Jennifer Eberlien Appointed to Serve as Acting Regional ForesterĀ for the Rocky Mountain Region

Contact(s): Lawrence Lujan (303) 815-9902

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 29, 2019 – USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen announced the temporary appointment of Jennifer Eberlien as the acting regional forester for the Rocky Mountain Region, effective October 29. As acting regional forester, Eberlien will lead over 2,000 dedicated employees and share stewardship of 22 million acres of national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming with partners and forty-eight affiliated tribes.

For over 20 years, Eberlien has worked for the USDA Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management in a variety of positions across the country. Her formal education is in anthropology and archeology. She began her federal career as an archeological technician with the USDA Forest Service in Wisconsin. She has served in various roles, including heritage program manager, national recreation fee coordinator, forest supervisor and deputy regional forester.

Eberlien will serve as acting regional forester while regional forester Brian Ferebee is assigned to a project at the USDA Forest Service Headquarters in Washington D.C.



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Key Contacts

Lawrence Lujan, 303-275-5346