Matt Kingsley

Inyo County, District 5
Chair, Golden State Natural Resources

Supervisor Matt Kingsley represents District 5 of Inyo County, which includes several small communities and exceptional landscapes, from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney. Professionally, he spent 35 years as a wildland firefighter, including as Interagency Fire Chief for Inyo National Forest and the Bishop Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management. As Interagency Fire Chief, Supervisor Kingsley was responsible for managing a $10 million budget, providing leadership for 130 employees, oversight and direction for the Interagency Vegetation Management program, environmental planning, personnel and administrative management and all aspects of the fire suppression, aviation, and fire prevention program for the Inyo National Forest and the Bishop BLM Field Office.

Supervisor Kingsley also serves on several committees and nonprofits including: AG Commission, Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Board of Directors, Inyo County Local Transportation Commission, Inyo County Visitor Center Board of Directors, Lone Pine Lions, Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce, and the Lone Pine Unified School District Board of Directors.