TFD names new Assistant State Forester
September 9, 2021
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture's (TDA) Division of Forestry announces the promotion of Wade Waters to Assistant State Forester over fire management and emergency response operations.
Waters has nearly 20 years of extensive experience in forestry and wildland fire management and has served as the Division of Forestry (TDF) fire chief since 2018. His skill and leadership earned him an Excellence in Service award from Governor Bill Lee in 2020.
As assistant state forester, Waters will provide executive leadership to a broader scope of TDF's operations as well as supervise radio commu...