Lake States Fire Science Consortium
Jack McGowan-Stinski is the Program Manager for the Lake States Fire Science Consortium, funded by the Joint Fire Science Program, and administered through the Ohio State University. His main duties include managing the activities of LSFSC, and liaising with researchers, land and fire managers, and policymakers across the Lake States Region. Jack received a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and a M.S. in Conservation Biology from Central Michigan University. Jack’s professional experiences include - Fire Manager and Land Steward for The Nature Conservancy, a Consultant/Contractor and Burn Boss, multiple seasonal positions with USFS and State DNR’s. Jack is one of the founders of the Michigan Prescribed Fire Council and has supported the start-up of other State RX Councils in IL, IN, OH, PA, WI. When not sharing fire and natural resource management stories Jack will disappear for as long as possible into the wilds of MN and WI to explore, hunt, fish, kayak, snowshoe.