Tina Lanier is currently the District Ranger for the Belt Creek RD on the Helena and Lewis & Clark National Forest (NF) in Montana. She has been in this position since November 2006. Tina has completed detail assignments over the last two years, serving as a District Ranger, Deputy Forest Supervisor and as an Operations Staff Officer. She has also served as a Wildlife Biologist, Recreation Program Leader, and an Appeals & Litigation Program Manager. Tina has depth and breadth of experience in natural resources and she also has experience working with controversial issues such as travel management.
Mitchel Wilkinson has been the District Ranger for the South Fork Management Unit on the Shasta-Trinity NF in California since June 2011. Mitch has diverse experience working for the United States Army, Department of Defense and Department of State, and teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in the College of Agriculture and the Natural Resources Program at Oregon State University. Mitch has a doctorate degree in International Leadership Technology and Administration from USO. He has worked as a Tribal Liaison and has developed relationships with the nine federally recognized tribes in Oregon on a project to design, fund and construct a traditional longhouse.
“Tina and Mitch bring great strengths to the Gold Beach and High Cascade Ranger Districts of the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest, as well as to the Pacific Northwest Region, and the local communities we serve. We look forward to welcoming them into our communities, and our forest workforce,” said Forest Supervisor Rob MacWhorter.