Please contact us with your questions, feedback, and fire-related information needs and opportunities. General correspondence can be emailed to email@example.com, or you can email consortium leaders and staff using the contact information below.
SFE Lead P.I.
Assistant Professor of Fire Ecology, University of Florida
Rae’s research uses field data and mathematical models to examine the effects of fire season and frequency on plant community assembly and population dynamics of rare and common species.
SERPPAS Prescribed Fire Working Group Coordinator
Jennifer E. Fawcett
Extension Associate, NC State Extension Forestry
Jennifer pulls from her background in wildlife, forestry, wildland fire, and Extension education to conduct wildland fire-related education and outreach programs and to coordinate a regional prescribed fire working group.
SFE Administrative Director, University of Florida
David R Godwin
With experience in fire ecology research ranging from remote sensing assessments of burn severity to studies of prescribed fire and forest carbon dynamics, David is excited to develop products and programs for the SFE that span the boundaries of wildland fire science and management.
Research Ecologist, Fire Team Leader, USDA Forest Service, Center for Forest Disturbance Science, Athens, Georgia.
Research interests include fire ecology, impacts and mitigation of climate change on forest ecology, plant ecophysiology, disturbance ecology, using fire for restoration and conservation of biodiversity, and tropical forest ecology.
Fire Ecology Program Director, Tall Timbers Research Station.
Kevin’s research focuses on plant community and ecosystem ecology of the Southern Coastal Plain. As Program Director, he places a priority on research that can be applied to managing and conserving natural communities and declining species.
SFE Co P.I.
Professor of Forest Science and Operations Research, North Carolina State University
Joe is involved in forest management and planning worldwide, including the analytical work on seven US National Forests.
SFE Information Technology Specialist, North Carolina State University
Chet is not your typical IT guy, he has been seen working in the field with different crews on prescribed burns throughout the Southeastern US.
Outreach Specialist, Southern Fire Exchange
Extension Assistant, NC State Extension Forestry
Laurel works on a variety of projects related to wildland fire and forestry. She has a diverse background that includes working with stakeholders to reduce wildfire risk in Western North Carolina and doing outreach for the National Park Service in North Carolina and Michigan.