OGDEN, Utah (KIFI) — U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Chief Randy Moore has announced Christopher Campbell as the new Deputy Regional Forester for the Intermountain Region.
Campbell began his career with the Forest Service in 2012 at the National Forest System in Washington, D.C., and most recently has been serving as the Director of Engineering in the Intermountain Region office.
“We are excited Chris has accepted the position to join the Regional leadership team,” Intermountain Regional Forester Mary Farnsworth said. “His diverse experience and leadership will help our region continue to be successful in our Forest Service mission.”
Campbell was previously a Legislative Affairs Specialist and the State, Private and Tribal Forestry Chief of Staff. Prior to his time in the Forest Service, Campbell served in the U.S. Air Force as an Engineering Officer and Director of Operations at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.
Originally from Washington, Campbell graduated from the University of Portland with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and friends.
"The Intermountain Region is an amazing team, doing amazing work across some of the most amazing forests in the whole country,” Campbell said. “I am thrilled to be a part of the team and getting to continue a career in service to the American public.”