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 NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Module Operations, PMS 430 under the direction of the Fire Use Subcommittee.
  • Improve communication and understanding of the role of fire in the ecosystems of the United States.
  • 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 Website Certification Date Leadership Details
Arc Dome Type 2
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
John O'Coy
Work Phone: 
775-289-5122
Cell Phone: 
775-293-5643
Apache Kid Type 2 Forest Service 2019-06
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 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
Calaveras Type 1 Forest Service
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Seth Greene
Work Phone: 
209-795-1847
Cell Phone: 
209-768-0094
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Sara Martinez
Work Phone: 
209-795-1847
Cell Phone: 
503-867-1053
Cascade Type 1 Forest Service 2019-06
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 Website 2019-04
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jon Freeman
Work Phone: 
970-880-2369
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Zac Petty
Work Phone: 
970-884-2621
Cell Phone: 
530-949-8139
Escondido Type 2 Forest Service
Flaming Gorge Type 1 Forest Service 2019-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Shawn Denowh
Cell Phone: 
208-724-0827
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Patrick Ahrnsbrak
Cell Phone: 
801-455-3252
Great Lakes Type 1 Forest Service 2019-04
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 2020-01
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
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
Kings Peak Type 2 Forest Service 2019-08
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 2019-07
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Alex Brooks
Work Phone: 
406-562-3247
Cell Phone: 
406-750-0550
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Sam Sulser
Work Phone: 
406-562-3247
Cell Phone: 
406-836-2469
Mammoth 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: 
760-648-1016
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
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
Platte Canyon Type 2 National Association of State Foresters 2020-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Shelby Edwards
Work Phone: 
303-838-0160
Cell Phone: 
303-815-8145
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Greg Davis
Work Phone: 
303-746-2503
Cell Phone: 
303-746-2503
Saguaro Type 2 National Park Service 2019-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jay Yancick
Work Phone: 
520-733-5168
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Vacant
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 2020-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Phil Quigley
Work Phone: 
970-242-8211
Cell Phone: 
970-200-5624
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Tim Spurr
Work Phone: 
970-242-8211
Cell Phone: 
970-623-0458
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 2 Forest Service 2020-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Tim Cusack
Work Phone: 
970-870-2262
Cell Phone: 
435-590-0929
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Evan Batson
Work Phone: 
970-870-2251
Cell Phone: 
417-860-3079
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 Website 2020-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Owen Johnson
Work Phone: 
970-683-7707
Cell Phone: 
970-210-3091
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Brian Anderson
Work Phone: 
970-683-7707
Cell Phone: 
970-576-1612
Warm Springs Type 2 Bureau of Indian Affairs
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Josh Sohappy
Work Phone: 
541-533-8198
Cell Phone: 
541-460-0879
Whiskey Flat Type 2 Forest Service 2019-07
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 2020-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Warren Swab
Work Phone: 
530-999-1674
Cell Phone: 
Unavailable
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Joe Milligan
Work Phone: 
530-242-3436
Cell Phone: 
530-524-2614
White River Type 2 Forest Service 2018-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Dan Nielson
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Mike White
Work Phone: 
970-625-2872
Cell Phone: 
970-309-9370
Yosemite Type 2 National Park Service
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Russell Mitchell
Cell Phone: 
209-626-9903
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Jasper Peach
Cell Phone: 
209-347-7250
Eagle Lake Type 2 Forest Service 2019-11
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Antonio Jimenez
Cell Phone: 
530-310-5797
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Ben Wheeler
Black Hills Type 1 National Park Service 2020-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Lee Dueker
Work Phone: 
605-673-8364
Cell Phone: 
605-517-0762
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Kenn Perreault
Work Phone: 
605-673-8364
Cell Phone: 
209-985-5164
Metolius Type 2 Forest Service 2020-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Ryan Gregg
Work Phone: 
360-449-7819
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Michael Dake
Work Phone: 
541-416-6840
Galice Type 2 Forest Service 2020-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Brett Ballard
Work Phone: 
541-471-6882
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
David Felsen
Work Phone: 
530-398-4087
Grass Lake Type 1 Forest Service 2020-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
William Johnson
Work Phone: 
530-398-4608
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Andy Tompkins
Work Phone: 
530-398-4608
Cabin Lake Type 2 Forest Service 2020-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Macker Babb
Work Phone: 
907-347-5455
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Jyota Smith-Howard
Work Phone: 
971-285-6482
Snow Creek Type 2 Forest Service 2020-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jared Nelson
Work Phone: 
307-620-0997
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Nick Foey
Work Phone: 
541-420-7695
Eagle Cap Type 2 Forest Service 2020-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Gabe Hale
Work Phone: 
541-263-0856
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Zak Tayer
Work Phone: 
509-952-7419
Selway Type 1 Forest Service 2020-06
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Jim Wimer
Work Phone: 
208-926-8938
Cell Phone: 
208-451-4654
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Aaron Mccown
Work Phone: 
406-821-2309
Cell Phone: 
406-207-0804
Abajo Type 2 Forest Service 2020-07
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Shawn Denowh
Work Phone: 
435-260-2089
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Daniel Renner
Work Phone: 
435-260-2205
Hells Canyon Type 1 Forest Service 2020-05
Role: 
Lead
Name: 
Brian Bates
Work Phone: 
208-253-0100
Cell Phone: 
530-355-7314
,
Role: 
Assistant
Name: 
Aaron Bell
Work Phone: 
208-866-6171

 

Guidance Documents

 

 

 

Chair: 
Shawn Denowh
NWCG Coordinator: 
Deb Fleming
Parent Committee: 
Meeting Schedule: 
As needed
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2020-07-06