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Sid Beckman

Fire Management Specialist/Fire Behavior Analyst

Sid attended the Washington Institute/Colorado State University, Certificate Wildland Fire Management 1993, Northern Arizona University, Continuing Education Natural Resources 2008, and University of Idaho, Continuing Education Natural Resources 2006 & 2008. He was a qualified Incident Commander Type 1, Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 1 and Fire Behavior Analyst, and has more than 37 years experience supporting wildland fire suppression operations throughout the United States with the Forest Service and National Park Service.  His experience includes time spent as the Regional Fire Management Officer, National Park Service, Pacific West Region San Francisco, Deputy Fire Management Officer, National Park Service, Pacific West Region San Francisco, Fire Management Specialist, US Forest Service, and Battalion Chief, US Forest Service, Stanislaus National Forest  

Since retiring from the Forest Service, Sid serves as a fire management specialist and meeting facilitator with Geo Elements.  Sid is an expert in fire behavior modeling and weather data analysis in support of wildland fire and fuels assessments.