James Freeman has been leveraging his environmental and outdoor experience to improve and streamline natural resource management since 2005. His experience includes Federal and international work with the US Forest Service, National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Army Corps of Engineers, and the Direccion General Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre (DGFFS; Forestry and Wildlife Directorate) of Peru. Most recently, James has: 

  • Completed a staffing assessment and recommendation for the Washington Improv Theater;

  • Completed an analysis of visitor conflict on the Pacific Crest Trail for the US Forest Service;

  • Completed public involvement work including surveys and public meeting facilitation on trails assessments for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Atlanta, GA, and the Huron-Clinton Metroparks in Detroit, MI;

  • Completed a business process improvement analysis for the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation council including development of a branding, marketing, and communications strategy, tactical recommendations for implementation of the strategy, and redevelopment of their website, http://nohvcc.org;

  • Recently began a Line of Business Study with the US Forest Service to examine the processes for creating and operating trail partnerships with external stakeholders.

His specializations include:

  • Strategy and Planning

  • NEPA Efficiency and Success

  • Interdisciplinary Teamwork

  • Data Analysis and Management

  • Public Involvement, Comment and Response

  • Communications

  • Training and Change Management

  • Appeals and Objection Administrative Review

His work has included support for analysis, design and management of tools to streamline work processes including: 

  • The US Forest Service Planning, Appeals, and Litigation System (PALS)/eSOPA;

  • The US Forest Service Comment Analysis and Response Application (CARA);

  • The Peru DGFFS eComment Tool

In his spare time, James does improvisational comedy and gets outside as much as possible!

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