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Deputy Fire Management Officer, DOI National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park
Chris started his fire career in 1989 on the Routt National Forest in northwest Colorado. From 1992 through 2000 he worked on engines at Lava Beds NM, and then worked on Arrowhead and Alpine hotshot crews for several years at Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP, and Rocky Mountain NP. In 2000 he moved into the fuels management program on the Kaibab National Forest in Northern Arizona, and in 2002, went back to the NPS in fuels and fire management at Grand Canyon NP. Chris has been the Deputy Fire Management Officer at the Grand Canyon since 2007.
Chris received a B.S. in Forest Management from Oregon State University in 1994.
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