Sam Metcalf

Communications Specialist
Location: NCASI Office – Corvallis, Oregon


Sam joined NCASI in 2022 as a Communications Specialist. They have a passion for conservation sciences and worked with several non-profits on marketing prior to joining NCASI. As well Sam has completed certifications for Wildland Firefighting about the history of the US Forest Service, fire conditions, and suppression. Initially, they began their studies in ecology but earned their BS in graphic design and marketing. This was due to a recognized skillset and importance in the communication of information after research was completed. Sam will work with the communications team on a variety of projects to convey scientific data and information in a way that’s understandable, clear, and accessible.


B.S., Graphic Design & Marketing, Northern Michigan University

Other Training and Certifications

S-130 Firefighter Training
S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior
S-211 Portable Pumps and Water Use
S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws
S-270 Basic Air Operations
L-180 Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service
ICS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System