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

California

The Honorable John McCain

U.S. Senator

Arizona

The Honorable Mike Crapo

U.S. Senator

Idaho

Mr. Ken Pimlott

Director

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Sacramento, CA

Mr. Dan Gibbs

Commissioner

Summit County

Breckenridge, CO

Mr. David Tenney

Supervisor

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


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