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U.S. Forest Service Welcomes Forest and Grassland Supervisor Diana Trujillo to the Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands

Contact(s): Dave Condit

Pueblo, CO., Dec. 21, 2018 – Diana M. Trujillo is now the Forest and Grassland Supervisor for the nearly three million acre (Pike and San Isabel National Forest, Cimmaron and Comanche National Grasslands (PSICC) headquartered in Pueblo, Colorado. 


According to Trujillo, “Throughout my career, I’ve served in a variety of natural resource and leadership positions. One thing remains the same and that it the importance of strong relationships and commitment to making well thought-out and inclusive decisions. I promise to deliver on both counts.”


Diana brings 31 years of interagency federal service to the position. She previously served as National Director for the Forest Service Job Corps Program in Lakewood, Colorado assisting our nation’s disadvantaged youth in becoming better prepared for success in life through education, training, and public service.  Before Job Corps, Diana held the position of Deputy Forest Supervisor for the PSICC.  Diana has also served as District Ranger, Regional Recreation Director, Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Specialist, and Park Ranger over the course of her career. Her first federal job was on the PSICC in Fairplay, CO and she is happy to be returning.


“I have a soft spot in my heart for the PSICC because of the people, its complexity, and natural resource diversity.  It has issues and resources that are representative of those across the U.S. Forest Service all rolled into one incredibly diverse, beautiful forest and grassland unit” said Trujillo. “I’m honored and humbled to be selected as Forest and Grassland Supervisor,” she added.


The PSICC stretches from Central and Southeast Colorado to Southwest Kansas and includes eight Ranger Districts are: Leadville, Salida, San Carlos, South Platte, South Park, Pikes Peak and Comanche in Colorado and Cimarron in Kansas.


Trujillo replaces previous Forest and Grassland Supervisor Erin Connelly who departed in August, 2018.


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