Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network
Annie Schmidt has worked with wildfire response, resilient landscapes, and fire adapted communities for the past 20 years. Annie is currently a staff member for the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network. Prior to her current position, Annie worked for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources facilitating the report to Washington State’s legislature centered on Substitute House Bill 2561. During her tenure with the Washington State Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network, Annie helped create the first state-level expansion network, led its policy and partnership effort, and advocated for community adaptation throughout Washington. As the former Director of the Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition in Leavenworth, WA, Annie developed the After the Fire Toolkit and led a grassroots collaborative focused creating long-term behavior change to live better wtih wildfire. Notable projects include authoring the Roadmap for Collaboration Before, During, and After the NEPA Process and development of Washington State’s Strategic Plan for Wildland Fire.