Vice President and Chief Environmental Officer
Jerry Haugen serves as Bair Energy’s Vice President and Chief Environmental officer. He is also owner of Global Creations LLC a web service and production company. He has decades of experience developing and maintaining websites for his related companies and for a variety of clients. He also wrote and published The Mushroom Growers’ Newsletter for over 30 years.
Prior to joining Bair Energy, he worked with the U.S. Forest Service for 31 years in various roles, primarily as an Operations Research Analyst, but also as a civil engineer, transportation planner, land use planner, environmental coordinator, and rural community assistance coordinator. He worked for the Forest Service in West Virginia, Montana, and Oregon. Prior to that he was employed as a Highway Engineer with the Federal Highway Administration in Indiana, Oklahoma, and New York. He has extensive experience integrating diverse scientific specialties into comprehensive plans for land use and management. Most of his career involved insuring plan and project compliance with the mandates of the National Environmental Policy Act and the National Forest Management Act.
Jerry holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering (focus: surveying, mapping, and photogrammetry) from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a Master of Science in Forest Management (focus: numerical analysis) from Oregon State University, both with honors. He lives with his wife and puppy in Klamath Falls, Oregon. He enjoys exploring the outdoors and producing photos and videos to accompany articles on his adventures.