Barbara joined us in February 2019 as the Assistant Executive Director, named the Interim Executive Director in March 2019 and became Executive Director in May 2019. Barbara comes to the council with an extensive background in grant writing and managerial experience in the public sector. Additionally, she brings the knowledge and skills from spending a summer training with the USFS for wildland firefighting. Barbara will be responsible for implementation of policies set by the Board of Directors, as well as annual goals and objectives of the MSFSC.
Patti serves as the public interface and is the voice and face you come to associate with our council whenever you call or stop by the office. She comes to the council with an extensive background in office management and administrative skills. She specializes in managing the Fire Safe Council office, grant management, bookkeeping, and assisting the Executive Director in all other administrative management of the organization. Contact her for questions on our services!