State Forester – Division Director – Anchorage or Fairbanks, AK

State Forester – Division Director
State of Alaska/Department of Natural Resources/Division of Forestry & Fire Protection
Anchorage or Fairbanks, AK

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is recruiting for the Alaska State Forester position. This position offers an excellent opportunity to lead and shape forestry and fire management across Alaska. The successful candidate will work closely with state and federal land management agencies, state and federal legislators, the Board of Forestry, landowners, communities, and the general public to promote sound, professional management of Alaska’s forests. The State Forester serves as the Director of the Division of Forestry & Fire Protection and provides policy direction and oversight for statewide programs in wildland fire management, forest management, forest practices, and cooperative forestry. The State Forester is a partially exempt position.

Additional Information:

Contact Name: Lacey Forsythe
Contact Email:

Contact Us

To contact NESAF, please email the appropriate member of our Board of Directors. General questions can be directed to our Chair or the website administrator at


New England Society of American Foresters
54 Portsmouth Street
Concord, NH 03301