National Assoc of State Foresters (NASF)
Dan has been employed as Fire Director for the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) since January 1, 2007. He is the wildland fire representative for 50 states and 8 territories at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho where he works collaboratively with the federal wildland fire directors, International Association of Fire Chiefs and staff. He serves as a member of the National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group (NMAC) that manages wildland fire response on the national level. He also represents NASF on the National Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Executive Board that is responsible for national training, qualification, equipment, and incident operation standards.
He has B.S. in Forestry from North Carolina State University. Prior to his current job he worked for the North Carolina Forest Service for 29 years in numerous capacities including Deputy Director. He has served as a type 2 Incident Commander for the State of North Carolina and type 1 Incident Commander for the Southern Area which included assignments on wildfire and all hazard incidents throughout the U.S.
Thursday, November 5, 2020