manager and Homeland Security Chief, NV

  1. County Government Representative

 

Lucinda Andreani, Deputy County Manager, Coconino County, AZ

William (Bill) Cox, Rich County Commissioner, UT

  1. Municipal Government Representative

Kathleen (Kat) McIntyre, Forest Health Program Manager, PhD, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, CA

Neil Chapman, Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project Manager, AZ

  1. Public Utilities Industry

Madelene McDonald, Senior Watershed Scientist, Denver Water, CO

Andy Fecko, General Manager, Placer County Water Agency, CA

  1. Property Development Industry

David Sampson, CEO of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, TX

Michele Steinberg, Wildfire Division Director, National Fire Protection Association, MA

  1. Tribal Government Representative

Bill Tripp, Director of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy, Karuk Tribe, CA

Gary Jackson, Tribal Vice-Chairman, Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, OR

  1. Wildland Firefighter

Kelly Martin, President of Grassroots Wildland Firefighters, ID

Nathan Miller, Wildland Superintendent for the City of Santa Fe Fire Department, NM

  1. 501(c) 3 organization with expertise in forest management and environmental conservation

Marek Smith, North America Fire Director for The Nature Conservancy, NC

Scott Miller, Senior Regional Director for the Southwest Region, The Wilderness Society, CO

  1. Forestry/Industry Representative

Cody Desautel, Natural Resource Director, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, WA

Neal Ewald, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Green Diamond Resource Company, CA

  1. Science (social and ecological)

Kimiko Barrett, PhD Senior wildfire researcher and policy analyst, Headwaters Economics, MT

Scott Stephens, PhD, Professor of Fire Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA

  1. Innovation

Jessica Morse, Deputy Secretary for Forest and Wildland Resilience, California Natural Resources Agency, CA

Ann Bartuska, PhD, Senior Contributing Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund and Senior Advisor, Resources for the Future, Washington DC

  1. Prescribed Fire

John Weir, Associate Extension Specialist, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University, OK

Craig Thomas, Director, The Fire Restoration Group, CA

  1. Forest Stewardship and Reforestation

Sam Cook, Executive Director of Forest Assets & Vice President, NC State University Natural Resources Foundation, NC

Brian Kittler, Senior Director of Forest Restoration, American Forests, OR

  1. Health Equity

Jamiah Adams, Senior Vice President of Diversity and Justice, The Climate Reality Project, CA

Kari Nadeau, MD/PhD, Director of the Sean N. Parker Center of Allergy and Asthma Research, Stanford University, CA

  1. National Wildland Fire Cohesive Strategy

Jim Hubbard, retiree, USDA NRE Under Secretary/US Forest Service Deputy Chief, CO

Bob Roper, Senior Policy Advisor, Western Fire Chiefs Association, CA

  1. State Fire Response

Mariana Ruiz-Temple, Oregon State Fire Marshal, OR

Mike Morgan, Division Director, Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, CO