News January 11, 2021

Khung Named Deputy Forest Supervisor

by Jackson Hole Radio News

Bridger-Teton National Forest Supervisor Tricia O’Connor has announced the arrival of the new Deputy Forest Supervisor, Kevin Khung, who has now begun work in Jackson. The Deputy Forest Supervisor position was vacated in August, 2020 when Derek Ibarguen was promoted to Forest Supervisor on the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. Khung comes to the Bridger-Teton with 29-years of Forest Service experience. His previous assignment was 14-years as District Ranger on the San Juan National Forest near Durango, Colorado. Meanwhile, Tricia O’Connor has spent the last 4-months working as the Acting Regional Forester for Colorado and most of Wyoming. She will return to her permanent position as Forest Supervisor on the Bridger-Teton National Forest on January 25th.