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Wildfire Prevention    Fuels Reduction    Forest Restoration



Donna Vial

Donna Vial

Board Vice Chair

Donna enjoys and is involved in many projects of community West Point and Rail Road Flat. She has been an active CHIPS Board Mamber since 2016. Prior to that, she has had a 50+ yr professional life as a teacher.

She sees that the neessity of organizations like CHIPS to help rid the forests of excess fuels and turn this biomass into products inclluding electricty. These organizations offer jobs and career paths for local folks and college students with emphasis on Native Americans.

Personally, she enjoys traveling,hiking, biking and skiing with her two sons and two grandsons.

Jaron Brandon

Jaron Brandon

Board Chairman

Bio available shortly.

Torri Keever

Torri Keever

Board Member

Torri Keever is a Program Specialist for the Columbia College Apprenticeship Initiative, where she oversees the Forestry and Conservation, On-The-Job Training program; a program where Columbia College and CHIPS have partnered to provide student trainees a well-rounded hands-on training in efforts towards wildfire prevention and fuels reduction.

Torri’s experience in education brings a wealth of knowledge, where her focus is supporting the next generation on preserving forest health, all while enhancing employer relationships and partnerships.

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