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Deputy Forest Supervisor Begins on the Humboldt-Toiyabe


usfs-logo-150x150-5109584-7130110SPARKS, Nevada…Bill Dunkelberger, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Supervisor, today announced that Genevieve Masters has begun her position as the Deputy Forest Supervisor.  Masters arrived from the Apache-Sitgreaves’ National Forest in Arizona, where she served as the Ecosystem Staff Officer since 2009.


“Genevieve will make a great addition to our leadership team,” said Dunkelberger.  “In her most recent role, she managed Forest-wide Range, Wildlife, Watershed, Air and National Environmental Policy Act programs,” said Dunkelberger.  “Her diverse management and technical background will serve her well to both the urban and rural settings on the Humboldt-Toiyabe.”


“I look forward to getting to know the employees and contributing to a positive and transparent work environment,” said Masters.  “I also look forward to working together with employees, communities, and stakeholders to manage the natural resources of the Humboldt-Toiyabe.”


As a recent graduate of the agency’s senior leader program, she served as the Acting Deputy Forest Supervisor on the Pike and San Isabel National Forests and Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands in Colorado last spring.


Master’s Forest Service career began in the mid-1990s as a volunteer.  She worked as a seasonal employee, a District Wildlife Biologist, a District Range and Wildlife Staff Officer, a Deputy District Ranger,

and a District Ranger prior to her most recent position on the Apache-Sitgreaves’.  She has worked in Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, and now Nevada.  Masters has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Wildlife Conservation Biology from Arizona State University.


She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and riding her mules and horses on the National Forest.

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