Brian Barkley

Brian Barkley

Battalion Chief
CALFIRE Land Use Planning Program

Brian has over 20 years of experience in the fire service. Brian is responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with local government stakeholders, governing bodies, and cooperators. He aids and guides planners and/or private consultants on specific land use strategies to reduce fire risk to buildings, infrastructure, and communities. Brian serves as a Subject Matter Expert in Fire Hazard Planning for professional planners, land use officials, and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) practitioners as well as local CAL FIRE Unit staff, contract county staff, and city/county jurisdiction staff.