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1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
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Bill O'Brien

Bill OBrienForestry Pioneer

Bill is an Illinois native who received his BS in Forestry and Range Management from the University of Montana.  After graduation, Bill attended Officer Candidate School then served as Lt. in the US Army Corps of Engineers 37th Eng. Group in Frankfort, Germany.

Bill held various positions with Montana DSL/DNRC, including Fire Program Manager at Northwestern Land Office, Range Forester with Forest Management Bureau, and Area Manager for Northwestern Land Office from 1992 until his retirement in 1996.

He continues to serve Montana DNRC as a FEMA Reservist, assisting the Forestry Division on cost recovery for large FEMA-assisted fires. He is married to Beverly (the Forester in the family) and has two sons, Mat and Tim.

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