Kurt has had quite the career as a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, including working for the National Spaceflight Program out of Houston, Texas. Kurt now works as an Emergency Response Specialist out of the NWS Southern Region Operations Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council was fortunate to have Kurt present at the June 24, 2021 meeting. His presentation discussed meteorology in general and specifically the role the Incident Meteorologist (IMET) fills in the Incident Command System during wildfire incident management.