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Carol Henson

Owner/Fire Management Specialist


Carol founded Geo Elements, LLC in 2009 after retiring with over thirty-years of experience in wildland fire and fuels management with the Forest Service.† She began her Forest Service career with 12 years of time on the ground with engines and hotshots crews.† Carol has extensive experience in managing complex district and forest level fuels management programs, developing fire behavior assessments, fire behavior modeling, providing technical input for NEPA, fire prevention education, providing technical input for forest land management plans, authoring community wildfire protection and fire management plans, providing public prevention education, developing hazardous fuel treatment strategies, writing burn plans, implementing fuel treatment projects, and providing wildland fire and fuels training.†

Carolís expertise includes project management, technical writing, fire behavior modeling, risk and hazard assessments, community protection planning, and fire and fuel management planning.† She has qualified experience as an Incident Commander Type 3, Fire Behavior Analyst, Prescribed Burn Boss II and other wildland fire operational positions.