Provincial Fire Behaviour Specialist Wildfire Management Branch Agriculture, Forestry & Rural Economic Development Government of Alberta
Tanya Letcher is the Provincial Fire Behaviour Specialist with the Predictive Services Unit at the Alberta Wildfire Coordination Centre in Edmonton. As a fire practitioner for more than 20 years, Letcher has also worked as a Wildfire Management Specialist in Lac La Biche, a Wildfire Training Specialist at the Hinton Training Centre, and a Parks’ Canada Fire Management Officer in both Jasper and Wood Buffalo National Parks. Her work in the Predictive Services Unit focuses on predictions and condition reports on fuels, fire danger and fire behaviour. Letcher is also a Fire Behaviour Analyst on one of Alberta’s Provincial Incident Management Teams.