Wildland Fire Module Unit

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Mission Statement

The Wildland Fire Module Unit (WFMU) serves the FUSC by directing the interagency wildland fire module program. The WFMU is responsible for providing national leadership on wildland fire modules, developing wildland fire module unit standards, qualifications, training, certification, and practices.

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  • Establish consistent national program coordination and implementation procedures, provide a means for proactive problem and issue resolution, facilitate the exchange of information between groups, and make recommendations.
  • Facilitate any revisions or updates of Standards for Interagency Wildland Fire Module Operations under the direction of the NWCG Fire Use Subcommittee.
  • Improve communication and understanding of the role of fire in the ecosystems of the United States and how land management agencies address air quality.
  • Support successful management and utilization of wildland fire while appropriately addressing smoke impacts, for public and fire personnel health, welfare and safety.

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Module Name Type Agency Certification Date Leadership Details
Arc Dome Type 2
Role: 
Unknown
Name: 
unknown
Work Phone: 
unknown
Cell Phone: 
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Abajo Type 1 Forest Service
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Noah Daniels
Work Phone: 
435-260-2958
Cell Phone: 
unknown
Apache Kid Type 2 Forest Service 2018-04
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Thomas Lopez
Work Phone: 
575-854-2281
Cell Phone: 
unknown
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Kyrk Barron
Work Phone: 
541-271-6039
Cell Phone: 
unknown
Balcones Type 2 Fish and Wildlife Service 2018-03
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Brett Idol
Work Phone: 
512-339-9432
Cell Phone: 
512-234-0891
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Kathryn Sebes
Work Phone: 
512-339-9432
Cell Phone: 
512-755-2972
Black Hills Type 1 National Park Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Lee Dueker
Work Phone: 
605-673-8364
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Kenn Perreault
Work Phone: 
605-673-8364
Cell Phone: 
209-985-5164
Black Tooth Type 1 Forest Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jason Rodriguez
Work Phone: 
307-684-4647
Cell Phone: 
307-763-3138
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Matt Heinz
Cell Phone: 
309-253-4236
Buffalo River Type 1 National Park Service 2018-02
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Dwight Newman
Work Phone: 
870-449-2747
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Tim Baron
Work Phone: 
870-446-2747
Cabin Lake Type 2 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Macker Babb
Work Phone: 
907-347-5455
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Jyota Smith-Howard
Work Phone: 
971-285-6482
Calaveras Type 1 Forest Service
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Matt Hilden
Work Phone: 
209-768-6150
Cascade Type 1 Forest Service
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Rory Anderton
Cell Phone: 
208-867-5734
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Taylor Nelson
Cell Phone: 
801-234-0868
Columbine Type 1 Forest Service 2018-04
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Vacant
Work Phone: 
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Zac Petty
Work Phone: 
970-884-2621
Cell Phone: 
530-949-8139
Cumberland Gap Type 2 National Park Service
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jeremy Spiess
Work Phone: 
276-861-3418
Cell Phone: 
603-443-1022
Escondido Type 2 Forest Service
Flaming Gorge Type 2 Forest Service
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Shawn Denowh
Cell Phone: 
208-724-0827
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Patrick Ahrnsbrak
Cell Phone: 
801-455-3252
Galice Type 2 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Brett Ballard
Work Phone: 
541-471-6882
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
David Felsen
Work Phone: 
530-398-4087
Grass Lake Type 2 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
William Johnson
Work Phone: 
530-398-4608
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Andy Tompkins
Work Phone: 
530-398-4608
Great Lakes Type 1 Forest Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Christopher Loomis
Cell Phone: 
989-329-2999
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Joshua Nichols
Work Phone: 
231-233-1477
Great Smoky Type 1 National Park Service 2018-03
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jordan Black
Work Phone: 
865-250-3128
Cell Phone: 
218-301-9857
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Robert Vernachio
Cell Phone: 
865-210-9996
Green Mountain Type 2 Forest Service
Groveland Type 2 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Ryan Harlan
Work Phone: 
209-962-7825
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
William Barber
Work Phone: 
209-962-7825 x594
Hells Canyon Type 1 Forest Service
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Brian Bates
Work Phone: 
208-253-0128
Cell Phone: 
530-355-7314
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Steven Gundersen
Cell Phone: 
406-360-3294
Kaweah Type 2 National Park Service
Kings Peak Type 1 Forest Service
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Thomas Grubbs
Work Phone: 
208-382-7446
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
David Oatway
Cell Phone: 
720-308-7099
Lewis and Clark Type 1 Forest Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Alex Brooks
Work Phone: 
406-562-3247
Cell Phone: 
406-750-0550
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Jeff Sherer
Work Phone: 
406-562-3247
Cell Phone: 
406-750-8437
Mamomth Type 1 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Bren Townsend
Work Phone: 
760-920-3423
Cell Phone: 
760-937-3591
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Jeff Karl
Work Phone: 
908-591-5618
Marble Mountain Type 2 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jeremy Rose
Work Phone: 
530-468-1267
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Paul Buchter
Work Phone: 
530-468-5351
Metolius Type 2 Forest Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Nate Robinson
Work Phone: 
360-393-9740
Cell Phone: 
541-280-1854
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Heath Faulk
Work Phone: 
541-416-6579
Mi-Wok Type 2 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Brandon Roberson
Work Phone: 
209-432-3263
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Eliseo Garcia
Work Phone: 
209-536-9426
Mt. Hebron Type 2 Forest Service 2018-07
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Mario Alvarez
Work Phone: 
530-398-4087
Cell Phone: 
530-398-4095
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
John O'Coy
Work Phone: 
530-398-4087
Cell Phone: 
530-398-4095
Navajo Type 2
Platte Canyon Type 2 National Association of State Foresters 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Shelby Edwards
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Greg Davis
Saguaro Type 2 National Park Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jay Yancick
Work Phone: 
520-733-5168
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Killian Malone
Selway Type 1 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jim Wimer
Cell Phone: 
435-671-9374
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Dustin Decker
Cell Phone: 
406-207-0804
Sequoia Type 2
Six Rivers Type 2 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Tristan Kiehl
Cell Phone: 
559-356-7638
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Zachary Linkins
Work Phone: 
530-627-3302
Skyway Type 2 Forest Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Joe Parr
Cell Phone: 
970-986-7578
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Kenneth Miller
Cell Phone: 
970-623-3408
Slate Mountain Type 2
Snowslide Type 1 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Ashleigh D'Antonio
Work Phone: 
208-630-3941
Cell Phone: 
208-315-2856
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Will Woods
Work Phone: 
208-315-2856
Storm Peak Type 1 Forest Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Lance Broyles
Work Phone: 
970-870-2182
Cell Phone: 
970-629-2524
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Tim Cusack
Work Phone: 
970-870-2262
Summit Type 2 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Alex Miyagishima
Work Phone: 
209-956-3434 x5322
Cell Phone: 
209-768-5206
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Rich Pasquale
Work Phone: 
209-956-3434 x5322
Cell Phone: 
209-770-3110
Teton Type 1 Forest Service 2018-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Eric Neiswanger
Work Phone: 
307-543-3908
Cell Phone: 
321-277-4489
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Izaak McHenry
Work Phone: 
307-543-3901
Cell Phone: 
307-699-1705
Tushar Mountain Type 1 Forest Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Erik Blankenship
Work Phone: 
435-896-1605
Cell Phone: 
541-363-3320
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Trever Hunt
Work Phone: 
435-418-0261
Cell Phone: 
435-421-9480
Unaweep Type 1 Bureau of Land Management 2018-04
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Kelly Boyd
Work Phone: 
970-683-7708
Cell Phone: 
406-459-0597
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Owen Johnson
Work Phone: 
970-683-7707
Cell Phone: 
907-210-5490
Warm Springs Type 2 Bureau of Indian Affairs
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Darron Williams
Work Phone: 
503-231-6759
Whiskey Flat Type 2 Forest Service 2018-07
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Chris Scott
Work Phone: 
760-376-3781 x677
Cell Phone: 
559-310-6349
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Matthew Ball
Work Phone: 
760-376-3781 x678
Cell Phone: 
760-223-6226
Whiskeytown Type 1 National Park Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Rob Winkler
Work Phone: 
530-242-3419
Cell Phone: 
530-524-2614
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Juan Martinez
Work Phone: 
530-515-6561
White River Type 2 Forest Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Stewart Robertson
Work Phone: 
970-625-2872
Cell Phone: 
970-366-1146
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Mike White
Work Phone: 
970-625-2872
Cell Phone: 
970-309-9370
Yosemite Type 2 National Park Service

 

Chair: 
Kelly Boyd
NWCG Coordinator: 
Deb Fleming
Parent Committee: 
Meeting Schedule: 
As needed
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2018-09-07