Brittany Dyer, CA State Director of American Forests
“Forrest Health in the Sierra’s”
Dyer has worked with the Madera County Board of Supervisors in the Sierra Nevada to address the forest health crisis in the Southern Sierra that has resulted in millions of dead and dying trees and dangerous wildfire. She also has served on the State of California’s Forest Management Task Force, acting as the co-chair of the Tree Mortality Working Group, and will continue this important state-level leadership role at American Forests.
Dyer has worked on forest health issues in California since 2009, where she served in leadership positions for a regional nonprofit and local government. Additionally, her experience includes working as a grant writer, project manager, program development manager, facilitator and legislative analyst.
Dyer is an AmeriCorps VISTA alumna, has a B.S. in Communications/Public Relations, and most recently obtained a Master of Natural Resources from the Forest Ecosystems and Society program at Oregon State University. Her husband, Gilbert, has worked with the U.S. Forest Service for over 15 years. He currently serves as a Fire Prevention Officer on the Sierra National Forest. In their spare time, the two backpack throughout the Sierra with their two dogs.