Assistant Director for Fire and Aviation at the National Interagency Fire Center
Grant Beebe became the BLM’s Assistant Director for Fire and Aviation in February 2020. Beebe has served as Deputy Assistant Director for Fire and Aviation, as well as Co-Chair of the BLM Fire Leadership Team. He is a well known and highly respected leader within the wildland fire community and brings a tremendous amount of knowledge, insight, and expertise to the position. Before serving as Deputy Assistant Director, Beebe became the BLM’s Fire and Aviation Chief of Budget and Evaluation in 2011 after being a member of the budget team since 2008. Prior to that, he was the Business Process Team Leader for the Interagency Fire Program Management Development Team, Chief of the Boise BLM Smokejumpers, and the lead foreign firefighting expert for a forest fire control project in Indonesian Borneo.