John is a Plumas County Fire Safe Council (PCFSC) founder. At the time that the PCFSC was founded while serving as Executive Director of Plumas Corporation he had the vision to realize that PCFSC would require 501 c3 status to acquire grants. During the course of his tenure he established the mechanisms necessary for project management. In his capacity he managed at least 25 projects responsible for over 2,000 acres of private land community fuel reduction projects. John continues to serve as a Board Member of the Plumas Corporation to the benefit of the PCFSC.