Deputy Forest Supervisor,
USDA Forest Service
Sara has a Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College and a Masters in Range Ecology from Colorado State University. She started her career working for the National Park Service as an interpretive Park Ranger at a Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado. She worked as a Fish and Game Officer for Colorado State Parks. Sara started with the Forest Service in 1989 on the Wallow-Whitman NF in eastern Oregon working as an Ecologist. In 1990, she took a Rangeland Management Specialist/Ecologist position on Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sara moved back to Colorado in 1999 and worked as a Natural Resource Staff Assistant on the South Platte Ranger District on the Pike National Forest. From 2002 to 2009 she was District Ranger on the South Park Ranger District on the Pike National Forest in Fairplay, Colorado. In 2009, she was hired as Renewable Resource Staff Officer on the Pike San Isabel National Forest, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands. Sara has been serving as the Deputy Forest Supervisor on the Helena-Lewis and Clark NF since January 2017.