Paul Miller Air Award - 2012
Janice Peterson of the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Janice Peterson, Air Quality Specialist on the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie NF, is the recipient of this year’s Paul Miller Air Resource Management Award. This award recognizes singularly outstanding performance by an air quality specialist, manager, scientist, or technician who displays excellence through initiative, skill, determination, commitment, and/or achievement in furthering the stewardship of air resources on National Forests and Grasslands. She is recognized for is recognized for her significant leadership during the 2012 wildfire season in Washington. Janice demonstrated tremendous skill working in coordination with county, State, and Federal partners to share information about smoke forecasts, summarize monitoring data, and communicate this information to community decision - makers and the public. The result of her effort was a model for future coordination of air quality impacts from wildfires in Washington and Oregon.
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