July 25, 2013

John Lissoway

John is our lead instructor for many of the classes that Wildland Fire Associates offers. Armed with a degree in Forest Management, John has over 29 years experience in fire and resources management and in training. He has had 22 years experience as supervisor of training and budget/fiscal programming. His expertise is also in wilderness management, exotic species control and cultural aspects of resources management.

Some of John’s classes include Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations, Suppression Tactics in Urban-Wildland Intermix, Fire Ecology and Basic Wildland Firefighter.

Qualified Experience (NPS, USFS, Interagency)

  • Prescribed Fire/Fire Use Manager (10+ years)
  • Prescribed Fire Burn Boss I (10+ years)
  • Area and Park Fire Program Manager Intermountain Region (10+ years)
  • Fire Management Officer Bandelier National Monument
  • Resource Management Specialist Bandelier National Monument