Thanks to Fire Photo Experts
We assembled an excellent panel of judges, people with years of photography experience, and we made sure that fire safety experts evaluated the photos. We appreciate the time and skill that our panel members gave to this effort! The panel included:
2006 Fire Safety Experts
- Tammy Denney, a webmaster for Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management, Washington, DC, has been with the agency for more than 19 years. As webmaster, Tammy develops and designs specialized fire-related communication materials for a broad audience. Her diversified experience includes national contracting, budget and fiscal management, public affairs, wildland fire safety, and fuels program analysis.
- Shelby Gales, Fire Operations Safety Manager for the Pacific Northwest/Region 6, and currently acting as the Forest Service Fire Operations Safety Manager. Shelby has been working for the Forest Service in an interagency position with the BLM for nine years.
2006 Photography Judges
- Dave Steinke is an Assistant Director for Public Affairs in the Regional Office of the U.S. Forest Service in Golden, Colorado. He runs the Creative Services shop which deals with videotapes, still photography, presentations, exhibits, streaming web content, some training and meeting facilitation. Dave has also been involved with fire for his entire Forest Service career and is currently qualified as a National Guard Liaison, fire photographer, Type I Incident Information Officer and instructs students in beginning and advanced information officer training.
- Roy Mita is an application developer and analyst for the Forest Service, NRIS-FSVeg, Fort Collins, CO. Having spent the first half of his career on ranger districts in Regions 1 and 9, he maintains an active interest and involvement in wildland and prescribed fire.
- Mary Bollinger is a Visitor Information Specialist with the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland. She has worked in this position since 1996, developing booklets, brochures, displays, flyers, handouts and other publications – designed to communicate forest and grassland management messages to the general public. She has served as a fire information officer on both prescribed and wildland fires. Prior to her career with the Forest Service, Mary worked for 15 years as a Program Coordinator for community health information and education in Maine.
Thank you very much
for your time and your expertise!