Risk Management Program Specialist
Kimberly Lightley is a surviving crewmember of the U.S. Forest Service, Prineville Interagency Hotshot Crew, from the South Canyon Fire on Storm King Mountain, which claimed the lives of fourteen wildland firefighters in Glenwood Springs, Colorado on July 6th, 1994. A future dedicated to advocacy for firefighter safety and behavioral health ensued. As an educator, Kimberly has spoken in venues across the nation and internationally, delivering mechanisms of coping and well-being in preparation and mitigation of the stress associated with the firefighting occupation. Kimberly is employed as a Risk Management Program Specialist with the U.S. Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management, Washington DC Office.