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The State of Federal Wildland Fire Science: Examining Opportunities for Further Research & Coordination

Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Online via videoconferencing and 2318 Rayburn

Opening Statements

Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)

Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)


Dr. Craig B. Clements, Professor of Meteorology and Director of the Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center at San José State University [Truth in Testimony]

Dr. Jessica McCarty, Assistant Professor of Geography and Director of the Geospatial Analysis Center at Miami University [Truth in Testimony]

Mr. George Geissler, State Forester and Deputy for Wildland Fire and Forest Health and Resiliency at the Washington Department of Natural Resources [Truth in Testimony]

Fire Chief Erik Litzenberg (Ret.), Chair of the Wildland Fire Policy Committee at the International Association of Fire Chiefs [Truth in Testimony]