PRESCOTT, AZ (September 6, 2017) - Beginning September 4, Tammy Randall-Parker will serve as the Acting Forest Supervisor of the Prescott National Forest. Tammy comes to us from the Rocky Mountain Region 2 where she serves as a District Ranger in Colorado on the Ouray Ranger District of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forest.
Tammy has 27 years of experience working with the US Forest Service. She has served the forest service in a variety of leadership positions as a District Ranger, Acting Deputy Forest Supervisor and Acting Deputy Director for Renewable Resources. Tammy has also served on the Rocky Mountain Type 1 Incident Management Team for six years and is currently the Liaison Officer.
Tammy has facilitated collaborative approaches to forest, recreation, and range management. Tammy has been the lead for the Uncompahgre Plateau Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project since 2009 she has brought together many agencies, stakeholders, environmental groups, and academia to advance efforts in forest restoration. She has been instrumental with the Public Lands Partnership fostering collaboration in the management of campgrounds, motorized recreation, public access, and wildlife habitat.
“I have a strong background working with collaborative partnerships and look forward to working with the partners of the Prescott National Forest”, said Randall-Parker and “I have heard great things about the partnerships and volunteers working with forest”. “The most important part of it is good working relationships, and I look forward to working with the community”.
Tammy attended Northern Arizona University and has a BS in Wildlife Management and Biology. Tammy is married to Aaron and has two children, Owen and Megan.
“I have strong roots in the Southwest and am excited to be back and serving as the Acting Forest Supervisor on the Prescott NF,” said Randall-Parker. My priority is to enable our workforce to their jobs well, take care of this beautiful forest, and deliver extraordinary service to the public.”