Hearings and Business Meetings

10:30 AM

The purpose of the hearing is to explore wildland fire preparedness and to consider the President’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 for the Forest Service.

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee's website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete.

Panel 1:

The Honorable Dianne Feinstein

U.S. Senator


The Honorable John McCain

U.S. Senator


The Honorable Mike Crapo

U.S. Senator


Mr. Ken Pimlott


California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Sacramento, CA

Mr. Dan Gibbs


Summit County

Breckenridge, CO

Mr. David Tenney


Navajo County

Holbrook, AZ

Panel 2:

Mr. Tom Tidwell

U.S.D.A. Forest Service

Ms. Kim Thorsen

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Safety, Resource Protection and Emergency Services

Department of the Interior