New Rangers and Acting Forest Supervisor at Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands

Albuquerque, NM, June 29, 2019 – New Rangers have been assigned to the Mount Taylor, Magdalena, and Mountainair Ranger Districts of Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands. The District Ranger is responsible for overall management of the unit that he or she is assigned to, including oversite of recreation, timber, fire, and other land management activities. Along with leading the district personnel, the Ranger also serves as a liaison with community members, local leaders, and elected officials. All three new rangers are working in their official capacity at this time. Please join us in welcoming them!

  • Yolynda Begay – Mount Taylor Ranger District, previously Tribal Relations Program Manager at the Forest Service Southwestern Regional Office

  • Michael Salazar – Magdalena Ranger District, previously Timber Field Operations Supervisor with the Forest Service Enterprise Program

  • Ernest Taylor – Mountainair Ranger District, previously Budget Program Manager for Wildlife, Fish & Rare Plants at the Forest Service Southwestern Regional Office

 

In addition, Matthew Rau will be the Acting Forest Supervisor for the Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands from now until late October, while Steve Hattenbach is on a temporary assignment in Colorado. Matt is typically the Cibola’s Fire Staff Officer, and will return to that position when Steve Hattenbach returns in October.

###





https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/cibola/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD759165