Forest Supervisor, White River National Forest, US Forest Service
Scott Fitzwilliams is the forest supervisor of the 2.4-million-acre White River National Forest in Colorado, since 2009. Previously, he was deputy forest supervisor on the Willamette National Forest in Eugene, OR. Fitzwilliams has also held positions on the Tongass National Forest in Sitka, AK; Little Missouri National Grassland in Dickinson, ND; and Bridger-Teton National Forest in Jackson Hole, WY. Throughout his 28-year career with the US Forest Service, he has specialized in the human dimensions of natural resource management, focusing on public involvement, collaboration, and policy development. For most of his career, Fitzwilliams has also been involved with wildland firefighting, serving as a firefighter, public information officer, and agency administrator.