District Forester, Texas A&M Forest Service
Position with Lone Star State IMT: Situation Unit Leader
Pope is serving as the Lone Star State IMT’s Situation Unit Leader. The person assigned to Situation Unit Leader, which falls under the Planning Section, is responsible for collecting, processing and organizing all incident information. For the Sandy Support incident in New York, Pope’s unit also creates maps, shares pertinent weather information with the team and provides intelligence that could affect daily operations.