Steering Committee

Mark Brunson

Professor, Environment and Society, Utah State University. Coordinates with academic partners; sageSTEP liaison; co-leads evaluation.

Don Major

Fire and Landscape Ecologist, Idaho BLM.
Leads website function and updates, co-leads network of experts.

Fred Edwards

Great Basin Ecoregional Coordinator, BLM.
Leads webinar development; BLM-NV liaison.

Francis Kilkenny

Research Biologist, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station.
Leads development of syntheses.

April Hulet

Assistant Professor, Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho.
Coordinates with extension; leads program effectiveness assessments.

Elizabeth Leger

Associate Professor Natural Resources and Environmental Science, University of Nevada-Reno.
Leads project management.

Eva Strand

Assistant Professor Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho.
Leads web-based training.

Cheri Howell

Ecologist, USFS.
Leads field-based connections.

Beth Newingham

Research Ecologist, ARS.
Leads development of agency mentors and cadres.

Jeremy Maestas

Sage Ecosystems Specialist, NRCS.
Coordinates with management partners; leads field workshops.

Ryan Shane

Resource Program Manager, Nevada Division of Forestry, University of Nevada-Reno.
Coordinates with state forestry management partners.

Corey Gucker

Program Support, Great Basin Fire Science Exchange, University of Nevada Reno.
Supports science delivery activities and develops technical information.

Génie MontBlanc

Coordinator, Great Basin Fire Science Exchange, University of Nevada Reno.
Organizes and conducts science delivery activities; creates research-management linkages; provides technical information.