Naomi Eva StephensBoard Member
Naomi Eva Stephens (board member since 2020) Acting Executive Director Park Operations, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Naomi Stephens is the Program Director, Future NPWS at the National Parks and Wildlife Service, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. She is a member of the NSW Bush Fire Coordinating Committee Standing Advisory Sub-committee and represents Office of Environment and Heritage on the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC), the AFAC Rural Land Management Group and the Forest Fire Management Group which reports to the Forestry and Forest Product Sub-committee of the Commonwealth Standing Council on Primary Industry (SCOPI). Prior to commencing in her current position, Naomi had 12 years of experience in bushfire management planning and suppression operations as part of her role as the NPWS Regional Operational Coordinator for the Hunter Region. Naomi is the Lead User Representative for the Prescribed Burning and Catchment Management Cluster research program under the Bushfire Natural Hazard Cooperative Research Centre. She is a member of the steering committee for the research program NPWS partners with the NSW Rural Fire Service at the Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfire (CERMB) at the University of Wollongong.