J. Keith Gilless, Chair
Public Member / Expiration 1/15/2024
J. Keith Gilless, San Francisco. He is the Dean Emeritus of UC Berkeley’s Rausser College of Natural Resources, and a Professor Emeritus of Forest Economics. He received a BS degree forestry from Michigan State University and a joint PhD forestry and agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. At Berkeley, his research program focused on wildland fire protection planning, forest management decision making, regional economic analysis, and modeling markets for forest products. Gilless was first appointed to the Board in 2011, and appointed chair in 2013.