Welcome to the Intermountain Section AWWA’s 2021 Annual Conference

Evans Kuo

US Forest Service
Evans Kuo is a Type 1 incident commander with the U.S. Forest Service. As the top boss of many wildland blazes, his job is to be in control of all aspects of these complicated struggles and his strategy is simple, but serious.
"Our first and foremost goal is what we call life first," he said. "And that's keeping the public and firefighters safe."
When wildfires occur, Evans and his team take care of firefighters. Evans is part of an incident management team that specializes in bringing calm to a chaotic situation. His career experience has taught him the most important lesson of team work.