Agriculture, fire containment, fire monitoring, fire protection, forest service, hazard reduction, incident commander
Title: Forest Fire Chief (Retired)
Company: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service
Location: Nevada City, CA
Nevada City, CA, May 20, 2016, Jeanne Pincha-Tulley, Retired Forest Fire Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in fire protection.
There are only a handful of people in the United States designated to control the containment of Type 1 forest fires, those forest fires are categorized as the largest and most devastating. Prior to retiring, she was involved with forest and wild protection services for nearly 40 years. She received the Type 1 Incident Commander title in 2005, as well as a master’s certificate in leadership. Her expertise in managing incidents, directing the protection of 1.6 million acres of land, supervising fire suppression, hazard reduction and prescribed fires, and overseeing aviation and national response has served and benefited various regions across the country. Continue reading