Reta Laford, currently serving as the deputy forest supervisor for the Coronado National Forest in Arizona, has been named the new supervisor for Olympic National Forest.
Laford, who has worked in the Northwest before, will replace Dale Hom, who retired in June. Amanda McAdams has been acting forest supervisor since June and will be replaced by Laford on Sept. 17.
“We are excited to welcome Reta to the Pacific Northwest Regional Leadership Team,” Regional Forester Kent Connaughton said in a prepared statement.
“Having worked at many levels of the organization, Reta brings a rich breadth of experience, which will …