Fueling innovative software
July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
Amber Sprinkle

Amber Sprinkle
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Planner, USDA Forest Service

Amber Sprinkle has worked for the Forest Service for nearly 20 Years. As a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) planner for the Mt. Hood National Forest, she leads interdisciplinary teams through the environmental review process to ensure proposed projects are aligned with environmental law, regulation, and policy. Amber is also currently the product owner for the team building Open Forest, the US Forest Service’s pilot for online permitting application. Previously, Amber spent more than five years as a special forest products coordinator on Mt. Hood, where she gained a deep understanding of the public demand for an online permitting solution through her experience overseeing the Christmas tree, firewood, and mushroom programs, to name a few. In her free time, Amber enjoys cheering for her daughter’s softball team and training for a yoga teacher certification.


11:00am11:40am Thursday, July 18, 2019
Secondary topics:  Customer Centered
Laura Gerhardt (18F), Amber Sprinkle (USDA Forest Service)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 8 ratings)
What do backpacking trips, Christmas trees, and Woodsy Owl have in common? The answer is Open Forest—the US Forest Service's new online permit-issuing platform. Read more.