Dale Bosworth

Dale Bosworth, a second generation forester and Forest Service employee, was born in Altadena, California and raised on ranger station compounds. He received his B.S. in forestry from the University of Idaho in 1966 and began working for the agency on the St. Joe National Forest in Idaho.

Just prior to becoming chief, Dale served as the regional forester for the Northern Region, where he developed a program of stewardship contracting, involving citizens in planning and land management activities.

Dale has had a breadth of experience on the ground and in several leadership positions in the agency, including forest supervisor of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest, regional forester for the Intermountain Region, and deputy regional forester for the Pacific Southwest Region.

Bio and Photo Source: http://www.foresthistory.org/ASPNET/People/Bosworth/Bosworth.aspx