ACA Wildfire Symposium


December 8, 2022
9:00 am – 4:30 pm PT


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Cost $50 members, $80 non-members



Join us for the ACA 2022 Virtual Wildfire Symposium.  Wildfire is a potential threat not just in the West but across the country.  We hope you will join us for a day of quality professional development focusing on wildfire preparation, response, and recovery.   Participants will learn from industry experts and will also have time to brainstorm and share ideas together. 

  • Registration includes virtual program and recordings of sessions which will be available for 30 days following the event. 
  • Not an ACA Member? Join today for FREE and get the best rates for this event! 
Type Regular
Member $50
Nonmember $80



John Carr Photo

John Carr is an emergency planner and educator from Maryville, Missouri. He has spent his career advocating for and supporting emergency managers in rural jurisdictions through training, education, preparedness efforts, and full scale exercises. Carr also serves as director for the Center for Camp Safety and Emergency Preparedness, developing research and publications for camps across the country. For more information on the Center and their emergency planning resources, go to

Jenika Doberstein photo

Jenika Doberstein has worked in Camping for over twenty years in various roles such as camp counselor, unit leader, camp director, volunteer leader, and is currently the Admissions and Emergency Planning Director for Roundup River Ranch in Gypsum, Colorado. Jenika has her undergraduate degree in Recreation and Outdoor Education and her graduate degree in Emergency and Disaster Management.

Sharon Kosch photo

Sharon Kosch is a long-time member of the ACA National Government Affairs Committee and is currently co-chair.  She is the past chair of the Local Council of Leaders for the Northern California ACA field office and the current Government Relations Chair.  She has served on the ACA National Board of Directors twice and had over 30 years’ experience in Girl Scout camping.

Jane Sanborn photo

Jane Sanborn has been in the camping field for 50 years as camp director, executive director and currently director of development for Sanborn Western Camps in Colorado. She serves as the program chair for the ACA national conference. She is co-chair of the ACA National Government Affairs Committee and has been a member of that committee for many years.


Liza McNulty photo

Liza McNulty has over 20 years of experience in civil and water resources engineering and large capital program management.  In 2017, Liza joined the City of Berkeley to manage the City’s recovery from natural disasters at both the Berkeley Tuolumne Camp and Cazadero Camp properties.  Liza is adept at managing all phases of disaster recovery, from damage assessment / documentation and rebuilding conceptualization through construction.  She is also experienced with navigating the post-disaster cost recovery through insurance, California Operations of Emergency Services, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grant Program.

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