Important Fire Science Partners

    Craig Allen 
    USDI, USGS, BRD, Bandelier NM

    Kat Anderson 
    USDA, NRCS & 
    University of California, Davis 

    Steve Arno 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 

    Jim Barnett 
    USDA, FS, SO Res. Sta. 

    Karen Barnette 
    USDA, FS, Region 5 

    John Battles 
    University of California, Berkeley 

    Julio Betancourt 
    USDI, USGS, Tucson, AZ 

    Mark Buccowich 
    USDA, FS, International Programs 

    Toni Caprio 
    USDI, NPS, SEKI 

    Dennis Ferguson 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 

    Jo Ann Fites 
    USDA, FS, Region 5 

    Dave Ganz 
    University of California, Berkeley 

    Greg Gilbert 
    University of California, Berkeley 

    Keith Gilless 
    University of California, Berkeley 

    Dean Gjerstad 
    Auburn University 

    Jim Guldin 
    USDA, FS, SO Res. Sta. 

    Tom Hamilton 
    USDA, FS, Forest Products Laboratory 

    Colin Hardy 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 

    Bruce Hartsough 
    University of California, Davis

    Dave Hessel 
    Colorado State Forest Service 

    Mike Hilbruner 
    USDA, FS, WO 

    Terry Hofstra 
    USDI, NPS, Redwood NP 

    Steve Jack 
    J.W. Jones Ecological Research Center (Georgia) 

    Jane Kapler-Smith
    Missoula Fire Lab

    Chuck Keegan 
    University of Montana 

    Peter Landres 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 

    Joan Landsberg 
    USDA, FS, PNW Res. Sta. 

    John Loomis
    Colorado State University

    Tad Mason 
    Ogden Power; 
    Quincy Library Group (California) 

    Joe McBride 
    University of California, Berkeley 

    Ward McCaughey 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 

    Kevin McKelvey 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 

    Carol Miller 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 

    Alex Moad 
    USDA, FS, International Programs 

    Dan Neary 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Stn. 

    Leon Neuenschwander 
    University of Idaho 

    Tom Nichols 
    USDI, NPS

    Malcom North 
    USDA, FS, PSW Res. Sta. 

    Dave Parsons 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 

    Katie Phillips 
    USDA, FS, Region 5 

    Tom Quigley 
    USDA, FS, PNW Res. Sta. 

    Nancy Rappaport 
    USDA, FS, PSW Res. Sta. 

    Steve Sackett 
    USDA, FS, PSW Res. Sta. 

    Sam Sandberg 
    USDA, FS, PNW Res. Sta. 

    Dave Sapsis 
    California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection 

    John Shelly 
    University of California, Berkeley 

    Tom Simonson 
    USDA, FS, Region 5 

    Brian Strom 
    USDA, FS, SO Res. Sta. 

    Neil Sugihara 
    USDA, FS, Region 5 

    Tom Swetnam 
    University of Arizona 

    John Tappeiner 
    USDI, USGS, BRD; 
    Oregon State University 

    George Terhune 
    Quincy Library Group (California) 

    Andrea Thode 
    University of California, Davis 

    Jan van Wagtendonk 
    USDI, USGS, BRD, Yosemite NP 

    Ron Wakimoto 
    University of Montana

    Steering Committee Contacts

    Phil Aune
    USDA, FS, PSW Res. Sta. 530-242-2450 

    Jim Baldwin
    USDA, FS, PSW Res. Sta. 
    510-559-6332 

    Frank Beall
    University of California, 
    Forest Products Laboratory 
    510-215-4233 

    Matt Busse
    USDA, FS, PSW Res. Sta. 
    530-242-2456 

    Gary Fiddler
    USDA, FS, Region 5 
    530-242-2478 

    Kathy Harcksen
    USDA, FS, PSW Res. Sta. 
    530-242-2474 

    Mick Harrington 
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 
    406-329-4836 

    Ron Hodgson
    California State Univ., Chico 

    Sue Husari
    USDA, FS, Region 5 
    415-705-1035 

    Mike Landram
    USDA, FS, Region 5 
    415-705-1866 

    Bill Laudenslayer
    USDA, FS, PSW Res. Sta. 
    559-487-5197 

    Roger Ottmar
    USDA, FS, PNW Res. Sta. 
    206-553-7815 

    Martin Ritchie
    USDA, FS, PSW Res. Sta. 
    530-242-2454 

    Kevin Ryan
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 
    406-329-4807 

    Nate Stephenson
    USDI, USGS, BRD, SEKI 
    209-565-3176 

    Elaine Kennedy Sutherland
    USDA, FS, RM Res. Sta. 

    Bob Vihnanek
    USDA, FS, PNW Res. Sta.
    206-553-7815 

    Dale Wade
    USDA, FS, SO Res. Sta. 
    706-559-4307 

    Abbreviations

    USGS - U.S. Geological Survey

    NPS - National Park Service

    BRD - Biological Resources Division

    USDA - United States Department of Agriculture

    FS - Forest Service

    NE - Northeastern Research Station

    PNW - Pacific Northwest Research Station

    PSW - Pacific Southwest Research Station

    RM - Rocky Mountain Research Station

    SO - Southern Research Station